Congressional Art Competition
An Online Exhibition showcasing Connecticut's 5th Congressional District
Join Congresswoman Jahana Hayes to honor high school students from Connecticut’s Fifth Congressional District. The art in this online exhibition was submitted and hung in the gallery at the Mattatuck Museum in May 2022 as part of the Congressional Art Competition. Explore the exhibition below!
More about this exhibition
This May Congresswoman Jahana Hayes hosted an exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum to honor high school students from Connecticut’s Fifth Congressional District. 2022’s exhibition includes 126 entries from 108 students, representing 18 schools from the district. This is an online exhibition of the work that was submitted for the 2022 Congressional Art Competition from the Fifth Congressional District.
The juried winning artwork of our district’s competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol, as part of an exhibit with winners from around the country. Second place artwork will be displayed in the Congresswoman’s Washington D.C. Office, third place will be displayed for one year at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, and fourth place will be displayed in the Congresswoman’s District Office.
Each spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in collaboration with the Congressional Institute. The competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.Next Previous