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Bryne to hold art competition

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) this week announced the details of the First Congressional District Art Competition for area high school students.

 

The competition is open to all high school students who reside in the First Congressional District. All entries must be an original concept, two-dimensional, no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches deep when framed , weigh no more than 15 lbs., and be within the following categories:

 

  • Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
  • Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)
  • Prints: lithographs, silk screen, block prints
  • Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
  • Collages (must be two dimensional)
  • Computer-generated art
  • Photographs

 

The art competition will be judged by independent art experts, and the winning piece of art will be displayed in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

 

Interested artists should work with their local high school and art teacher when submitting their artwork. All artwork must be submitted to the Mobile Museum of Art between the hours of 3:30-5:00 pm on March 28th and 29th. No artwork will be accepted after 5:00 pm on March 29th.

More information about the Congressional Art Competition and the necessary submission forms can be found online at Byrne.House.Gov/ArtCompetition.