Over the course of the hot summer months, OHHS Art and Design artists have been working to beautify our city! Check out the fabulous murals they created around town below:
Cincinnati Paints by Numbers: Fiona
Building Inclusive Communities: A Mural Project of Visionaries + Voices and ArtWorks
Mural Dedication is September 5th at 5:30pm!
OHHS Art and Design junior Emma Sedlack worked as an Apprentice this summer on the ArtWorks and Visionaries + Voices partnership mural located in Oakley. The goal of the project was to build a more inclusive community through creative collaboration between Artworks and V+V artists. Visionaries + Voices is a non-profit organization that provides exhibition opportunities, studio space, supplies, and support to area visual artists with disabilities.The collaboratively designed mural was executed by a team of Apprentices from both organizations.
Mural Dedication is September 18th at 5pm!
Taylor Helms, an OHHS Art and Design 2016 alumn, worked as an Apprentice this summer on the 125th anniversary mural for the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati. Artist Tine Westerkamp designed this beautiful piece for the oldest and longest running women’s art club in the United States!
Taylor was also award the ArtWorks Biggie Award this summer. Over the past 6 years, Taylor has worked as an Apprentice on 10 different projects all over the Queen City!
Check out some of Taylor’s past projects below!
Paint the Town Red
While the students were busy at work beautifying Cincinnati this summer, OHHS Art and Design teacher Jamie Schorsch was creating a large scale mural for the Miami University Regionals: Hamilton Campus. Schorsch was a part of a team of three other local artists working with StreetSpark on the creation of the mural. Stephen Smith designed the mural selected for the Miami University Regionals Hamilton campus as a part of their 50th-anniversary celebration…this is also the first mural on ANY of the Miami University campuses!
You can find out more information about the programs and locations of the murals here: ArtWorks at www.artworkscincinnati.org and Streetspark at www.fittoncenter.org/streetspark.