BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Congressman TJ Cox has announced the start of the 2019 Congressional Art competition which is open to all high school students who live in the 21st Congressional District.
The competition has open categories such as painting, drawing, print and more. The winners will be chosen by a panel of art professionals from the district and there will be a reception for all participants, their families and teachers.
All submissions must be original and executed by the student.
The first place winner will receive two round-trip tickets to the National Reception in Washington, D.C., a $3,000 scholarship to a prestigious art college and their art will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.
Second and third place pieces will be displayed in the Congressman's Bakersfield and Selma District offices.
The deadline to enter is Friday, April 19. Students are encouraged to drop off all entries by 5 p.m.on April 19 at the Selma or Bakersfield office.
2117 Selma Street, Selma, CA.
2700 M. Street, Suite 250B, Bakersfield, CA