Anne Riley and International Day of the Girl 2022

Day of the Girl2022 is a collective impact initiative founded by a small group of people in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA to amplify girls’ voices as leaders and innovators of positive change. By creating shared moments of inspiration and impact, Day of the Girl commemorates International Day of the Girl Child – an international day of observance declared by the United Nations in 2012 and now observed annually on October 11th. 

The theme of our Day of the Girl 2022 content is “I am more than..” Through this theme, they are exploring what strengthens us, emboldens us, and inspires us.  One of the ways they’re illustrating this theme is through original artwork submitted by young artists from around the world. For the next two weeks, they’ll be showcasing their art on the Day of the Girl social media channels so please check it out!

Featured as an artwork in observation of International Day of the Girl, is OHHS Art and Design student Anne Riley! Be on the lookout for more young women artists from OHHS expressing their voices over the course of the next few weeks.

OHHS Art and Design Student to Exhibit at COSI!

Congratulations to Marshall Shorten on the selection of his artwork “Cosmic Hero” for the “Fantastic Flyers” Exhibition that will be taking place at COSI in Columbus, OH.

Artists who submitted work for the jury-selected exhibit that will be displayed in the gallery hallways outside of the Traveling Exhibit Gallery were asked to consider the following for their design:

Imagine a creature, the size of a giraffe, having the wingspan and ability to take flight. Can you picture it? What if such a creature existed? Pterosaurs were such flying reptiles that lived among dinosaurs more than 220 million years ago. Neither bat nor bird, pterosaurs were the first and largest vertebrae ever to successfully take flight due to their elongated fourth finger and hollow bones. Fossil tracks also showed pterosaurs to have the ability to walk on all four limbs by tucking away their wings.

What do you think a pterosaur would look like today? Your task is to imagine, create, and illustrate your own interpretation of a flying creature. What is the name of your flying creature? What does it look like? Where does it live? What does it eat? Does it have any predators? Whatever the idea for your creature, it must be able to fly and have the ability to walk on its wings, similar to the pterosaur”.

Marshall’s piece will be on display throughout the duration of the exhibit, from December 2022 until April 2023, and is one of 24 works selected out of 200 submissions for the show. Top prize winners for the exhibition will be awarded on December 3rd at the opening reception at COSI.

2022 Xavier University Biennial Regional High School Exhibition

Congratulations to the following artists whose work was selected for the 2022 Biennial Regional High School Junior and Senior Juried Exhibition hosted by the Xavier University Department of Art.

From Ms. Schorsch Studio Art AP Drawing and Drawing and Printmaking classes:
Silas Witt, “Clutch”
Sarah Young, “Sunday Morning”

From Mrs. Dignan-Cummins Honors Fiber Arts and Honors Enamels, Mosaics, and Glass classes:
Stephanie Herold, “Favorite Creek”
Lanie Hinton, “Strawberry Sugar”

The competition was open to any artistic media including but not limited to painting, sculpture, graphic design, drawing, printmaking, fibers, ceramics, photography, digital imagery, jewelry, etc. There will be an opening Artist’s Reception on November 4th from 5:00-7:30 pm with an Awards Presentation taking place at 6:00 pm. The exhibition will be on view to the public from November 4th through the 18th in the A. B. Cohen Building Art Gallery on the Xavier University’s campus.

Celebrating Art: Summer 2022 Top Ten and High Merit Students Announced

Congratulations to the 2 OHHS Art and Design students whose art was selected as a High Merit piece for the Summer 2022 Celebrating Art competition and publication! Receiving a Top Ten or High Merit award means the art was an exceptional piece. Out of thousands of entries received for the Spring 2022 contest, it stood out as being one of the top 5% submitted. Students who have art selected as Top Ten or High Merit work will receive special recognition in the book as it is displayed as a Top Ten or High Merit piece.

Congratulations to the following students:

From Schorsch’s Drawing and Printmaking and Studio Art AP 2D Design and Drawing classes: 

Anna Ackman
Molly Audretch

Anna Ackman and International Day of the Girl 2022

Day of the Girl2022 is a collective impact initiative founded by a small group of people in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA to amplify girls’ voices as leaders and innovators of positive change. By creating shared moments of inspiration and impact, Day of the Girl commemorates International Day of the Girl Child – an international day of observance declared by the United Nations in 2012 and now observed annually on October 11th. 

The theme of our Day of the Girl 2022 content is “I am more than..” Through this theme, they are exploring what strengthens us, emboldens us, and inspires us.  One of the ways they’re illustrating this theme is through original artwork submitted by young artists from around the world. For the next two weeks, they’ll be showcasing their art on the Day of the Girl social media channels so please check it out!

Featured as the first artwork in observation of International Day of the Girl, is OHHS Art and Design student Anna Ackman! Be on the lookout for more young women artists from OHHS expressing their voices over the course of the next few weeks.