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OJH Art Teacher, Students Featured at MSU Art Exhibition

For the second year in a row, Missouri State University chose Ozark Junior High Art Teacher Lindsey Johnson to have artwork displayed in the Annual Statewide Juried Art Exhibition for Secondary Teachers and Students. 

Her sculpture will be on display Nov. 4-18 at MSU’s Student Exhibition Center. And while she is always excited to showcase her work, she is more excited that the exhibition allows her to highlight the work of some of her students.

“I have many talented students in Art Foundations this year who have been working very hard,” Johnson said. “I am thrilled to be able to give three of them the opportunity to display their work alongside students from across Missouri.”

Selected teachers get to choose three pieces of student artwork to display, which means artwork from ninth-graders Ahva Hyman, Samantha Heiser and Piper Malone is included in the art exhibition. 

According to MSU’s website, the goal of the exhibition is to give teachers an opportunity to participate in a competitive, juried exhibition, and inspire young artists by providing a platform for their work to be displayed in a college venue.

The gallery is located at 838 E. Walnut St. and the opening reception is Nov. 6.

OJH Art Teacher, Students Featured at MSU Art Exhibition