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Money Raised Will Provide Art Teachers Necessary Supplies – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/20/2020 at 1:48pm

Recently pictured at the Arts Council were (left to right) Shannon Whitworth, with son, Rivers; John Brinkley, Rosman Elementary; Nancy Frady, Brevard Elementary; Sean Parrish, Brevard High; Emily Atkinson, Brevard Middle; Jessica Sharp, Davidson River; Cindy Rehm, TC Arts; and School Board Member Courtney Domokur. (Times photo by Park Baker)

Visual arts teachers in Transylvania County Schools have been awarded $5,000 for art supplies, according to a Transylvania Community Arts Council press release.

A "Holiday Happy Hour and Silent Auction" was held in December at the Brevard Lumberyard, featuring 23 works of art donated by regional artists, as well as appetizers provided by area restaurants, for the 100 attendees.

The concept was created and produced by artist and musician Shannon Whitworth and arts advocate Jessica Whitmire of Headwater Outfitters.

The two organizers said they have been constantly amazed by the artwork...

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