(OLNEY) Congressman John Shimkus is accepting entries for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, a contest that’s open to high school students throughout the downstate 15th Congressional District. Mediums accepted includes paintings, drawings, collages, photographs, computer-generated art, and mixed media. Entry forms and a full list of guidelines are available online at www.shimkus.house.gov/art. The winning entry will be chosen by a panel from within the Congressional District and the winner’s work will also be displayed on the Congressman’s website and Facebook page, plus the winning artist is then invited to participate in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The entry deadline is May 4, six weeks from today.