Congresswoman Katherine Clark, 5th District, announced that her office is now accepting virtual submissions for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. This year’s theme for the competition is “resilience.”

“Our students have demonstrated incredible resilience throughout the pandemic and this year’s competition is an outlet for them to bring this experience to life through the creative process,” said Clark. “Art has the power to both inspire and connect us, and I am eager to see how our students showcase their talent in this year’s competition.”

Public and private high school students in the 5th District, including Sherborn, are encouraged to participate in the competition. Accepted mediums for the two-dimensional artwork are as follows:

Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.

Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)

Collages: must be two-dimensional

Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints

Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.

Computer-generated art


Students should submit a scan or picture of the artwork, along with their 2021 Student Release Form, by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday, April 25, to To learn more about the submission requirements, please visit


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