Congressman Bob Gibbs Announces 2011 Congressional Art Competition

March 21, 2011
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Bob Gibbs is pleased to announce the launch of the 2011 Congressional Art Competition – An Artistic Discovery.  The Congressman invites all high school students in grades 9-12, who reside or attend school in Ohio’s 18th district, to submit entries. 

Every spring the US House of Representatives sponsors an art competition for high school students. Submitted artwork will be evaluated by a panel of local judges.  The winning artwork will be displayed for a year in the US Capitol along with winners from other Congressional districts.  Runner-ups will have their art hung in the D.C. and district offices of Congressman Gibbs.

“This art competition is an excellent chance for students in the 18th district the opportunity to display their talents in the nation’s Capitol,” said Congressman Gibbs.  “I look forward to receiving and reviewing many pieces of art from our district’s talented young artists.”

Artwork must be entirely original.  Accepted media for artwork include paintings, drawings, collage, prints, mixed media, computer generated art and photography.  More information can be found here:

Entries must be submitted to Gibbs’ district office located at 1166 Military Rd., Ste. B, Zanesville, OH 43701 by April 22nd.