Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth

Representing the 8th District of Illinois
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Congresswoman Duckworth Opens 2014 Congressional Art Competition

Apr 1, 2014
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. Since 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated in the nationwide competition in which a winning piece of artwork is selected from each congressional district. The winning entry from the 2013 Congressional Art Competition was Alyssa Froehling and her piece has been displayed in the United States Capitol for the past year.

All high school students who reside in or attend school in the 8th Congressional District are encouraged to participate. Entry Forms need to be submitted to the Congresswoman’s office by Friday, April 18th, and artwork must be dropped off at the District Office at 1701 E. Woodfield Rd. Suite 900, Schaumburg, IL 60173 no later than Wednesday, April 30th.  The winner will be announced in early May.

Artwork may be up to 28 inches by 28 inches (including the frame) and up to 4 inches in depth. Types of artwork:

•           Paintings - including oil, acrylics, and watercolor

•           Drawings - including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers

•           Collage

•           Prints - including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints

•           Mixed Media

•           Computer Generated Art

•           Photography

All entries must be an original in concept, design and execution. Please review the following link for all GUIDELINES.

For information and entry forms, please click on these links or contact Omar Aquino at 847- 413-1959 or