An overview of what is happening in today's schools and how we can continue to support fine arts education. Art is important to learning for our students. Discover ways in which we can foster children and teachers alike and keep this important learning opportunity in our curriculum and beyond.
Come hear about the current state of Fine Arts in our schools and its effect on our society and leave with hope and action steps to take to make a difference!
Cortney Frasier is an artist educator serving as the K-12 Fine Arts Coordinator for Iredell Statesville Schools, the Director of the Falconer Foundation for Arts and Service Scholarships, and an adjunct Professor of Art at Davidson Davie Community College. She is a watercolorist and installation artist with an undergraduate in Psychology, a Master in Education, as well as a Master in Fine Arts. Ms. Frasier is actively involved in every aspect of art and art education. From creating her own artwork at College Street Studios to promoting art experiences in public schools, universities, and the community, Ms. Frasier advocates for and educates children through adults in both art making and art advocacy.
Hear a behind-the-scenes perspective from an arts professional on the process of judging/jurying a fine arts show. This presentation will also cover tips and guidance for applying to art shows/open calls, artist residencies and arts publications. A valuable resource for practicing visual artists who want to grow and expand their horizons!
Debora Koo (b. 1990 in Seoul, Korea) is an oil painter based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her interest in art began at Smith College where she studied Studio Art. Afterwards she continued her studies at Ewha Womans University in Seoul where she got her MFA in Western Painting. Currently she is a member of Goodyear Arts Collective in Charlotte, NC, as well as faculty at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. She has shown locally in Charlotte, NC at Goodyear Arts, LaCa Projects, Sozo Gallery and The Mint Museum Randolph. Out-of-state and international shows include Lorin Gallery in Los Angeles, Tchotchke Gallery in New York and Open Call and Four Year Anniversary Shows at Delphian Gallery in London. Her work was also featured in BOOOOOOOM as well as New American Paintings.
Mooresville Arts is excited to be growing the participation of photographers in our organization.
To commemorate our 20 the Annual Photography Exhibition and Contest, we are offering this free
panel discussion with four of the area’s top working artists.
Many photographers today struggle with what kind of images to create, how to make
meaningful images and to create and develop their “personal style”. The also struggle with
what to do with their images:
Come and listen to the experts discuss all this and more!