JSA Students Selected for Governor's Youth Art Awards Exhibition

Congratulations to the JHS students that have had artwork selected among the top 300 pieces to be showcased in the 2019 Governor's Youth Art Exhibition.  

State jurors selected just 300 pieces for the exhibition from a regional field of 2,500, and an original field of more than 11,000.

Visual Art students include:

Alexia Avdelas, grade 12 (3 pieces)

Abby Arnold, grade 10 (2 pieces)

Abby Evans, grade 9

Francesca Gonzalez, grade 12

Mayla Hager, grade 9

In addition, Christine Parshall, grade 12 has been selected to display her work at the State Governor's Office, and Audrey Yoder, grade 12, has been selected to display her work at the State House.

The exhibition opens at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower across from the State Capitol, in April, and closes at the end of May. At the exhibition opening, students be recognized with Awards of Excellence and scholarships. For more information, call Mrs. Lisa Ayres Surber at 330-837-3501, ext. 1011.

20 JSA Artists Selected for Regional Governor's Youth Art Award Competition

On Saturday March 9, JSA artists will be considered for the annual Ohio Governor’s Art Awards Competition.

The regional judging this Saturday will showcase the artworks of 20 JSA STUDENTS!

Only 2,500 pieced are selected for the regional judging, from a field of more than 11,500.

The final 300 pieces from the state will be selected from the pool of 2,500 submissions for the Ohio Governor's Art Exhibition and Awards Competition.

Congratulations and Good Luck to All JSA Finalists (Listed Below)

Alexia Avdelas, (5 pieces)
Madyson Bostic
Justin Chen (2 pieces)
Abby Evans
Avery Freels (2 pieces)
Francesca Gonzalez (2 pieces)
Mayla Hager
Isabella Hellmann
May Li (3 pieces)
Elizabeth Lowe

We are so proud of all of you! Good luck, everyone!

Christine Parshall (4 pieces)
Keana Royce
Alexa Pecorelli (3 pieces)
Angela Tu
Mary Visco (4 pieces)
Audrey Yoder (2 pieces)
Hannah Elias
Abigail Arnold (2 pieces)
Angela Spadone
Brynn Marcelli


JSA to Showcase 600 Young Artists, Supported by Local Businesses

The excitement is palpable as preparations are completed for the annual JSA All District Arts Extravaganza scheduled February 23 at 5:00 p.m. The 13th annual arts showcase will spotlight more than 600 young artists, featuring more than 30 live performances and the community’s most impressive display of student artwork. In 2018, the event broke records with attendance soaring to 1,500. Join us on February 23 @ 5:00 p.m.

JSA All District Arts Extravaganza Saturday, Feb. 24

JSA All District Arts Extravaganza Saturday, Feb. 24

Mardi Gras Carnival Theme, Live Performances, Art Exhibits, Live and Silent Auctions

Celebrating a Mardi Gras Carnival theme expressed through dance, music, theatrical performances and activities, the Jackson School for the Arts will showcase more than 500 young artists at this year’s All District Arts Extravaganza. JOIN US!