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19th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition

January 19 – March 2, 2019 | Sandra J. Blain Gallery

The Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition is a juried presentation of artworks created by residents of Sevier County, Tennessee. This year’s juror, Sarah Stanley, Curator at the William King Museum of Art in Abingdon, VA, selected 61 works created by 42 artists, from 219 works submitted for consideration. Recognized for their excellence in design and craftsmanship, the works showcased in this exhibit are a testament to the artistic skill, talent, and creativity of the Sevier County residents. The exhibition features works in book arts, clay, drawing, encaustics, fiber art, basketry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and more.


Amber Anne Palo, Discovering Hope

Best of Show – Amber Anne Palo, Discovering Hope

2nd Place – Doreen Prakshot, Sounds of Silence

3rd Place – Valerie Stoffels, Zinneas

Awards of Merit : 
Tatiana Tikhonova, Alone
Marsha Smith, Downtown Memories
Kathryn Rutherford, Firefly Trilogy – Elkmont

Purchase Awards
Emily B. Kile purchase award: Patrick Houston, Four Lobed Vase
Bill and Anne May purchase award: Annie Clifton, Foothills Parkway, Dusk / John Fancher, Inked / Nikki Jones, Appalachian Sweeper Broom
Johnson Family of Restaurants purchase award: Primose Coke, Two Chimneys / Annie Clifton, Shuckstack Fire Tower, High Noon
Trotter Defoe Architects purchase award: Bill Griffith, Dwelling I


Doreen Prakshot, Sounds of Silence

Participating Artists:

Heather Ashworth, Clint Bach, Sasha Baskin, Lynn Corsi Bland, Bob Bolinger, Rebecca Buglio, Tammy Bulman, Vickie Bradshaw, Annie Clifton, James Coffelt, Alyssa Coffin, Primrose Coke, Amy Evans, John Fancher, R.L. Gibson, Tami Gill, Bill Griffith, Vanessa Hartman, Patrick Houston, Linda Blackwell Jones, Karyn Kyte, Lisa Line, Ross Markley, Amber Anne Palo, Brandi Payne, Doreen Prakshot, Otto Preske, Dan Rhymer, Kathryn Rutherford, Jim Scarsella, Mark Smothers, Marsha Smith, Tracy Starker, Valerie Stoffels, Logan Szymanowski, Tatiana Tikhonova, Debi Veranth, M. Paige Ward, Stephanie Wilhelm, Andrea Wilson, Kari Woolsey


Valerie Stoffels, Zinneas

Exhibition Sponsors:

Food City

Photography by Robert Batey

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