Celebrating Success of Two NRHS Artists!

Ellie Arkus with her third place ribbon for Plein AirCongratulations to our two wonderfully gifted artists who recently took part in the Plein Air Competition hosted by the Cincinnati Art Club.

New Richmond High School Senior Ellie Arkus won third place in this year’s competition!

And New Richmond High School sophomore Cailee Gilfillen received an art easel!

We are proud of and excited for you both!!

This is Ellie’s third time participating in this art competition. In 2019, one of her pieces of art, “Bellevue View,” took first place.

Cailee Gilfillen with one of her pieces of artThe art competition is an educational outreach by the Cincinnati Art Club to extend an opportunity for area high school students to work from life in an outdoor environment. This year’s competition was held at Greenacres Farm in Indian Hill.

As part of the competition, Ellie and Cailee spent Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11-12, at Greenacres creating drawings with supplies provided by the Cincinnati Art Club. Last weekend both attended the Awards Ceremony where all participants were celebrated for their original artworks.

We are sharing a few pictures of the students in action creating their masterpieces!

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