Art on the Rise
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School invites you to participate in this spring's Art on the Rise: Celebrating Young Artists, a gallery exhibition of student artwork followed by a celebration of student art with lectures and workshops with professional artists, art educators, and students.
March 27-April 22, 2017
This is a regional student art exhibit showing from March 27-April 22, 2017 in the SAS Gallery. Student artists in grades 8-12 from schools in Middle Tennessee are invited to submit 2-D and 3-D pieces. Here are instructions for uploading images. The submission deadline is February 28. Contact Julie Jones, SAS Gallery Director for more information.
Art on the Rise Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Talk and Workshops
During the Art on the Rise Celebration on Saturday, April 22, five daylong workshops in collage, painting, sandcastle sculpture and natural block-printing will be offered for students, teachers, parents, and community members. A student does need not have a piece selected for the show in order to participate in a workshop. Registration is $15 and includes lunch.
Gallery Reception, 3-4 p.m.
The Art on the Rise Celebration reception for the exhibition is from 3 to 4 p.m., on Saturday, April 22 in the SAS Gallery. The public is invited to attend.
Juror Jessica Wohl
Painter, quilter and art educator Jessica Wohl will jury the exhibition and select merit awards. Jessica will also give the opening address at the Art on the Rise Celebration on April 22 and will offer a workshop for students and teachers on collage.
Jessica Wohl is on the art faculty at The University of the South, teaching drawing, painting, and seminar courses. She received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and her MFA from the University of Georgia. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is collected by the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Sprint-Nextel Corporation, H&R Block World Headquarters, and numerous private collectors. Learn more about her work.
SAS will offer five different daylong studio workshops in five different media. These workshops are open to students, teachers, and community members. There is a $15 fee to cover workshop supplies and lunch. The fee is payable by cash or check on the day of the event.
Sabeth Jackson is a printmaker, painter, artisan, and daydreamer who lives in Sewanee, Tenn. Her drawings, paintings, and prints are largely figurative and influenced by myth, storytelling, and the use of archetypes.She enjoys drawing, painting, and printmaking, as well as just about anything related to textiles (pattern design, dyeing, sewing, weaving, felting, knitting, crochet and embroidery). Sabeth studied printmaking and painting at Colorado Mesa University and the University of Oregon, and has taught block printing workshops for the past 8 years.
Join landscape painter Cheryl Lankhaar for a day of painting using a limited palette of 6-7 colors to help strengthen your composition and create more cohesive paintings. All materials such as paint, easels and canvas provided. Wear studio friendly clothing and plan to be out of doors.