Local Students from Cherokee County Have Artwork on Display in the Focus Gallery at the University of South Carolina Upstate

August 31, 2012 at 4:03 pm

The Focus Gallery at the University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to present an exhibition of student artwork from Mary Bramlett Elementary School and Alma Elementary School. The Focus Gallery (Featuring Outside Creative Undertakings of Students) and USC Upstate work together with local schools to feature student artwork produced in standards-based visual art classrooms. The Focus Gallery creates a distinctive learning environment for art education students.

Located on the second floor of the Humanities and Performing Arts Center, the gallery will display the students’ work from August 27 through September 28, 2012. In addition, the Focus Gallery will host a reception on September 11, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. for the artists and their families. The Focus Gallery events are free and open to the public.

The following students have been selected to display their artwork:

Alma Elementary:
Omar Adams, Caden Oliver, Aaliyah Martin, Jasmine Taque, Courtney Burchett, Kendrick Dawkins, Robert Myers, Dominique Davidson, Shania Cunningham, Tim Burchett, Darren Durbin, Zoi Robbs, Francie Greene and Dawn Weinlaeder.

Mary Bramlett Elementary:
Za’Qkwaun Miller, David Young, William Montgomery, Shana Upchurch, Za’Qkolby Miller, Dawn Weinlaeder, Tomi Thomas, and Tristan Edrington.

For more information, contact Mary Lou Hightower at (864) 503-5817 or mhightower@uscupstate.edu.