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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois


U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s Offices Accepting Submissions for Congressional Art Competition

Apr 9, 2014
Press Release

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s Offices Accepting Submissions for Congressional Art Competition

High school students participating in Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s annual Congressional Art Competition may submit their artwork by appointment at one of her three district offices, April 14 through April 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Matteson                                              Chicago                                    Kankakee
600 Holiday Plaza Drive                       1000 E. 111th Street                 304 S. Indiana Ave
Suite 505                                              11th Floor                                 (City Hall – lower level)          
Matteson, IL 60443                             Chicago, IL 60628                   Kankakee, IL
(708) 6789-0078                                  (773) 568-2623                      (815) 933-0437


Participating students must reside or attend a school within the Second Congressional District. The winner’s artwork will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for one year.

Artwork must be two dimensional, framed no larger than 28” x 28” x 4” and can include paintings, drawings, collages, prints, photographs, computer generated art, or mixed media (use of two or more mediums: pencils, ink, watercolor, etc.)  All artwork must be original.  For more specific directions, view Rep. Kelly’s YouTube video at

Rep. Kelly will host a reception where she will announce the winner and runners-up on April 26, beginning at 9 a.m., in the Lee E. Dulgar Gallery, located at South Suburban College in South Holland.

The high school art competition was established by the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982 to acknowledge and support the artistic talent of America’s young adults.

For more information, call Danielle Echols at (708) 679-0078. Contest entry rules can be found at


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