By Mike Kruzman /

Submissions are being accepted by high school artists for a contest in which the winner’s work will be put on display in Washington D.C.

The 2021 Congressional Art Competition is held every spring and is sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives, including 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin. It’s open to all high school students who live in or attend school in the district, which includes all of Ingham and Livingston Counties, and the northern tier of Oakland County.

Multiple mediums are eligible while all entries must be original in concept, design, and execution and not violate U.S. copyright laws. The submission deadline is May 1st by 5 pm.

The piece that is awarded first place will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. For more information and a link to all the forms, visit