2019 Congressional Art Competition Winner

Congresswoman Bustos invites high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Congresswoman Bustos will be accepting submissions through the deadline – which is Thursday, April 9 of 2020. Students are limited to only one entry.

The Congressional Art Competition, first held in 1982, is a nationwide high school arts competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. One winning piece of artwork will be selected to be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington for the next year. The winner of the competition will also win two airline tickets to Washington, D.C. Runners-up will have their artwork displayed in Bustos’ Illinois offices and in her Washington, D.C. office.

Any high school student from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District is eligible to submit their original artwork for consideration. To enter, students must submit a digital form below and also send a digital version of their artwork to Artwork.Bustos@mail.house.gov. All entries will be posted online for the public to vote for the eventual winner. Students who submit artwork are also invited to attend a showcase on May 2, 2020. Details regarding the showcase will be released at a later date.

Students may submit their artwork here: