Award of Excellence for “Patriot’s Pride”

May 19, 2011 at 9:36 am

Dr. Mary Lou Hightower’s art work wins the Award of Excellence for her work titled “Patriot’s Pride” at the 46th Annual Regional Juried Appalachian Show in Kingsport, Tenn. The exhibit was sponsored by Kingsport Art Guild and Eastman Chemical Company. Over $2,000 awards were given out at the reception on March 3, 2011. The exhibit was located in the Renaissance Center from March 3 – March 26. Hightower had a second work selected for the juried exhibit titled “Blue Ridge Quilt.” The works were juried into the exhibit by the gallery director, Jordan Ahlers of Blue Spiral 1 Gallery of Asheville.