Art Contest

Congressman David Scott is the proud annual sponsor of the Thirteenth Congressional District's Annual Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery.  His upcoming competition, for the 2017-2018 school year, will mark Congressman Scott’s 16th Annual Ceremony, bringing together the best student artwork from high school students across Georgia's Thirteenth Congressional District, which includes public, private and home school students in Clayton, Cobb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton and Henry counties.

Congressman Scott will host his next Awards Ceremony naming his 2018 top winners on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Douglas County Courthouse Art Gallery,  located at 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, GA 30134. The ceremony will take place from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Entries must be received in either Congressman David Scott's Smyrna or Jonesboro District Office by Monday, April 16, 2018.

There is no mandatory theme for the competition and participants must be present at the awards ceremony in order to win. 

Awards and prizes will be given to the top winners. More details on 2018 awards and prizes coming soon…
The top 5 winners of the past 2017 ceremony received the following awards:

  • The first place winner was invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Washington, D.C. where their artwork was hung in the U.S. Capitol for one year.  The Art Institute of Atlanta awarded a $12,000 scholarship to the first-place winner and Savannah College of Art and Design offered a $3,000 scholarship per year to the first-place winner.
  • The second place winner received a $7,500 scholarship from the Art Institute of Atlanta and their artwork was hung in the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
  • The third place winner received a $3,500 scholarship from the Art Institute of Atlanta and had their artwork hung in our DC office.
  • The fourth place winners artwork was hung in our District Office in Jonesboro.
  • The fifth place winners artwork was hung in our new District Office in Smyrna.

Students, teachers, parents, and school administrators may obtain more information by contacting Congressman David Scott’s Office at 770/210-5073. 

2018 Congressional Art Competition - Official Guidelines

2018 Student Release Form