Congresswoman Bordallo: Call for Entries for the Annual Congressional Art Competition

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Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo and the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) have announced the start of the annual Congressional Art Competition.

A release from the Congresswoman’s office quotes her as saying that “The Congressional Art Competition is a great opportunity to showcase the talent of Guam’s young artists”.

Rules for Entry:

* All Guam high school students are eligible to participate. No student can submit more than 1 art work. Each school is eligible to submit up to 20 works. Works of art previously submitted for consideration can not be submitted for resubmission.

* Students must submit their artwork no later then Friday, April 25 to Congresswoman Bordallo’s Guam District Office, located in the Capitol Plaza Building, 120 Father Duenas Avenue, Suite 107 in Hagåtña. 

* All entries must be accompanied by a Student Information/Release Form, which can be found on Congresswoman Bordallo’s website. 

* All submitted artwork will be judged by a panel of local artists, and the winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol Complex.

READ the release from Congresswoman Bordallo below:

Bordallo Announces Congressional Art Competition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –March 24, 2014 – Washington, D.C. –

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo and the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) today announced the beginning of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide annual high school arts competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. 650,000 high school students have participated since the competition began in 1982.

Congresswoman Bordallo invites all high school students to participate in the competition. Local high schools may contribute up to 20 entries from students for the local competition, and no student may submit more than one artwork. Further, art submitted in prior Congressional Art Competitions will not be accepted. Students may submit their artwork no later then Friday, April 25, 2014 to Congresswoman Bordallo’s Guam District Office, located in the Capitol Plaza Building, 120 Father Duenas Avenue, Suite 107 in Hagåtña.  All entries must be accompanied by a Student Information/Release Form, which can be found on Congresswoman Bordallo’s website.  All submitted artwork will be judged by a panel of local artists, and the winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol Complex.

For more information on this competition, please visit Congresswoman Bordallo’s website at http://bordallo.house.gov/serving-you/art-competition, or call her District Office at 477-4272.

“The Congressional Art Competition is a great opportunity to showcase the talent of Guam’s young artists,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “Over the years, I have been very impressed with each submission chosen to be displayed here on Capitol Hill. I encourage our high school students to participate in this competition. I also thank all our partners and sponsors for their support of Guam’s young artists.