SYNERGY: Student Art Exhibition

April 2 – 30, 2015

BEST IN SHOW :: Esther Sitver “Whole Wheat Tech”


Where: Clayton Center for the Arts, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN  37804

When: April 2-30
Times: Monday- Friday, 10:00am – 6:00 pm, also Saturday April 11th 12:00-5:00pm
How Much: Free
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 2, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Award Ceremony: Thursday, April 2, 7:00 pm

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Knoxville’s next generation of artists is on display, featuring the work of gifted art students from local schools K-12. The exhibit is alongside an exhibit by East Tennessee’s finest K-12 art teachers and current art interns/student-teachers from public and private schools and academies. Awards and scholarships are presented to encourage further development of these art students’ artistic aptitude.

The Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Clayton Center for the Arts in the Denso Gallery.  All artists, their families, and friends are encouraged to attend this wonderful celebration!

Juror:  Flowerree McDonough

Flowerree McDonough is a recognized art educator who has served as an adjudicator in various visual art venues in Georgia and Tennessee. Her career was spent instilling a passion for art in her high school students.

Ms. Galetovic/McDonough was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, from the Tennessee Arts Academy/Arts Academy America, in July 2011. The Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts awarded her the first TN Visual Art Teacher Award at the Schermerhorn in 2009. She has also received appreciation from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards with National Teacher Recognition at Carnegie Hall. She was selected as a Fellow by the National Endowment for the Humanities to participate in the Excellence in Teaching Institute at Ohio Wesleyan and Florence, Italy.  Ms. McDonough was honored as the Tennessee Art Educator of the Year by the National Art Education Association, and she was also a State Finalist for the Tennessee Teacher of the Year and served as the alternate. Ms. McDonough is a member of the Board of Examiners for the Tennessee Department of Education. Most recently she served as the Southeastern Region Secondary Director for the National Art Education Association, and Past President/Awards Chair for the Tennessee Art Education Association. At present, she serves on the Board of the Tennessee Arts Academy.

Student Art Exhibition Committee Chair:
Jim Dodson

Presented by:

ClaytonCorporate_CMYKFirst Tennessee Foundation