Paragon National Bank announced that its
Saddle Creek branch (7600 Poplar Avenue) will showcase art pieces from Dogwood
Elementary School students now through January. The Germantown grade school’s
display is the fourth student exhibit hosted this year by Paragon, which also
featured monthly art installations from Houston Middle School, Bodine School
and St. Louis Catholic School.
“It’s remarkable to see the work that local students are
creating under the tutelage of their art teachers,” said Robert Shaw, Chief
Executive Officer of Paragon. “We invite everyone to take a moment to visit our
Saddle Creek Banking Center to see the depth of talent that these young artists
Paragon partnered with Dogwood Elementary art teachers Dotty
Coulson, Aimee Jones and Norma Powell to select and display artwork created by
27 students. The inspired artwork was created using various mediums including
chalk pastels, oil pastels, watercolor and tempera paint. In addition, students
used printmaking techniques to create the fall leaf projects and the collaged
compositions were constructed with cut or torn paper.
The artwork on display throughout December was created by
Abby Acuff, Zach Broadhurst, Lucy Cychowski, Alex Eoff, Cassidy Fendley,
Virginia Folse, Jannes Graffelman, Chandler Harrison, Haneen Jaber, Addison
Linville, Austin Nellessen, Kristine Roberts, Easyn Secrist, Emersyn Sells.
In January, Paragon will display artwork created by Billy
Freeman, Avani Garde, Carson Hanna, Sarah Vance Harrison, Jaehee Lee, Ethan
May, Emma Oppenheim, Lotanna Oraedu, Alexandra Rivers, William Ruan, Elizabeth
Smith, Adam Williams and Zachary Yenser.