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Congressional Art Competition

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.

The contest is open to all high school students in the 2nd Congressional District of New Mexico. The winning artwork of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country. The winning artwork is also featured on's Congressional Art Competition page.

Official rules for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition are available HERE

Participants will also need to complete the Student Release Form HERE

If you would like more information on the competition, or to submit your release form and photo of your artwork, please contact