Congressional Art Competition Deadline Nears


Saipan, MP – One last reminder that the deadline for entries to the Congressional Art Competition is the Friday, April 11.

The Congressional Art Competition is open to Northern Marianas students in grades 9 through 12. Original, two-dimensional art in a wide variety of media—painting, drawing, collage, print, computer-generated art, and photography—is permitted.

The winning entry from each of the 441 Congressional districts is placed on display for a year. The art works are viewed by tens of thousands of visitors to the U.S. Capitol.

Previous winners of the Congressional Art Competition have been Rosanna L. Camacho, Bryan Jose Obaldo Deleon Guerrero, Hannah Alcordo, and Krisna Balolong of Marianas High School, and Aaron Tomokane of Kagman High School,

A panel of artists from the Northern Mariana Islands selects the winning art.

Entries should be delivered or mailed to one of the congressional offices on Saipan, Rota or Tinian by close of business on Friday, April 11. The offices are open Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.

More information about the Congressional Art Competition is available at

Or students may contact Michelle Tenorio at the Washington, DC Office (, 877.446.3465); Paula Bermudes at the Saipan Office (, 670.323.2647/8); Harry Masga at the Rota District Office (, 670.532.2647); or Jose Kiyoshi at the Tinian District Office (, 670.433.2647).