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Dunn announces 2018 Congress Art Competition

Congressman Neal Dunn (R,FL-2) recently announced the 2018 High School Congressional Art Competition for Florida’s Second Congressional District.

The United States House of Representatives sponsors this competition each spring to recognize and honor talented young artists from each congressional district across the country.

High school students residing in Florida’s Second District (including all of Gadsden County) are encouraged to submit their work.

The winning piece will be hung in the United States Capitol Building along with other artwork from across the country.

Submissions can include paintings, drawings, collages and photography, among other mediums.

Artwork entered in the contest may be up to 26 inches by 26 inches; may be up to 4 inches in depth; and not weigh more than 15 pounds.

All entries must be original and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws.

Any entry that has been copied from an existing photo or image will not be accepted.

The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on April 17.

For full competition guidelines, visit

Special to The Herald