From the office of U.S. Representative Andy Harris:
Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) is pleased to invite high school students in Maryland’s First Congressional District to participate in the 2011 Congressional Art Competition. Each year, the United States House of Representatives sponsors this prestigious contest for high school students across our nation. The annual competition provides an opportunity for students across the country to exhibit their artwork and receive national recognition. It also demonstrates the important role that the arts play in American society.
In the past, over 200 congressional offices have participated in the program. The artwork of the winner of this year’s First District Competition will be displayed in the corridor tunnel leading to the U.S. Capitol Building for one year, where it will be seen by countless thousands of people. In addition, the winner will also be given the opportunity to have lunch with up to three guests with Congressman Harris. At this lunch the Congressman will present a flag flown over the Capitol in the winner’s honor.
Information on the Congressional Arts Competition is available to interested artists on Congressman Harris’ website at http://harris.house.gov/serving-you/art-competition. The information includes specifics about the media and size of entries and also includes documentation that must accompany each entry. Students are invited to submit entries no later than April 22, 2011 to my district offices located in Bel Air, Kent Island or Salisbury. The Competition is open to all public, private and parochial high school students in the 1st District. For further information and details, please contact Charlotte Hayworth at (202) 225-5311. The addresses for the district offices are as follows:
Bel Air District Office
15 East Churchville Road Suite 102B
Bel Air, MD 21014
100 Olde Point Village Suite 101
Chester, MD 21619
212 West Main Street Suite 204 B
Salisbury, MD 21801