Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Last Week to Submit 2017 Congressional Art Competition Entries

Apr 21, 2017
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Calling all high school students who live or attend school in the Fifth District! Submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition are due in one week.

WHAT:                 The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide high school arts competition that is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Only one winner is selected from each Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol Building for the duration of the exhibition along with other pieces by students from around the country.

WHO:                   All high school students who live or attend school in the Fifth District of Indiana which includes communities and schools in Blackford, Boone, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Madison, Marion and Tipton counties. For a map of the Fifth District, please click here.

WHEN:                 Submissions are due on April 28, 2017, before 5:00 p.m. 

WHERE:               Submissions should be sent to or dropped off at either of Congresswoman Susan Brooks’ offices in the Fifth District.

                                                Carmel Office: 11611 North Meridian Street, Suite 415, Carmel, Indiana 46032

                                                Anderson Office: 120 East 8th Street, Suite 101, Anderson, Indiana 46016

GUIDELINES:      All entries must meet the following criteria:

  • Be two dimensional.
  • If selected as the winning piece, it must arrive in Washington, D.C., framed.
  • Be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches deep, including the frame.
  • Not weigh more than 15 pounds.
  • Be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws.

Work entered must be in the original medium; that is, not a scanned reproduction of a painting or drawing. More information, including additional rules for students and teachers are available online at: