Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Garamendi Welcomes Submissions for High School Congressional Art Competition

February 18, 2015
Press Release

DAVIS, CA - The Office of Congressman John Garamendi is now accepting submissions for the annual Congressional Art Competition. The deadline to submit artwork is April 24, 2015 at 5PM.

All high school students residing in California’s 3rd Congressional District, which includes all or portions of Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties, are invited to submit their original artwork. To find out if you are a resident of the 3rd District, go to https://www.house.gov/representatives/find/ and to view a map of the District, go to https://garamendi.house.gov/our-district.

Since 1982, the Congressional Art Competition has provided an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of young constituents.  The winning piece from California’s 3rd Congressional District will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol Building. The artist and one guest will also be invited to Washington, DC to attend an awards ceremony. Artwork receiving special merit recognition will be displayed in a district office.

Artwork entered may be up to 28 inches by 28 inches and up to 4 inches in depth. All entries must be original in concept, design and execution. Rules and instructions for the competition can be found at https://garamendi.house.gov/how-can-i-help/art-competition. Students interested in submitting artwork or have questions concerning the competition may contact Congressman Garamendi’s Davis Office at (530) 753-5301.

Artwork may be submitted to any district office location no later than April 24 at 5PM:

Davis District Office: 412 G Street, Davis CA 95616

Yuba City District Office: 795 Plumas Street, Yuba City CA 95991

Fairfield District Office: 1261 Travis Blvd, Suite 130, Fairfield CA 94533

 

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