Niki Jacob - Advertising Art & Design Instructor

I am happy to announce our 2022 Congressional Art Competition, which will give High School students across Burlington and Ocean Counties an opportunity for their artwork to be featured in Washington, DC in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.

This year our contest will run from March 28th to April 22nd. All submissions must be received by no later than 5:00 PM on April 22nd. Judging will then be held and a winner will be announced in early May.

The following is a summary of the Congressional Art Competition rules:

Artwork entered in the contest may be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches in depth and not weigh more than 15 pounds (even when framed). If your artwork is selected as the winning piece, it must arrive framed and must still measure no larger than the above maximum dimensions.

Accepted mediums for the two-dimensional artwork are as follows:

  • Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
  • Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)
  • Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
  • Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
  • Collages (must be two dimensional)
  • Computer-generated art
  • Photographs

Students will be able to enter their work virtually and complete all necessary forms at this link. You can find more information about the competition and how to enter it on our website at https://kim.house.gov/services/art-competition. You can find the full rules and regulations for the competition by clicking here. You can find examples of past winners by clicking here.

I want to thank you in advance for your participation and wish all student artists the best of luck in the competition.

Julianna Heck

Caseworker/Field Representative
Office of Congressman Andy Kim, NJ-03

Mailing Address:
429 John F. Kennedy Way
Box 9
Willingboro, NJ 08046
Phone: (856)-703-2700
Fax: (856)-369-8988

Visit our scheduling page to invite Congressman Kim to an event or to request a meeting.  To keep up to date with our office, please consider joining our newsletter.2022 Congressional Art Competition Flyer (1)

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