Mar 15, 2017

Six Students Picked for 2017 Governor’s Art Show

digital painting called, Exploration. Done by North senior, Karisah Brown

Six Pickerington high school art students have had their works selected for inclusion in the 2017 Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition (

The students’ works were among 11,500 regional entries, from which 2,500 are selected for state judging. Only 300 are included in the actual exhibition.

The artworks will be on public display weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, and running through May 19.

Students picked for this year’s exhibition are:

Pickerington High School Central

  • Gina Lambert, grade 11, for “Exploration,” a black and white photo of her sisters
  • Colette Lewis, grade 11, for “Roses in the Dark,” a self portrait.

Pickerington High School North

  • Karisah Brown, grade 12, “Soluna,” a digital painting showing a young woman with the moon in the background.
  • Jadon George, grade 10, “WiFi the Monster Mutt,” furry costume
  • Sienna Float, grade 12, “Play Thing,” painting of a doll house.
  • Josh Chaney, grade 11, “Commensalism,” photograph of a spider on a hand.

The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition, now in its 47th year, is dedicated to the educational and artistic advancement of our talented young people in the state of Ohio. The exhibition is open to all of Ohio’s 1,112 high schools, both public and private, chartered by the State of Ohio Department of Education.

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