Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia


Apr 17, 2017
Press Release
ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) invited high school students from Middle and Southwest Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the 36th Annual Congressional Art Competition. 
"The 2017 Congressional Art Competition has begun, and we look forward to receiving entries from students in the 2nd Congressional District," said Congressman Bishop. "This competition allows Congress to recognize the tremendous artistic talents of our young constituents."
All participants will be invited to attend a reception at the Albany Arts Council on May 5, 2017 at 5:30pm where all submissions will be on display and a winner will be announced. The winner of this year’s competition will have his or her artwork displayed for one year in the Cannon Tunnel, a busy underground walkway to the U.S. Capitol from the House office buildings and will have the unique opportunity to join Congressman Bishop at a national awards reception in Washington, D.C.
All artwork must be submitted to Congressman Sanford D. Bishop’s Office at 235 West Roosevelt Avenue, Suite 114 in Albany, Georgia no later than May 1, 2017. The official competition rules can be found here. For more information, please contact Toni Pickel in the Albany District Office by email at or by phone at 229-439-8067.