Edison, NJ – The Office of Legislative District 18 is hosting a Youth Artwork Contest. Young artists can submit their art in themed age groups, ages 6-10, ages 11 – 15, and ages 16-20.  The deadline to make submissions has been extended through September 30, 2018.

Artwork for the contest includes painting, drawings, digital designs, and photography.  The three winners per age group will participate in a tour of the 18th Legislative District Office.  Their artwork will also be displayed at the office.

The Office of Legislative District 18 includes East Brunswick Township, Edison Township, Helmetta Borough, Highland Park Borough, Metuchen Borough, South Plainfield Borough and South River Borough.  Contestants must be residents of the district and submissions are limited to one per person.  The entries should include the contestant’s name, age, address, phone number, and an email address.  Entries should be submitted directly to the 18th District Legislative office.

The theme for the 6-10 age group is “USA Patriotism”. The theme for the 11-15 age group is “New Jersey: Our Great State”.  The theme for the 16-20 age group is “LD18: Our Community”.  All entries should relate to the culture and community of their respective age group theme. There are also limitations on the size of the artwork.