Art Competition

"Scenes of Northwest Florida" Congressional Art Competition 2019


Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL 
 

Below is the winner/runner up's info.

 

1st Place Winner - Haley Barrett, Gulf Breeze High School, "Blackwater Dryad"  - art will be displayed at the U. S. Capitol in the Cannon Tunnel for 1 year, won a paid trip to DC to attend the reception, Flights complementary by Southwest Airlines, will receive a Certificate of Congressional Recognition. 

FYI gifts received from local vendors - IPAD from Cox, Gift cards from Navy Federal, Wendy's, The Fish House and Pensacola Blue Wahoos, A family membership to the University of West Florida Historic Trust,

 

2nd Place Winner - Daniel Perkins, Booker T. Washington High School, "Vladimir Horowitz at the Piano"

FYI gifts received from local vendors-  IPAD from COX, Gift Cards from Navy Federal, SmallCakes and Fish House, A family membership to the Historical Society, a gift from Pensacola Blue Wahoos and their Artwork will be displayed in the DC Congressional Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz.

 

3rd Place Winner - Jasper Kriner, Pace High School, "Endangered Species of Northwest Florida"

FYI gifts received from local vendors-  IPAD from COX,  Gift Cards from Navy Federal, SmallCakes, and Fish House, a gift from Bodacious Olive, and their Artwork will be displayed in the DC Congressional Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz

 

All runner up's art work will be displayed in the Pensacola District office of Congressman Matt Gaetz. 

1st Runner Up - Erin Zimmerman, Gulf Breeze High School, "Florida Seminole Micanopy"

2nd Runner Up - Gabrielle Hough, Pace High School, 'Poking the Puffer"

3rd Runner Up - Trinity Harris, West Florida High School, 'Shrimp"

 

Deadline to submit art work to the Pensacola office is Friday April 8, 2019 by 5:00 PM. If pick-up from the school is needed, please email Sara Lefevers at sara.lefevers@mail.house.gov ONE WEEK BEFORE THE DEADLINE.

The 2019 Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition will have a theme. The theme is “Scenes of Northwest Florida.” All artwork submitted for the competition must adhere to this theme. Subject matter should be something specific to our area/district (some examples might be: beaches, military, fishing, local farming, etc.) 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

For Rules, Regulations, Student information and release form & Art Submission Checklist see "DOCUMENTS" below

Background:

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.

The Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show is open to all high school students in our District. The winning artwork of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country. The winning artwork is also featured on House.gov's Congressional Art Competition page.

If you or any of your students have questions, please contact Sara Lefevers in my Pensacola District Office – Sara.Lefevers@mail.house.gov or 850-479-1183.  We look forward to highlighting the artistic talents of the First Congressional District’s high school students.  

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DOCUMENTS: 2019 Art Submission Checklist, 2019 Rules and Regulations Congressional Offices, 2019 Rules for Students and Teachers, 2019 Student Release Form Fillable

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