handmade ceramic artworks for the gallery and home

Jessica Stewart is an artist and art educator in Knoxville Tennessee. She teaches visual art at Christenberry Elementary, shows art locally, regionally, and nationally, and sells a limited amount of work on Etsy.



Abbreviated Resume:


Group Shows/Honors:
2011 Undergraduate Art Honors Show
2012 Artwork selected for representation in the Dean's Suite
2014 "First Place" Knox County Art Educators Show
2015 "Best Ceramics" Knox County Art Educators Show
2016 "Peep Show" Broadway Galleries
2016 Dogwood Arts Regional Educators Showcase
2016 "Best of Show" Knox County Art Educators Show

2016 Represented artist in the "Movies and Martinis" benefit to support Cystic Fibrosis
2016 "Nellie Allen Smith Pottery Exhibition" - Cape Fear Studios
​2016 "Figuratively Speaking" National Juried Exhibition - Gallery Underground
​2017 "Arts and Culture Alliance's National Juried Exhibition" - The Emporium Gallery


Affiliations:

National Art Education Association

National Council on Education for the Ceramics

Terra Madre


Education:

2011 Participant in the Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program

2011 Representative of the School of Art on the Dean's Advisory Council

2011 Bachelor's in Visual Arts, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Concentration: Ceramics

2012 Awarded the David T. and Jane O. Bailey Graduate Scholarship
2012 Awarded the Elizabeth Aytes Elliot Art Education Scholarship

2012 Master's of Science in Teacher Education, University of Tennessee Knoxville

2016 Workshop with Tip Toland

2017 Workshop with Kyle and Kelly Phelps


Teaching:

2011 Full Time Teaching Intern Christenberry Elem, Halls Middle, Central High

2012 - Current Christenberry Elementary Art Teacher

2013 - 2015 Knox County Visual Arts Professional Development Specialist

2014 - Current Team Teacher Evaluator

2015 Knox County TEAM/TAP Professional Development Specialist

2016 Christenberry Elementary Teacher of the Year
2016 Knox County Elementary Teacher of the Year

2017 - Current Ceramic Handbuilding Instructor at Mighty Mud