Three Springer students have been recognized on the state level for their artwork. Sixth-grader Ellie Sutkamp was chosen as an exhibitor for the 37th Annual Young People’s Art Exhibition, sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA). Ellie’s artwork in crayon and watercolor, entitled “My Cat,” was among 107 student works chosen for the exhibition, which will display from February 26 to March 17 at the Rhodes State Office Building in Columbus.
The artworks of first-grader Coco Kennedy and seventh-grade student Nik Breech were chosen to appear in OAEA’s 2017 Youth Art Month (YAM) Exhibition. Breech’s work won third place in the YAM Flag Contest, “United Through Art,” for students in grades 6 through 8. His flag will be on display at the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS) Building in Columbus, from March 5 to March 31. Kennedy’s piece in crayon and watercolor, entitled “Something Fishy,” is one of 111 works in the exhibition, and will be displayed at the STRS Building from February 27 to March 26.
All three students are invited to attend recognition ceremonies on Saturday, March 11, and are students of Springer art teacher Corrinne Thaler. “These students thoroughly enjoy creating art,” said Thaler, “and I am always eager to see their next art pieces!”