Calling All High School Artists in the 17th District


Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) is announcing the launch of his second annual 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.

“Highlighting the talented young people that live in our communities is one of my favorite responsibilities as a trusted representative for Central and Northwestern Illinois,” said Sorensen. “Through this art competition, I look forward to recognizing the gifted young artists across our district and honoring one student by having their work displayed in the U.S. Capitol.” 

Submissions must be made by Friday, April 19, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Applicants must submit a high-resolution photo of their art as well as a student release form in an email to:

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 2024 Art Competition here.

You can read more about Sorensen’s 2023 Art Competition winner here.  

***Courtesy of Congressman Eric Sorensen***

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