The Art Academy of Cincinnati announces the opening of the High School Art Card Exhibition this Friday, November 19, 2010 in Convergys Gallery. The exhibition is made up of over 700 art card entries created by high school art students from the local tri-state region as well as from other states and regions. High school juniors and seniors were invited to create an art piece on a 4x5 1/2 blank card and submit it for the exhibition. They were instructed to paint, draw, print onto, doodle, collage, transfer, or virtually try any approach as long as the card remained somewhat two dimensional in format.
Three art card entries were chosen to receive a $100 art supply gift certificate and the winners were announced at the opening reception on Friday, November 19th at 6 Additional Honorable Mention awards were also given. Jurors for the High School Art Card Exhibition were Keith Linton (visiting artist) and Constance McClure (professor emerita at the Art Academy) and Chris Hennig
Three Top Awards:
1st-Eve Caldwell, St. Charles North High School, South Elgin, IL
2nd-Amanda Gratsch, Oak Hills High School, Cincinnati, OH
3rd-Amy Nguyen, Princeton High School, Cincinnati, OH
7 Honorable Mentions:
Cameran Aldrich, Centerville High School, Dayton, OH
Margaret Antill, Normandy High School, Parma OH
Andy Bramer, Holy Cross High School, Covington, KY
Collin A. Clarke, Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara, CA
Virginia Johnson, Seven Hills High School, Cincinnati, OH
Chrissanne Neumann, Oak Hills High School, Cincinnati OH
Amanda Sawdey, Jefferson High School, Lafayette, IN
Exhibition Dates: November 19- December 17, 2010
Opening Reception: November 19, 5:00-8:00 pm.
Awards Presentation: November 19, 6:00 pm.
Convergys Gallery is located on the first level of the North Building at 1212 Jackson Street across from the Kroger Parking Garage. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. Hours are 9-9 Monday through Friday and 9-5 on Weekends. Building Closed on November 25. 513.562.6262.