The Workhouse Arts Center will present the 2014 High School Congressional Art Competition for Virginia’s 11th Congressional District. The Congressional Art Competition is an annual, nationwide high school arts competition sponsored by the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. All public, private and home schooled high school students, residing in Congressman Gerry Connolly’s 11th Congressional District, were invited to participate.
Five judges will select six winners from the artworks submitted and the winners will be announced at the May 3 artist reception. The top winner in each district will have his or her art on exhibit in the United States Capitol for a year.
Reception hosted by Congressman Connolly will be held on May 3, 2-4 p.m. Join student artists and their families to celebrate the importance of the fine arts in the region.