Young Third District Artists Encouraged To Participate In Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – High school students in Nebraska’s Third Congressional District are being invited to submit their artwork for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition.

According to a release from Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), the deadline for the art competition is Friday, March 19.

The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity for young Third District artists to showcase their talents in the U.S. Capitol. Congressman Smith looks forward to partnering with the Nebraska Art Teachers Association to review this year’s submissions.

The Nebraska Art Teachers Association is working with Smith to coordinate the competition. Official rules, guidelines and submission forms are available on Congressman Smith’s website:

First-place artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol, alongside winning entries from across the country and Smith will display runner-up artwork in his Washington, D.C. and Third District offices.

The Congressional Institute annually sponsors the Congressional Art Competition for high school students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.