TROY – On Monday, May 13, Congressman Paul Tonko will announce the winners of the Congressional Art Competition during an event that will showcase all work that was submitted.
More than 40 pieces of work were submitted from 19 area schools. The winning artwork will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.
The artwork was reviewed by a volunteer panel of judges from the Capital Region arts community.
The competition was started in 1982 as an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents.
The event will be held at the Arts Center of the Capital Region on River Street from 5-6:30 p.m.