Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Artist Receives Statewide Award

March 20, 2017 -- Heights High junior Jacob Budnar’s art piece, Heart to Heart, was selected for the 2017 Ohio House of Representatives art show.

He was invited to attend the March 4 opening reception and installation of his piece (a photo of his metal necklace creation) at the Ohio Capital Building.

Jacob Budnar (L) with Art Teacher Nancy Eisenberg and Administrative Principal Zoraba Ross at the Ohio Capital Opening Reception on March 4.

The artwork hangs in the corridor between the Riffe Center (legislator offices) and the State Capitol building.

The show is sponsored by The Ohio Art Education Association, the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Arts Council. The show includes student work from all 99 House Districts in the State of Ohio.

The exhibition recognizes the talents, creativity, and innovation of students who receive high quality arts education instruction as part of their academic experience in school. It represents art by some of Ohio’s finest high school artists.

Nancy Eisenberg is Jacob’s art teacher.

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