Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Seeks Entries from Hawai'i High School Artists for 2015 Kaha Ki'i Congressional Art Competition
Honolulu – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced that she is accepting submissions from Hawai'i high school artists in the 2nd Congressional District for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition, hosted by the U.S. House of Representatives.
“Every year, I’m impressed by the talent and creativity of Hawaii's young artists,” said Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, who has hosted the Kaha Ki'i Art Competition for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District since 2013. “The nationwide competition is a great platform for our students to showcase the beauty of the islands and our communities from their unique perspective, and the winning pieces will be on display for one year at the U.S. Capitol and in my Washington and Hawaiʻi offices for visitors to enjoy. I’m grateful to the fine arts educators who inspire our young artists every day and also encourage them to participate in activities like the Congressional Art Competition.”
Please submit student art by February 13th. Semi-finalists will be announced February 17th. Congresswoman Gabbard will announce the winning pieces at an awards ceremony on March 28th at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol.
Interested applicants can find complete details regarding the competition available at the Congresswoman’s official website — www.gabbard.house.gov — or by calling Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s office at (808) 541-1986.