Tuesday, February 22, 2011

CALL TO ARTISTS: High School Art Competition will take place in Montpelier

Congressman Welch will host the 30th annual Congressional Art Competition on May 9, 2011 at the T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier, VT. Founded by former Senator Jim Jeffords in 1981, the competition is a unique forum for Vermont’s high school artists to showcase their talent and abilities. The winning piece of artwork from Vermont will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

Teachers can download the 2011 Congressional Art Competition Rules and the Registration at Rep. Welch’s website. Art Competition Ceremony details to come. If you have any questions please contact Victoria Jones at (888) 605-7270 or victoria.jones at mail.house.gov

Image: The 2010 winning piece: Milking Time by Holly Greenleaf, St. Johnsbury Academy