High school students are being recruited to submit their artwork for the Congressional Art Competition.
In a news release from Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Everett, the congressman invited high school-aged students in the Second Congressional District, which includes Island County, to turn in original works for consideration.
The winning entry will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol building and the artist will get two plane tickets to Washington, D.C.
To participate, students must complete and submit the entry form available online at http://larsen.house.gov/helping-you/art-competition or by calling Larsen’s office in Everett at 425-252-3188, due by 4 p.m. April 18.
Entry forms must be signed by the student, a parent or guardian and a school faculty member.
They can be mailed or delivered to Larsen’s offices: Rep. Rick Larsen, Re: Art Competition, Wall Street Building, 2930 Wetmore Ave., Suite 9F, Everett, WA 98201 or Rep. Rick Larsen, Re: Art Competition, 119 North Commercial St., Suite 1350, Bellingham, WA 98225.
Designated drop off locations throughout the district will be determined by April 1 and announced on Larsen’s website.
Participants will be honored and the winner will be announced at a reception on April 23, 2015.