Sorensen Launches Congressional Art Competition 


ROCK ISLAND, IL – Congressman Eric Sorensen announced the launch of his first Congressional Art Competition for high school students in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. The winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. 

“One of the responsibilities I look forward to the most is recognizing our many talented neighbors in Central and Northwestern Illinois,” said Sorensen. “I look forward to acknowledging the gifted young artists across our District and honoring one talented student’s work in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.” 

Submissions must be made by Friday, April 28, 2023. Applicants must submit a high-resolution photo of their art as well as a student release form in an email to: [email protected].  

The student release form can be found here. To find out if you’re a resident of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, enter your ZIP code here. Learn more about Congressman Sorensen’s 2023 Art Competition here

The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 and has accepted more than 650,000 pieces of art from high schoolers across the country. 

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