Olentangy Artists Shine at All-County Exhibit

The Delaware County Arts Castle just announced the winners of the annual High School Art Exhibit, a Juried Show featuring two- and three-dimensional art in eight categories, by the students of Hayes High School, Buckeye Valley High School, Big Walnut High School, Olentangy High School, Olentangy Liberty High School, Olentangy Orange High School, Village Academy, Delaware Christian School & the Delaware Arts Academy.   Olentangy is proud to claim fifteen winners at the show. A reception will be held to honor all of the high school artists Sunday, February 3 from 2 to 4:00 p.m. The exhibit will be on display until February 27th at the Arts Castle, 190 W. Winter St. in Delaware.  The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday 9 AM – 5 PM. The Arts Castle also encourages visits to the exhibit by groups at times outside the normal hours. Following is the list of Olentangy winners and the names of their pieces.

Best of Show

  • Mariah S., “Frances”  Painting. – Olentangy Liberty High School (OLHS)


  • First Place – Jackie C., “Self Portrait” –  OLHS
  • Second Place – Ellen Z., Still Life, “Cobwebs” – OLHS
  • Third Place – Erica S., “Reflective” – OLHS


  • First Place – Mariah S., “Scratchboard” – OLHS


  • First Place – Alexandra W.,  “Udoka Dancing”- Olentangy Orange High School – OOHS

Digital Art

  • First Place – Jason S., “Neuro” – OLHS
  • Second Place – Nick B., “Consumed by Nightfall” – OOHS
  • Third Place – Larry R.,  “Contemporary Room” – OOHS

Wearable Art

  • First Place – Sherman D., “Vintage Revival” – OOHS
  • Second Place – Abigail L., Bracelet- Olentangy High School – OHS
  • Third Place – Dora R., Silver Clay Pin with Cast Earrings – OLHS


  • First Place – Lauren W.,  Oversize Teapot – OHS
  • Third Place – Maria M., Large Green Teapot – OHS

Juror’s Choice 

  • Lydia H., Teapot & Cups.  Ceramics – OHS