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Rep. Lipinski invites students to participate in Congressional Art Competition

2/25/2020, 3:52 p.m.
Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is inviting high school students from the 3rd Congressional District to participate in the 2020 Congressional ...

Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is inviting high school students from the 3rd Congressional District to participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece will be displayed in the Capitol complex in Washington, D.C. for visitors to view for the next year. The runner-up will have their artwork displayed in Rep. Lipinski's Washington office for one year.

The competition is open to all students in grades 9 through 12 who reside in the 3rd Congressional District. Entries must be received at Rep. Lipinski's district offices in Chicago at 6245 S. Archer Ave.; Oak Lawn at 5210 W. 95th St.; Orland Park at 14700 Ravinia Ave.; and Lockport at 222. E. 9th St., Suite #109.

Artwork, which also includes photography and computer-generated art, must be received no later than April 9th, 2020.

For more information, including contest guidelines and student information and release forms, visit https://lipinski.house.gov/congressional-art-competition1/, or call the congressman's Chicago office at (773) 948-6223.

The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents.