Three students from school districts in the ESD 112 region were recognized at the 48th Annual Superintendent’s Art Show on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The State Art Show was held virtually for the second year in a row, and showcased award winners from across the state who had already placed highly at their regional ESD Art Shows, as well as several student art performances.

Out of the eight winning artworks from the ESD 112 Art Show, the following three were selected for awards at the state level:

Amie Makela, “It Devours,” Jurors’ Choice Award

Ridgefield High School (Teacher: Tamara Hoodenpyl), Ridgefield School District

Audrey Moehring, “Geometry,” Jurors’ Choice Award

Union High School (Teacher: Sean Morrison), Evergreen Public Schools

Tyler McKinley, “Change Sings,” WSSDA Award

Kelso High School (Teacher: T.J. Frey), Kelso School District

The pieces selected for Jurors’ Choice Awards will be purchased by OSPI and displayed at their office in Olympia. WSSDA will also purchase and display the artwork they selected. Each student whose artwork was selected will receive $200.

The OSPI Art Show Gallery can be viewed on their website. A recording of the State Art Show can be viewed on YouTube.