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Congressman French Hill

Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

Congressional Art Competition Submission Deadline Approaching

April 13, 2017
Press Release
For more information, contact: Mike Siegel, (202) 225-2506

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – High School Students in Arkansas’s Second Congressional District wishing to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition need to submit their entries to the office of Congressman French Hill (AR-02) by Monday, May 1, 2017.  

The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in the Second Congressional District. The winning artwork from the Second Congressional District’s competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating congressional districts from around the country. The winning artwork also will be featured on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Congressional Art Competition page.

Artwork entered in the contest may be up to 28 inches by 28 inches, may be up to four inches in depth, and not weigh more than 15 pounds. If your artwork is selected as the winning piece, it must arrive framed and must still measure no larger than the above maximum dimensions.

  • Paintings - including oil, acrylics, and watercolor
  • Drawings - including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)
  • Collages - must be two dimensional
  • Prints - including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints
  • Mixed Media - use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
  • Computer-generated art
  • Photography

For more information on how to participate, please contact Chloe Maxwell at or at (501) 324-5941, or on Congressman Hill’s website at