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Student Accomplishments

OAEA's Youth Art Month Regional Exhibition
Ohio Art Education Association’s Jerry Tollifson Art Criticism Open
OAEA's 41st Annual Youth Art Month State Exhibition and Young People’s Art Exhibition
2021 Scholastics Awards
    • NAHS


National Art Honors Society's National

Art Competition

Cameron Knotek-Black had his work accepted into the National Art Honors Society's National Art Competition. They received 1,187 submissions and 93 works have been selected for inclusion in the exhibition. Representatives from 8 member schools of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) participated as jurors: Burren College of Art, College for Creative Studies, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Laguna College of Art & Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and Parsons School of Design. Each student is only allowed one entry.

The creative process behind Two-Faced draws inspiration from the time period of the 1960s. Specifically, Cameron's goal was to capture a dramatized vision of the era that evokes the feelings of the past. This was achieved through the use of iconography, such as a cigarette and bold makeup, to signal the time. Dramatic lighting combined with the subjects' position was also used to draw attention to the dynamic of the man and the woman, a central creative focus. Finally, the muted color palette serves to replicate a photo from the 1960s.

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Ohio Art Education Association's Emerging Arts Show 2020
National Art Honors Society  

Junior members:

Yaroslava Dyazhuk

Cameron Knotek-Black

Xavier Sylvia-Jackson

Senior members:

Xinwen "Wendy" Hu

Huangqing "Yves" Luo

Jaehyun "Samuel" Suh

Xinwei "Clara" Zhang

Arts Letter Recipients 2020

Emma Anderson 

Annie Crocker 

Chelsea Davis

Yves Lou 

Deenah McFadden 

Madison Newman

Amanda Ostroske

Angie Rich

Emilio Ruiz

Abe Szabo 

Jake Szabo

Kenzie Thompson

Louis Tran 

Alex Urusov

Anne Williams 
National 2020 Scholastic Award Winners 
2020 Regional Governors Awards
Jerry Tollifson Art Criticism Open
40th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition sponsored by the OAEA
Northeast Ohio Regional Youth Art Month Exhibition sponsored by the OAEA
40th Annual Young People's Art Exhibition  sponsored by the OAEA
Beachwood Arts Council’s Ileen Kelner Juried High School Art Show 
2020 Scholastics
Honors Choir and Honors Band Participation

1 choir of 100+ students, 2 bands of 100+ students, From 40 NE Ohio schools, Only 10 hours of rehearsal over 2 days = two AMAZING concerts

CONGRATULATIONS to our students, Amanda Ostroske (Choir) Yves Luo (Choir), Paula Montaña Gomez (French Horn in-band) and David Li (Percussion in Band) who represented AOA yesterday in the district 4 & 7 High School Honor Band and Honor Choir event. These four worked hard and did a fantastic job! Thanks to Mr. Lewis and Mrs. Paul for making this experience possible for our students.

Emerging Arts Juried Show 2019

Lake and Geauga County Secondary Art Show

The Lake and Geauga County Secondary Art E
xhibition will be in The Gallery at Lakeland Community College from Sunday, January 20th through Saturday, February 9th.  Lakeland is located on route 306 just south of I-90 at 7700 Clocktower Drive in Kirtland.  The Gallery is located in building “D” (just to the left of the clock tower) in the Performing Arts Center on the first floor.  Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On Saturday, February 9th we will have an open house and artist reception at Lakeland in The Gallery. Parking that afternoon will be available in the faculty lot to the immediate right as you approach The Clocktower. Look for signs to direct you to the gated faculty parking lot. The guided tour of Lakeland’s Fine Arts Department (Music, Fine Arts, Graphic Design and Photography Studios) will begin at 10:30 a.m. for students and any interested parents. We will meet in The Gallery to begin the tour. Members of the Visual Arts Faculty will be there to answer questions about the department.

The awards reception will start promptly at noon. Photo opportunities will be available. We ask that you bring your family to come celebrate the arts and your hard work. Upon the closing of the show, artwork will be removed from the gallery by teachers only.

The Young People's Art Exhibition

OAEA is proud to sponsor the The Young People's Art Exhibition (YPAE) and the Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition in conjunction with Youth Art Month in March.
OAEA members can submit up to five student works from grades Pre-K through 8 to both of these shows at the regional level. One piece will be chosen for YPAE and another for the YAM show. From the regional level, the art pieces are given to the state YPAE and YAM chairs to exhibit.
The Young People's Art Exhibition and Youth Art Month show will be up during the February 16- March 23, 2019 at the Rhodes State Office Tower and the State Teachers Retirement Systems building in Columbus.
This upcoming year will be the 39th year OAEA has hosted these two shows. Students from all nine regions of our state are represented.  In years past, the shows have displayed over 250 students from around the state. Both shows will be recognized on March 2, 2019 at the Rhodes State Office Tower and the State Teacher Retirement Systems building.
    • YAM 2019

    • YAM 2019

Ileen Kelner Juried High School Art Show

High School Honors Band

    • Honors Band

David Li, Heidi Hazelrig and Kate McFadden will be representing AOA  this year in the OMEA district 7 High School Honors Band event this weekend.  The High School Honor Band event brings together students from high schools all over NE Ohio to form a group of over 100 people that will be coming together to rehearse and  learn their music, and perform a concert together after only 2 days.  It is an intense and rewarding experience and I am excited they get to be a part of it. 
If YOU would like to come and support our students, and listen to some great music, the concert will be this Saturday November 10th at Cleveland State University @ 4:00 pm.  Please consider coming for an hour and seeing what its all about. It's really wonderful to see what these students can put together in just 2 rehearsals.  I guarantee you will not be disappointed.  Concert details below.
  • Location: Concert will be in Waetjen Auditorium
  • Time: 4:00 pm

Emerging Arts Exhibit 2018
Ohio Art Education Association is proud to announce that 3 students Taylor Gibbons, Jade Wesson, and Karl Xia  have artwork accepted in our annual Emerging Artist Exhibition.  The art exhibited was created for Ohio students in grades nine through twelve.  These works are on display at the State Teachers Retirement Systems (STRS) building, 275 East Broad Street, in Columbus, Ohio on September 10th through October 20st.  The exhibition is sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association which is the professional organization for art teachers in Ohio with a membership of close to two thousand educators.  Among its many professional endeavors, OAEA works to promote art education and recognizes quality student art through various exhibits sponsored during the year at both the state and regional levels.  

One hundred fifty-three out of two hundred-forty pieces of artwork was selected for this juried show from the nine OAEA regions in the state of Ohio.  This show is designed to help motivate and inspire new artists to excel in areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts, computer art, photography and printing.  Everyone involved should be proud of the students and teachers who inspire, creative thinking, problem solving and skillful techniques.    

To celebrate the teachers and students there will be a reception on October, 20st at the STRS building.  The ceremony will begin at 2:00 and end around 3:00.  The students will be awarded with certificates, prizes and some works will be selected in different categories for special rewards.  

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