Sam Johnson announces 2012 Congressional Art Competition
Mar 6, 2012 -
Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) invited high school students residing in the Third Congressional District to submit original artwork for the 2012 Congressional Art Competition. This contest is open to students enrolled in public, private or home schools, and the deadline to submit artwork is March 29th. The winning piece will be sent to Washington, D.C., to hang in the United States Capitol for one year.
“Each year I am impressed with the wealth of artistic talent these students bring, and I look forward to seeing this year’s submissions” said Johnson.
Artwork must be submitted by March 29th. Students may take their piece directly to the Congressman’s local office or teachers may contact Michael Wassel in the Richardson office at Michael.email@example.com or at 972-470-0892 to arrange for a pick-up date and time from individual schools.
In addition, the public will be invited to view all Third District artwork submissions at the Congressional Art Contest Exhibit and award ceremony in McKinney on Thursday, May 3rd. Johnson will release more information about this event at a later date. Beginning in April, entries will be displayed on Johnson’s website for the community to participate in the annual People’s Choice award competition. The public can view and vote on their favorite piece, and the winning artist will receive the People’s Choice award.
Additional information can be found in the “Info for Students” section of the Congressman’s website at samjohnson.house.gov. Johnson represents portions of Dallas and Collin Counties.
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