WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer announced the beginning of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition today. The United States House of Representatives sponsors this competition each year to honor talented young artists from across the district.  


High School students in the First District of Kentucky are encouraged to participate. The winning artwork of the First 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 House.gov's Congressional Art Competition page.


All entries are due on April 27th. Entries can be sent to the District Office in Tompkinsville. Entries can also be dropped off at Paducah or Madisonville, if you call ahead of time. For more information on the rules and where to send the artwork, you can visit Congressman Comer’s website and the art competition page located here.


“We have many talented students in the First District. I look forward to seeing all of the entries and displaying the winning piece in the Capitol for everyone to see,” said Rep. Comer.


If you have any questions, call the Washington Office at 202-225-3115 and ask to speak to Kaity Wolfe.