2017 Congressional Art Competition | Congressman Ami Bera

Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Art Competition

2016 Winner “His Golden Age,” by Daniel Chen from Cosumnes Oaks High School.

Know a local high school artist? My office is now accepting entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition!

Each year, I’m proud to have my office take part in this competition to highlight talented local high school students.

The winner receives two free round trip tickets to see his or her art work hung our nation’s capital!

If you’re interested in taking part in this year’s competition, please read the information on this page to learn more about the rules and to see how you can enter.


What are the rules?

Here are the main rules that you need to follow if you’re interested in entering the Congressional Art Competition:

  • All students who enter the competition must live in California’s 7th congressional district, which resides entirely within Sacramento County. Major neighborhoods and cities include Elk Grove, Florin, Rosemont, Rancho Cordova, Rancho Murieta, Carmichael, Arden Arcade, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale, Gold River, and Folsom. If you’re not sure if you’re a resident of my district, please click here to find out.
  • All artwork must be completed by a high school student and have an accompanying student release form.
  • Each entry must be the ORIGINAL work of the student.
  • Accepted mediums include: paintings, drawings, collages, prints, mixed-media, photography, computer assisted.
  • Framed dimensions cannot exceed 26” x 26” x 4”.

You can click here to read the complete guidelines from the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives.

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How do I enter?

All artwork must be received in my local office in Sacramento County by Friday, April 28th, at 5 PM.

Here’s our address:

8950 Cal Center Drive
Ste. 100
Sacramento, CA 95826
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/bi13cHcymgp

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What if I have questions?

If you have any questions, please call my local office at (916) 635-0505 and ask to speak with Keane Chukwuneta. Keane is overseeing the competition for my office this year and can help answer questions you may have.

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