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The Monroe Area Council for the Arts (MACA), Sweetwater City Schools, Monroe County Schools and the Tennessee Arts Commission have collaborated to create the first art competition and exhibition for students in Monroe County. Our goal is to encourage young students to use creative thinking with their artistic skills, to produce visual fine art for a family friendly art show. The art show is intended to show case the artistic talents of our students, encourage creativity and to recognize students and their artworks, honor teachers in our school system, parents, guardians and the schools in Monroe County and to ‘Support Arts in Education’
This Monroe County Student Juried Art Show is open to all Middle, High, Home Schooled, Private Schooled and Full Time Students up to 22 years who reside in Monroe County. This will be a juried show, all artwork entered should be produced within the 2018/2019 calendar school year.
All artwork will be displayed during the Awards Reception at Vonore Middle School, 414 Hall Street, Vonore, TN. 37885, Thursday May 9, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm with Awards Presentation at 6.30 pm. To help encourage creativity, it is anticipated that after the show, some of the artwork will tour other schools within Monroe County.
MACA is a non-profit local arts agency serving Monroe County and the surrounding counties of East Tennessee. In addition to offering a variety of different professional programs as a part of an annual performing season, MACA works with area schools, churches and civic organizations to provide arts education programs, artist residencies and more. MACA is a 501c(3) organization.