Sunday, March 2, 2014

Annual Sixth Congressional District High School Art Competition

Four students from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School have submitted artwork for the Annual Sixth Congressional District High School Art Competition and Exhibition sponsored by Congressman John F. Tierney and hosted by Montserrat College of Art on Saturday, March 8, 3:30 – 5:00 pm at 301 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA. Congratulations Tony Pham, Fiona Collins, Colby Poulin and Callie Mastrianni!
The exhibition is a juried art show, open to high school students (grades 10-12) from public and private schools within the Sixth Congressional District of Massachusetts, as well as high school students home-schooled within the district.  
The exhibition will be installed in the gallery on Monday, March 3 and juried Tuesday March 4. The awards will be announced and sent to the schools Wednesday March 5. The exhibition will be open for public viewing March 5th - 7th, 3:00 - 7:00 pm and March 8, noon - 5:00 pm. The closing awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 8, 3:30 – 5:00 pm.
The Award Winners will receive varying amounts of scholarship to Montserrat’s Pre-College summer program and the U.S. Postal Service will provide students with the option of having their artwork displayed at their local post office.
At the conclusion of the exhibition, the artwork of the Grand Award Winner will be sent to the U.S. Capitol Building where it will be displayed for one year with the work of other award winners from across the country. The winner from each district, accompanied by one adult, will be invited to attend the opening of that exhibition in Washington, D.C. to be scheduled for a date in June.

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