2021 Congressional Art Competition: Deadline April 30th!

April 15, 2021
Press Release
Rep. Adriano Espaillat is Co-Host of the National Art Competition and Encourages District High School Students to Showcase Artistic Talent

WASHINGTON, D.C. Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) serves as a national co-host of this year's Congressional Art Competition and encourages high school students from New York's 13th congressional district to apply for an opportunity to display their winning art in the United States Capitol for up to one year.

Artwork may be emailed to Art.NY13@mail.house.govThe deadline to submit entries from NY-13 is Friday, April 30th.

SUBMISSIONS: The original art may include digital submissions of paintings, drawings, collages, and photography. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, art may be submitted from the 2019 school year, the 2020 virtual school year and the current 2021 hybrid year. 

For questions about art entries from New York's 13th congressional district, please contact Michelle Booker at Michelle.Booker@mail.house.gov or Laurie Tobias-Cohen at Laurie.Tobias-Cohen@mail.house.gov.

Click here to read the complete rules and regulations for the 2021 competition for students and teachers. The following additional resources are also available for students and teachers for this year's competition.

* Art Submission Checklist

* Student Entry Release Form

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Representative Espaillat is the first Dominican American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and his congressional district includes Harlem, East Harlem, West Harlem, Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill and the north-west Bronx. First elected to Congress in 2016, Representative Espaillat is serving his third term in Congress. Representative Espaillat currently serves as a member of the influential U.S. House Committee on Appropriations responsible for funding the federal government’s vital activities. He is also a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), where he serves as the Second Vice Chair and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, where he serves as Deputy Whip. Representative Espaillat also currently serves as a Senior Whip of the Democratic Caucus. To find out more about Rep. Espaillat, visit online at https://espaillat.house.gov/.