Special Ohio Statehouse T-shirts on sale in Museum Shop
July 16, 2014

Under 18 T-shirt winner
Adult T-shirt winner
The new Ohio Statehouse T-shirts designed by 2014 contest winners, Reimi Wakabayashi (Columbus, OH) and Andy Kittles (Springfield, OH) are available for purchase in the Ohio Statehouse Museum Shop and online at

The Ohio Statehouse T-shirt Design Contest was announced by the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) in March and garnered submissions from all over Ohio. “The contest was an opportunity to foster artistic creativity throughout Ohio. Reimi and Andy are gifted artists, and the Ohio Statehouse is proud to feature their work,” said William E. Carleton, executive director of CSRAB.

About Reimi Wakabayashi
A native of Columbus, Reimi Wakabayashi was born January 29, 2000 and has a passion for art. As a student at Ridgeview Middle School, Reimi maintained a 3.83 GPA while participation in the Columbus City Schools talented and gifted visual arts program. She will be a freshman in the fall and enjoys academics and design in her spare time.

About Andy Kittles
Andy Kittles lives in Springfield, Ohio with wife Susan and daughter Abbey (9). A graduate of the School of Advertising Art (Kettering, Ohio - Class of 1992), Kittles worked in the Taft administration at the Ohio Department of Development as a graphics manager in the Office of Communications and Special Projects from 2000 to 2006.

Currently, Kittles serves as a Senior Art Director for The Ohlmann Group, a Dayton, OH based advertising and communications firm, where his responsibilities include creating visual communication solutions for local, regional, national, and international clients.

When not at work, Kittles enjoys a wide variety of interest, which include: painting, sculpting, building, playing the saxophone, golfing, watching sports, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.

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