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Washington, March 17, 2021 | comments

CORNING, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed is announcing the start of the annual 23rd Congressional District Art Competition. The contest provides students across the district with the opportunity to showcase their artistic talent to the community and Washington, D.C.

“We are thrilled to be kicking off this year’s Art Competition, and look forward to seeing all the submitted artwork from students across the district,” said Rep. Tom Reed. “We care about providing young people in our community with a platform to hone and celebrate their artistic talents.”

The annual competition is open to all high school students in the 23rd Congressional District. One student will have their original artwork displayed for one year in the United States Capitol and will have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. for the Exhibition Opening Celebration of their artwork. Five student finalists will have their artwork displayed in Tom Reed’s Washington, D.C. office.

Framed artwork must be submitted to one of Congressman Reed’s district offices with the appropriate documentation by Friday, April 16, 2021. One piece of artwork can be submitted from each high school.

Artwork can be submitted to any of our district offices. Please call Sharon Murphy at 607-654-7566 to confirm the day and approximate time to drop off. The Student Information and Release Form must be attached to the back of the artwork. If you are dropping your artwork off in person, please remember to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.

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