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Congressional Art Award

Congressional Art Award

Congratulations to Aleesia Wise for being selected for the 2nd year in a row for the Congressional Art Award, District FL 18. 

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.

Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol. To enter, contact Representative Brian Mast’s office, Kalene Rowley at (772) 336-2877.

Photo by Thomas Winter.