Congressman Frank Lucas Announces 2012 Congressional Art Competition
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas today announced the application process for the annual Congressional Art Competition has begun. The Congressman’s participation in the contest allows a student from Oklahoma’s Third Congressional District to display a piece of his or her artwork in the U.S. Capitol for an entire year.
“It’s with great excitement that I announce the kick-off of this year’s Congressional Art Competition,” said Lucas. “Every year I enjoy walking through the corridor from my office to the Capitol and seeing all the wonderful works of art displayed by these talented students. I look forward to selecting a student from Oklahoma’s Third Congressional District for this year’s contest winner.”
The winner will receive two plane tickets, sponsored by Southwest Airlines, to visit Washington, D.C. for an unveiling ceremony for all the winners this summer. He or she may also be eligible for a college scholarship given by the Savannah College of Art and Design. Final submissions must be delivered to Congressman Lucas by Monday, April 16, 2012. For more information, please visit /congressional-art-competition. For drop off locations or other questions, please contact Lynne Hill in Lucas’ district office at (405) 373-1958.