Hudson invites students to participate in Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson announced his Southern Pines and Fayetteville offices are accepting submissions from North Carolina’s 9th District for the 2023 Congressional Art Competition. 

“The Congressional Art Competition is a great way to showcase the talent of our District’s high school students, and I look forward to seeing this year’s submissions,” said Rep. Hudson.

The 2023 Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students from North Carolina’s 9th District. The overall winner of the district’s competition will have their artwork displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. In addition, the second and third-place winners will have their artwork displayed in Rep. Hudson’s offices.

Art entered in the contest may be up to 26 inches by 26 inches when framed and may be up to 4 inches in depth. Types of artwork accepted include:

Paintings — including oil, acrylics, and watercolor

Drawings — including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers

Prints — including lithographs, silk-screen, and block prints

Mixed Media


Computer Generated Art


Artwork must be submitted to Rep. Hudson’s Southern Pines or Fayetteville District Offices by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28, with a completed 2023 Student Release Form.

For a full list of guidelines, visit To request more information about the annual Congressional Art Competition, contact Rep. Hudson’s Southern Pines District Office at (910) 910-1924.

Feature photo: Rep. Richard Hudson and others look over artwork.

Courtesy photo/Contributed.

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