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Congressional Art Competition

March 12 - April 20

U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson and the South Dakota Arts Council are taking submissions for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

The contest is open to all South Dakota high school students. The first-place winning entry will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel of the United States Capitol for one year. The winning artist will be invited to a reception highlighting their artwork in conjunction with the exhibit ribbon-cutting ceremony. The second-place winning entry will be displayed in Rep. Johnson’s Washington, D.C., office.

Only digital submissions will be accepted. Students should send one email including a high-resolution JPEG image, along with a completed PDF of the student release form to rebecca.cruse@state.sd.us. Submissions must be received by April 24. Winners will be notified by April 29.

Please review the artwork specifications and guidelines before submitting and download the student release form at http://www.artscouncil.sd.gov/CAC/index.aspx.


March 12
April 20