U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s Office Now Accepting Submissions for the 21st Annual Congressional Art Competition
La Crosse, WI – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that his office is currently accepting submissions from western and central Wisconsin high school students for the 21st Annual Congressional Art Competition. The deadline for submitting art to Rep. Kind’s office is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3rd.
“Tawni and I look forward to the Congressional Art Competition every year,” Rep. Kind said. “The artistic talent that our kids in western and central Wisconsin have is truly amazing, and I look forward to displaying some of it in my Wisconsin offices and in the Capitol for all to appreciate.”
The first place entry will hang for a year in the U.S. Capitol along with the works of other student artists from across the country, the second place entry will be displayed in Rep. Kind’s Washington, D.C. office, and the third and four place pieces will be displayed in Kind’s La Crosse and Eau Claire offices.
A reception to recognize the students will be held at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s University Gallery on a date to-be-announced. All participants, their families, and teachers will be notified of the pending date, and are invited to attend.
If you are a student interested in entering the competition or have questions about the contest guidelines, please call Rep. Kind’s La Crosse office toll-free at 888-442-8040.