Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia


Feb 21, 2019
Press Release

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) invited high school students from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District to participate in the 37th Annual Congressional Art Competition.

"I am excited to announce that my office is now accepting entries for this year’s Congressional Art Competition,” said Congressman Bishop. “This competition is a tremendous opportunity to showcase the considerable artistic talent of Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District’s high school students, and I am eager to see this year’s entries!"

All participants will be invited to attend a reception at the Albany Museum of Art, located at 311 Meadowlark Dr., Albany, GA 31707, on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, where all submissions will be on display and a winner will be announced. Additionally, all submitted artwork will be on display at the museum during the week of April 15 - 19 for public viewing. 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 323 Pine Avenue, Suite 400 in Albany, Georgia no later than April 10, 2019. 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.