Rep. Sorensen announces congressional art competition

“Welcome Home” by Megan Bowers of Geneseo High School was the 2020 winning submission to the Congressional Art Contest for the 17th District.

ROCK ISLAND – U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen, D-Moline, announced that submissions are being accepted for his first Congressional Art Competition.

The competition is open to Illinois’ 17th Congressional District high school students.

Applicants must submit a high-resolution photograph of their artwork. The winning artwork will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. Submissions are due Friday, April 28. To submit a photograph, email

Applicants also must sign a student release form. To submit a release form, click here.

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