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ICYMI: Westerman Accepting Art Competition Submissions Through April 27


WASHINGTON – The office of Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) accept submissions from Fourth District high school students for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition through Monday, April 27.

The Congressional Art Competition, which began in 1982, enables high school students to showcase their artistic ability in the Cannon Tunnel that connects the House office-building complex to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Each year, more than three million people view this gallery as they walk through the Cannon Tunnel.

Entries to the Congressional Art Competition should be submitted no later than Monday, April 27, to Westerman’s Fourth District office at 101 Reserve St. Ste. 200, Hot Springs, AR 71901. Entries may be submitted in person during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday) or by mail.

Winners will be announced during a reception at the Hot Springs Convention Center on Tuesday, May 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The convention center is located at 134 Convention Boulevard in Hot Springs. Winners will receive two round-trip tickets to Washington, D.C., where they will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony and may be eligible for a scholarship to one of the leading colleges in art and design in the United States.

For more information, including a downloadable rules and release form, visit the “Art Competition” section under the “Services” tab on our website at or contact Jordan Garcia at (501) 609-9796 or

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