Darlington Arts Center Hosts Annual PA District 7 Congressional High School Art Competition Monday, April 23.
Darlington walls and hallways are alive with a variety of outstanding art from area public and private high school students. The artwork includes pastels, watercolors, oil painting, collage, digital photographs and other 2-dimensional media. Each piece is entered for competition in the Annual Congressional High School Art Competition. A panel of five area artists review the art and select winners in multiple categories. A ceremony will announce the winners on April 23 at Darlington with Pennsylvania U.S. House Representative, Patrick Meehan presiding at the presentation. This competition is part of a nationwide art competition.
The public is invited to the event being held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday evening April 23 with the winners announced during the evening in the dance studio.
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Over 650,000 high school students have participated since the Artistic Discovery competition begin in 1982
Students submit entries and panels of district artists select the winning entries. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.
For list of District 7 Congressional Art Show award winners, click here.