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78 Artists Receive Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards

Members of the Ohio Arts Council board approved Individual Excellence Awards for state fiscal year 2019 during a public meeting on March 20. Seventy-eight artists will receive funding for 75 applications in the disciplines of crafts, design arts/illustration, interdisciplinary, collaborative and performance art, media arts, photography, visual arts 2D, and visual arts 3D.
Bonnie Cohen, Terry Gilliam, and Central State University President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond at the Central State art dedication ceremony Feb. 8.

Heritage, Honor, and Hope: Central State University Dedicates Three Percent for Art Projects at Student Center

Three art installations were dedicated at a ceremony at Central State University's student center in early February. The artwork was commissioned through the Ohio Percent for Art program, which provides funds for the acquisition, commissioning, and installation of works of art for new or renovated public buildings.
Anna Kahle, a junior at Lima Central Catholic High School and Ohio Poetry Out Loud  state champion

Lima Student Wins 2019 Ohio Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Anna Kahle, a junior at Lima Central Catholic High School, was named the 2019 Ohio Poetry Out Loud state champion. She will go on to represent Ohio at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April.


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