Artist-educators highlighted in recent exhibit

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Kentucky art educators recently exhibited their work in the “We Teach-We Create” exhibit at the Polvino Family Art Center in Nicholasville. Shown, from left, are Miles Johnson of Jessamine County, Jacqueline Bryan of Oldham County, Alex Bustetter of Jessamine County, Staci Goggins of Jessamine County, Claudia Banahan of Pendleton County, and Laura Weinberger of Jessamine County. Photo submitted
Kentucky art educators recently exhibited their work in the “We Teach-We Create” exhibit at the Polvino Family Art Center in Nicholasville. Shown, from left, are Miles Johnson of Jessamine County, Jacqueline Bryan of Oldham County, Alex Bustetter of Jessamine County, Staci Goggins of Jessamine County, Claudia Banahan of Pendleton County, and Laura Weinberger of Jessamine County.
Photo submitted

The Polvino Family Art Center, located in Nicholasville, and the Creative Art League of Jessamine County recently sponsored an exhibit of original artworks created by Kentucky art teachers from across the state. “We Teach-We Create” emphasized that art teachers are not only educators, but also practicing artists.

The exhibit was open to any Kentucky art educator in a public or private school. Each teacher was allowed to submit up to five pieces of work of any medium and any subject matter providing the opportunity to showcase their interests and talents as an artist. The exhibit was held at the Polvino Family Art Center from Jan. 13-31. Ten art educators participated from across the state, including: 

  • Claudia Banahan, Southern Elementary School (Pendleton County)
  • Jacqueline Bryan, South Oldham High School (Oldham County)
  • Alex Bustetter, East Jessamine High School (Jessamine County)
  • Staci Goggins, Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary School (Jessamine County)
  • Miles Johnson, Hattie C. Warner Elementary School (Jessamine County)
  • Jennifer Sims, Munfordville Elementary School (Hart County)
  • Hope Soch, Brookside Elementary School (Jessamine County)
  • Kim Soule, Greenwood High School (Warren County)
  • Ilona Szekley, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Laura Weinberger, East Jessamine Middle School (Jessamine County)

 

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