Congressman Randy Weber

Representing the 14th District of Texas
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Art Competition

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our congressional district.

The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in the 14th District. The over-all winner of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will also include artwork from other contest winners nation-wide.

Art works entered in the contest may be up to 26 inches by 26 inches (including the frame) and may be up to 4 inches in depth. The art work may be

  • Paintings - including oil, acrylics, and watercolor
  • Drawings - including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers
  • Collage
  • Prints - including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints
  • Mixed Media
  • Computer Generated Art
  • Photography

All entries must be an original in concept, design and execution. The deadline for submitting artwork will be Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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. Since then, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nationwide competition.

The student information release form can be found here.

If you would like more information on the annual Congressional District Art Competition - including this year's deadlines - please submit the following form.

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Entry Information
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The deadline for submitting artwork will be Thursday, April 13, 2017.


Artwork must be submitted to one of my district offices, addresses listed below:

Lake Jackson 122 West Way St, Suite 301, Lake Jackson, TX 77566
League City – 174 Calder Rd., Suite 150, League City, TX 77573
Beaumont – 505 Orleans St., Suite 103, Beaumont, TX 77701

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