The Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to partner with U.S. House Representative Beth Van Duyne to display high school student artwork submitted for the annual Congressional Art Competition for the 24th District of Texas. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 4 at a reception hosted by Rep. Beth Van Duyne from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau Tower Gallery (636 S. Main St).
The 24th Congressional District Grand Prize winning artwork will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol and will be featured on the House of Representatives’ (House.gov) Congressional Art Competition page.
The exhibit in Washington will also include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country.
The People’s Choice competition invites the public to vote for their favorite artwork.
Voting, located at the Tower Gallery, opens on Tuesday, May 4 and closes on Friday, May 7 at 3pm.
About the Congressional Art Competition
The Congressional Art Competition, created in 1982, is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent of high school artists and across the nation. Hundreds of thousands of talented high school students have represented their communities and have served as artistic ambassadors. The competition is open to public, private, and home-schooled high school students. Students could submit up to two pieces of two-dimensional art ranging from the following mediums: paintings, prints, drawings, collages, mixed media, computer-generated art or photographs. All entries had to be original concepts and designs.
About Grapevine, Texas
Historic Grapevine, Texas, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, is the premier go-to destination when planning a meeting or vacation in North Texas! Step back in time on Historic Downtown Main Street with a collection of charming boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries. Enjoy fantastic hotels and resorts, great attractions for the entire family, a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, exquisite winery tasting rooms, internationally renowned festivals and events, world-class shopping, delectable dining at more than 200 bistros and cafes and much more.
For more information, visit Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau, located at 636 S. Main St., visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call 800.457.6338.