The Mariemont City School District is proud to announce that three students had artwork selected for the Ohio Art Education Association's 2016 Youth Art Month Exhibit and three students had artwork selected for the 36th annual Young People’s Art Exhibit.
Kiera Laite, 2nd grade at Terrace Park Elementary; Jack Caudill, 2nd grade at Mariemont Elementary; and Kalee Buswell, 1st grade at Mariemont Elementary, each had artwork selected for this year’s Youth Art Month Exhibition in March.
Maleah Arbino, 3rd grade at Mariemont Elementary; Sam Beeler, 6th grade at Terrace Park Elementary; and Gwyneth Page, grade 1 from Mariemont Elementary, each had artwork selected for the Young People’s Art Exhibition.
There are nine regions in Ohio representing the OAEA, this year’s show includes 125 student artworks from all over the state. OAEA works to promote art education and recognizes quality student art through various exhibits sponsored throughout the year at both the state and the national levels.
An awards ceremony and reception for both exhibitions will be held on Saturday, March 5 in Columbus for the artists and their parents, teachers and guests. Both exhibitions, which are hosted at separate locations in Columbus, Ohio, will remain open to the public from February 28 to March 26. For more information about the exhibitions, please view the OAEA online calendar.
"This is a wonderful honor for these students, and they should be proud to represent Mariemont City Schools," said Shelley Komrska, art teacher. "Their artwork is outstanding and I am happy that these young artists are being recognized in this way."
Thank you to Shelley Komrska, Melissa Rupe and Ann Hobart, who are the art teachers that submitted the artwork on behalf of these students.