SYNERGY: Student Art Exhibition

Celebrate Knoxville’s next generation of artists & educators

Clayton Center for the Arts / March 5-22, 2019 / Opening Reception Friday, March 15th 5:30pm-9:00pm



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 15th from 5:30-9:00pm. All artists, their families, and friends are encouraged to attend this wonderful celebration!

Application Deadline: January 25, 2019. CLICK HERE to apply.


2018 Juror: Donna Anderson

Donna Anderson is a retired Knox County art teacher with over 40 years experience in the public school system. She is the author of the high school textbook Experience Printmaking. Mrs. Anderson continues to teach workshops for both area students and teachers. Currently, she is working on the second edition of her book. In 2008, the National Art Education Association selected her as the National Secondary Art Educator of the Year.

2018 Winners:

Molly Miller, 12th Grade & Best In Show
Toni Matheson, 11th Grade
Tatiyana Hubbard, 10th Grade
Kyra Melton, 9th Grade
Abigail Chattin, 8th Grade
Alexander Montgomery, 7th Grade
Seonhui Paik, 6th Grade
Issabella McCubbin, 5th Grade
Noah Hensley, 4th Grade
Catherine Naughton, 3rd Grade
Arianna Simpson, 2nd Grade
Alibelle McMahon, 1st Grade
Evy Beeler, Kindergarten


Committee Chair

Jim Dodson



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