21st Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
January 30 – March 3, 2023 | RECEPTION: February 17, 2023, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts invites artists 18 and older living or working in Sevier County, TN to submit works for consideration for the 21st Sevier County Juried Biennial. The biennial is a juried, mixed-media art exhibition presented by Arrowmont to recognize and foster artists in the rich region of Sevier County, who are the bedrock of the economy and foundation of our community.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Yoko Sekino-Bové and Jim Bové
Dr. Steven and Carolyn Gottlieb
Emily B. Kile
Pat and Geoffrey Wolpert
JUROR: Kreneshia Whiteside McGee, aka Kren the Curator
“I’m conscious that my work is bigger than me- it’s about the art. It’s my responsibility to ensure the artist is heard and to evoke change in anyone that witnesses my curated exhibitions.” — Kreneshia.
Kreneshia Whiteside-McGee, a Tennessee native, began curating in 2015 as a university senior. She served as chief curator at the Association for Visual Arts and works with numerous artists, galleries, and museums advocating for the arts and fostering culture in communities. Her portfolio includes exhibition development, creative direction/consultation, and art handling throughout the U.S. and abroad.
2023 SEVIER COUNTY YOUTH EXHIBITION
February 14 – February 18, 2023
Exhibition Reception: February 17, 2023, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Fibers Studio, Emma Harper Turner Building
Awards Juror: Kelly Sullivan
Mixed-media artist Kelly Sullivan graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BFA in studio art with a concentration in printmaking. She has lived in South Florida, Atlanta, Syracuse, NY, and currently resides in Knoxville, Tennessee. Kelly moved to East Tennessee to follow a dream and work at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts where she worked for two and a half years. Kelly Sullivan is currently the director of Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center where she creates community arts programming. She teaches a wide variety of art classes at the KAFCC, Arrowmont, CSCET and Mighty Mud.