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 April 7th 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: April 7-22
Times: Monday- Saturday, (10am – 6pm); Sunday (12-6pm)
How Much: Free

2016 Awards TBA

12th Grade & Best In Show: Ester Sitver
11th Grade: Briana Barnett
10th Grade: Tristin Dickie
9th Grade: Lauren Nastas
8th Grade: Julia Steed
7th Grade: August Letitia
6th Grade: Carson Whitehead
5th Grade: Finley Warren
4th Grade: Logan Hall
3rd Grade: Lily Powell
2nd Grade: Kylee Loucks
1st Grade: Jacques Jordan
Kindergarten: Karoline Kerlry

2016 Juror

2016 Juror Amanda Galbraith has enjoyed teaching art for nearly 15 years. As an educator, her primary focus is the work of the elementary age artist. She has also worked with secondary art programs and has served as an adjunct instructor for the graduate program at Memphis College of Art. Galbraith serves as the director of the Arts Leadership, Administration, and Assessment track at the Tennessee Arts Academy, is a member of the Tennessee Art Education Association, has juried regional art shows, is the secretary of the Bartlett Arts Council, and has presented professional development sessions at local, state, and national conferences.

Committee Chair

Jim Dodson



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