MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School art students have been hard at work creating pieces of art for the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition.
This annual contest showcases the best high school artists from all over the state, with all 1,112 high schools in the state of Ohio open to submit pieces. The students first display their art in their region, before the statewide show opens in April. The regional art show opened March 17 at the Mansfield Art Center and will last until April 15.
Four MVHS students had artwork selected in the top 300: Angelia Fuscaldo’s piece “Another World” and Michaela Hunter’s piece “Still Life”; with two students in the top 25 of submissions: Nick Ries and Logan Wade. Another student, Jacklyn Heaton, had her piece, “Wild,” selected for display in the State Department of Education Cameo show.
The Regional winners were Youran Chen, Angelia Fuscaldo, Cierra Goeppinger, Joy Henry, Caden Henthorn, Chase Holdener, Olivia Matulich, Katelyn McKinley, Scott Presley, Nick Ries, Mia Tracey, Randall Wellman and Sarah Ziegler.