Each year, St. George's hosts an exhibit and fine art sale featuring local and regional artists. Hundreds of pieces of artwork are on display and are available for purchase. Artists have the opportunity to introduce their work to a large number of serious collectors of fine art, as well as those who are just beginning to learn about important regional artists. Thirty percent of the proceeds goes to support the arts at St. George's. The event is free and open to the community.
In years past, the Art Show has supported the purchase of portable sound systems, musical instruments, a 25-piece rhythm band instrument set, art supplies, drum-line, and matting supplies to showcase student artwork. Funds have also helped the school bring visiting artists to our campuses.
The St. George's Art Show application is open! Click HERE to apply.
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Bess Farris is a local Memphis artist working primarily with acrylics on canvas. She has a deep passion for design, color, and texture, which can be seen in her works. She is inspired by nature, music, and the playful, adventurous spirit of her two young sons. She desires to approach art in a child-like manner: full of wonder and whimsy, and without fear.
For Bess, art is as much about the process as it is the product. She layers paints, mediums, and washing using both palette knives and brushes until the story of the piece is told.