April 3, 2019
Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) today announced details of his 2019 Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition. All high school students who live in New York’s 22nd Congressional District are eligible to submit an entry.

The Congressional Art Competition is an annual event hosted by the House of Representatives, allowing high school students from across the country to showcase their artistic talents. The winning pieces from each Congressional District are displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a full year.

“I’m excited to invite Upstate New York high schools students to participate in the Congressional Art Competition,” said Brindisi. “I know we have some incredible artists in New York’s 22nd Congressional district, and I can’t wait to see the winning piece hanging in the United States Capitol.”

Guidelines for submissions are below:

  • Artwork may be up to 26 inches wide by 26 inches tall by four inches thick, must be two dimensional, be original in concept, design, and execution, must not weigh more than 15 pounds, and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws. If you are a student or a teacher, and would like to learn more about the rules about what kind artwork is accepted, click here.
  • Accepted artwork includes paintings (including oil, acrylics and watercolor), drawings (including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers), collage (must be two dimensional), prints (including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints), mixed media, computer generated art, and photography.
  • Artwork must be submitted with a completed copy of the competition release form to one of the following locations by Friday, April 12.
  • Additional information regarding the Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition can be found here.

Broome County:
Location: Congressman Brindisi’s Office
49 Court St, Suite 210, Binghamton, NY 13901
Contact: Harris Weiss, 607-242-0200
Hours: Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm

Chenango County:
Location: Chenango County Arts Council
27 W. Main St, Norwich, NY 13815
Contact: Marybeth Miller, 607-336-2787
Hours: Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm

Cortland County:
Location: Cortland Center for the Arts
72 S. Main St, Homer, NY 13077
Contact: Sheila Cohen, 607-756-8191
Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm

Herkimer County:
Location: Robert McLaughlin College Center Suite 255
100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, NY 13350
Contact: Cindy Brewer, 315-866-0300 x8252
Hours: Monday- Friday, 10am-3:30pm

Madison County:
Location: Earlville Opera House
18 E Main St, Earlville, NY 13332
Contact: Michelle Connelly, 315-691-3550
Hours: Tuesday- Friday 10am-5pm & Saturdays 12pm-3pm

Oneida County:
Location: The Stanley Theater
259 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501
Contact: Linda Iannone, (315) 724-1113
Hours: Monday- Friday, 10am-3:30pm

Oswego County:
Location: Arts Association of Oswego
Barbara Donahue Dr, Oswego, NY 13126
Contact: Laurie Kester, 315-216-6782
Hours: Saturday 10am-1pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm

Tioga County:
Location: Tioga County Tourism
200-204 Front Street, Suite 105-106, Owego, NY 13827
Contact: Rebecca Maffei, 607-687-7440
Hours: Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm