St. John Medical Center unveils student art project
UH St. John Medical Center extended an invitation to several area high schools to participate in a thought-provoking art project. Students were asked to share their perspective on interpreting interpret compassion.
Lake Ridge Academy in North Ridgeville was the first to respond and their art piece will be unveiled Wednesday, May 31, at 4:30 p.m. in the walkway between the hospital and Building 2. This painting will be displayed for several months.
The student who accepted the assignment was sophomore Olivia Watling. Olivia’s medium of choice was oil paint. She was provided a 6-foot-by-5-foot canvas along with the other materials to complete the project. Her visual arts teacher, Timothy Callaghan, was very engaged in the process to keep the project moving.
UH SJMC awarded $500 to the Lake Ridge Academy art department. The community is invited to view Olivia’s work along with her inspiration for the painting.