SYNERGY: Student Art Exhibition


Knoxville’s next generation of artists are on display.

SYNERGY features the work of gifted 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 on March 6th from 5:00-9:00pm. All artists, their families, and friends are encouraged to attend this wonderful celebration!

Where: Clayton Center for the Arts
When: March 6-24, 2017
Times: Monday- Saturday, (10am – 6pm); Sunday (12-6pm)
How Much: Free


2017 Juror: Judy Jorden

Judy Jorden received her BFA degree in Painting at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She taught art education for 31 years in Knox County Schools and then worked with art interns as a part-time clinical faculty member for UTK, Art Education Department. Her recent volunteer involvement with student art includes Tennessee Valley Fair Student Art Exhibition and director of East Tennessee Student Art Exhibition.   Current personal involvement in local and state wide juried exhibitions includes Fountain city Art Center, Unitarian Universalist and Westminster Presbyterian Churches, Arts and Cultural Alliance, Major’s Office and Oak Ridge Arts Center.

Committee Chair

Jim Dodson



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