Congratulations to OHHS Art and Design student Mars Shorten whose portfolio of works was one of the 19 selected from the Regional entries to advance to the Visual Arts Semi-Final Competition of The Overture Awards. Mars will compete against 13 other Semi-Finalists from schools around the region on February 4th. Mars was nominated by Ms. Schorsch to submit a portfolio for this year’s competition and is one of 4 juniors selected to advance to the Semi-Finals. Entries advancing to the finals will be announced on February 24, 2022
The Overture Awards Competition is the area’s largest solo arts competition and offers awards in six artistic disciplines: creative writing, dance, instrumental music, theater, visual art, and vocal music. For the 2022 competition, students may win $4,000 (one awarded in each discipline) or $1000 finalist award. Judges at all levels of the competition are drawn from the professional arts community.