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Rep. Sewell announces 2024 Congressional Art Competition

The winner’s artwork will be showcased in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell
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U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, AL-07, announced on Monday that her office is now accepting submissions for the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to high school students from both public and private schools throughout Alabama’s 7th Congressional District, as well as home-schooled high school students. The winner will receive free round-trip airfare for two to Washington D.C. to attend an official reception honoring the winners from congressional districts across the nation. The winner’s artwork will be showcased in the U.S. Capitol for one year. The deadline to submit artwork is Friday, April 26, 2024.

This year’s theme is “Alabama Story Makers: The Historic People and Places of the Cotton State.”  

To enter the contest, students must fill out and submit a Student Information and Release Form with their artwork by Friday, April 26, 2024. Students should deliver their submission to one of Rep. Sewell’s district offices located in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa. Students can also bring their submissions to school and call (334) 262-1919 for pick up. Artwork may be up to 26” high X 26” wide X 4” deep. For more information, contact Rep. Sewell’s Montgomery Office at (334) 262-1919 or visit her official website at

A proud product of Alabama’s rural Black Belt, Rep. Sewell has witnessed firsthand the talent that Alabama’s 7th Congressional District holds. Each year she is immensely impressed with the outstanding submissions, and she is incredibly proud to have the winning artwork representing the 7th Congressional District in our nation’s capital.

Last year’s winners were:

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