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Womack Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition Exhibition, Online Voting for People's Choice

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Washington, April 27, 2015 | comments

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  The competition is open to all high school students in the Third District.  

This year’s submissions will be made available for public viewing  at the Jones Center in Springdale beginning on Monday, April 27, 2015, until the 2015 overall winner is chosen by a panel of judges at the awards presentation and finalist unveiling hosted by Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) on Thursday, May 7, 2015.  The winner’s piece will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.

This year’s panel of judges will include Manuela Well-Off-Man, Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum, and local artists Jane Wier Davidian of Fayetteville and Zeek Taylor of Eureka Springs.  The event’s details are below.

Congressional Art Competition Awards Presentation
Thursday, May 7, 2015, from 6:30-8:00PM CDT
The Jones Center
922 East Emma Avenue
Springdale, AR 72764

The submissions have also been made available via Congressman Womack’s Facebook page, where the public can vote for a 2015 Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice winner by clicking “like” on the photo of the artwork through Monday, May 4, 2015.  A People’s Choice Award winner – as well as a Patriot Award winner – will also be recognized at the May 7th awards presentation.

For additional information on the Congressional Art Competition, click here.

Congressman Steve Womack has represented Arkansas’s Third Congressional District since 2011 and serves on the House Appropriations Defense, Financial Services and General Government, and Labor-Health and Human Services subcommittees and the House Committee on the Budget.

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