2013 Congressional Art Competition for highschoolers

Congressman Rick Larsen
Everett Office
2930 Wetmore Avenue, Suite 9F
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: 425-252-3188

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 2nd 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 32 inches by 32 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


For those in the Tulalip, Marysville and Everett area visit this page for further information, criteria and application
Hon. Rick Larsen, WA-02

For those interested and not located in the Tulalip, Marysville and Everett area, please find your Districts Congressman here. http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/WA


View criteria and application here

Hon. Suzan DelBene, WA-01
Hon. Rick Larsen, WA-02
Hon. Jaime Herrera Beutler, WA-03
Hon. Doc Hastings, WA-04
Hon. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, WA-05
Hon. Derek Kilmer, WA-06
Hon. Jim McDermott, WA-07
Hon. David G. Reichert, WA-08
Hon. Adam Smith, WA-09
Hon. Denny Heck, WA-10

View artwork for the 2012 competition here http://conginst.org/art-competition/