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Congressman Trey Gowdy

Representing the 4th District of South Carolina

Rep. Gowdy Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

April 11, 2017
Press Release

Spartanburg, SC — Rep. Trey Gowdy invites high school students in South Carolina’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The winner’s artwork, selected by a panel of experts, will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
 
High school students (grades 9-12) may submit one piece of artwork. Artists should bring their submissions to either our Spartanburg or Greenville office Monday April 17 – Thursday April 20 between the hours of 9am to 5pm. Please call our office prior to arrival to ensure one of our staff members is prepared to greet you.
 
Office Locations:
 
Greenville:
 
104 S Main St
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: (864) 241-0175
 
Spartanburg:
 
101 W St. John St
Spartanburg, SC 29302
Phone: (864) 583-3264
 
A reception will be held to display all submissions and announce first, second, and third places. The reception will take place at 6:00pm on Monday, April 24 at the GSP International Airport Conference Center located at 500 Aviation Parkway, Greer, SC 29651.

“Any program that encourages creativity in high school students and sparks an interest in government we believe is a great program and we’re happy to participate,” said Dave Edwards, GSP Airport District President/CEO.
 
Artwork must be two-dimensional and no larger than 26" × 26" × 4" including the frame. No framed piece should weigh more than 15 pounds. Artwork must be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. Copyright laws.
 
For additional questions, please call Missy House in our Spartanburg office at (864) 583-3264.   

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