Congressional Art Competition

2024 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Michael C. Burgess, MD (TX-26)

The 2024 Congressional Art Competition is open to High School students (grades 9-12) residing in or attending public, private, and home schools located in the 26th Congressional District. 

Student artists will have their works judged by a professional art educator. The artwork selected by the art juror for the GRAND Prize will be displayed for an entire year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit hallway in the Cannon HOB Tunnel is traveled daily by Members of Congress, their staff, and thousands of visitors who view the artwork from congressional districts throughout the country. Each piece is highlighted with the congressional district, title of the artwork, and the name of the student artist. The 26th District winner and one parent/guardian will be invited to see the unveiling of their artwork at the national reception and exhibition in Washington, D.C. on June 27th, 2024. 

Art Teachers must submit digital images of their students’ artworks via email to, April 1st at 5:00 PM is the deadline for submission of digital artwork. For more information regarding this year’s contest, please view the 2024 Art Competition Guidelines here. The Student Information & Release Form may be accessed here.

Contact Grace Martin in the Lake Dallas office with any questions; email: or phone: 940-497-5031.