Every year, a number of high school-aged students in the 25th Congressional District are invited to partake in the annual Congressional Art Competition.
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The annual art competition is sponsored by the Congressional Institute, FASTFRAME and KHTS AM-1220.
To encourage student participation in art, each congressional district across the United States holds a districtwide art competition.
The winning pieces of art from each district will be hanged in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol building in May.
Local congressman Howard Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said he enjoys looking at the artwork as he walks through the halls of the Capitol, where the winning pieces of art are displayed.
“I’ve been amazed by the remarkable talent that I have seen from our local students over the years for the competition,” McKeon said.
The winning students will be invited to attend a reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Reception and Judging: Thursday, May 9th, 2013
-Student artwork will be displayed and judged at FASTFRAME, located at 24204 Valencia Boulevard Valencia, CA 91354.
– All students, families, and teachers are invited to attend this great artistic event, showcasing the talent of local Santa Clarita Valley high schoolers.
-The winner and runner up will be chosen by a judging committee.
Exhibition will open on June 26th, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
-Winning submissions will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel in Washington, D.C.
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Source: Santa Clarita News