Orli by Dalia Heller

Artist’s Statement: This oil painting is a portrait of my sister, whose Hebrew name is Orli Galit. The title Orli draws not only on her name, but also on the fact that Orli means “my light” in Hebrew, and on the image of the light in my sister’s hands.
Dalia Heller is a member of the class of 2022 at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. She plays the flute in her school band and is involved in marching band, National Honor Society, and Spanish Honor Society. She is passionate about history and learning foreign languages, loves to paint and draw, and enjoys hiking and biking in the woods with her family.