Paragon Displays Artwork from St. Agnes Academy Students for 10th-Straight Year

Paragon Bank hosted its 10th annual reception for the opening of the St. Agnes Academy senior art exhibit on April 16. The reception took place at the Fountain Place Banking Center and showcased work by eight students in Janis McCarty’s AP art class. Paragon will continue to feature the artwork through the remainder of April.

“Year after year, we are privileged to celebrate the outstanding work produced by the senior class at St. Agnes Academy,” said Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon Bank. “Ms. McCarty is a wonderful teacher and mentor, and we are honored to have these students’ work in the bank for both customers and our employees to enjoy.”

At the reception, students took friends and family around the Fountain Place Banking Center to see their artwork and indulge in refreshments provided by Paragon. This year’s art exhibit featured work from AP students Lena Baioni, Emma Efkeman, Mary Fortney, Mara Healy, Christina Henry, Julia Valdes, Johanna Wayland-Smith and Frances Wenger.

For the past 10 years, Paragon Bank has displayed artwork from local schools in an effort to support the talented student artists in the Memphis community. Each month, artwork from a different school is hosted at its Saddle Creek Banking Center. This year’s reception for St. Agnes was part of Paragon’s yearlong #PB10for10 campaign, which was established to commemorate a decade of community impact.

 

Paragon Showcases Artwork from St. Agnes Academy Art Students

Paragon National Bank held its ninth annual reception for the opening of the St. Agnes Academy senior art exhibit on March 4. The reception was hosted at the bank’s Fountain Place location and showcased the art of 12 students in Janis McCarty’s art class. Paragon will continue to display the art in the bank throughout the month of March.

“We always look forward to showcasing and celebrating the work produced by the talented group of students in Ms. McCarty’s senior art class,” said Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon National Bank. “We hope the students enjoyed previewing their art with their friends and family in our bank, and we are eager to see where their artistic skills will take them in the future.”

This year’s art exhibit showcased work from students Katie Ayres, Caroline Cook, Katie Crutcher, Mary Kate Dockery, Erin Flettrich, Lauren Forsythe, Dori Green, Grace John, Adele Lemm, Maya McCullough, Ellen Nikbakht and Alex Sander. The talented artists, along with their friends and family, enjoyed refreshments provided by Paragon as they toured the Fountain Place Banking Center to see the artwork.

In an effort to support the young artists in the Memphis community, Paragon continually displays artwork from local Memphis schools in the bank’s Saddle Creek Banking Center for the public to enjoy. This year, Paragon has displayed artwork by five schools, including Memphis Oral School for the Deaf, Bodine School, Evangelical Christian School, Farmington Elementary School and Woodland Presbyterian School.

Paragon Showcases Work from St. Agnes Academy Art Students

Paragon National Bank recently held
its eighth art opening reception for St. Agnes Academy’s senior art students in
Janis McCarty’s class. The reception was hosted on March 5 at the bank’s
Fountain Place location and showcased nine students’ artwork, which will remain
on display throughout the banking center until March 31.

“The extremely talented St. Agnes students always
impress us with their artistic aptitude and this class was no exception,” said
Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer of Paragon. “We always look forward to
hosting this special event for the artists and I hope they enjoyed seeing their
work prominently displayed in our banking center.”

This year’s art exhibit showcased work from students
Claudia Bursi, Bailey Cash, Kerrie Chaliff, Hannah Conrad, Hailey Dick, Zoe
Harrison, Savannah Mitchell, Elizabeth Pettit and Ellen Whelan. During the
reception, the artists, along with their family, friends and school officials,
viewed the artwork on display as they enjoyed refreshments provided by the
bank.

Over the last year, Paragon has expanded its effort
to showcase young artists from the Memphis community by displaying art from
several local schools in its Saddle Creek banking center. Previous art
installations during the 2012 – 2013 school year featured work from students at
Bodine School, Dogwood Elementary School, Houston Middle School, St. Louis
Catholic School and Woodland Presbyterian School.

 

Paragon National Bank Hosts Exhibit for St. Agnes Academy Art Students

Paragon National Bank recently hosted its sixth annual art opening reception for Janis McCarty’s senior AP art students from St. Agnes Academy. The show was hosted at Paragon’s Fountain Place location and featured 12 students’ artwork, which will be on display through the month of March.

 “It’s a true privilege to showcase and celebrate the work of yet another talented group of students from St. Agnes,” said Robert Shaw, President of Paragon National Bank. “This is an event that we enjoy hosting each year and we look forward to partnering with Janis and her students in the years to come.” 
  
The artists, along with friends and family, enjoyed refreshments and tours of the bank, where the students’ artwork was displayed alongside Paragon’s art collection from renowned local artists Maysey Craddock, Rana Rochat, Pam Cobb, Jay Etkin, Pam Hassler, Mary Reed, Twin, Karen Jacobs, John McIntire, Warren Greene and Ephraim Urevbu. 
  
Paragon National Bank is the Memphis region’s most service-oriented and locally focused bank. Paragon provides individuals and small to mid-sized businesses and their owners with a comprehensive package of both business and personal banking solutions delivered online and in person. Paragon stands out in the crowd of Memphis banks with its local ownership and focus, cutting edge technology and convenience, and the experienced Paragon team.  
  
For more information about Paragon National Bank, please call (901) 273-2900 or visit us online at www.bankparagon.com.

Paragon Hosts Fifth Annual Exhibit for St. Agnes Academy Art Students

Paragon National Bank hosted an art exhibit Tuesday, March 2, for senior art students at St. Agnes Academy. The show featured the art of seven of Janis McCarty’s senior students.

“St. Agnes’ senior art students wow us every year and this year was no exception,” said Robert Shaw, President and CEO of Paragon. “We all look forward to this event each year when we showcase the young ladies’ talent.”

This year’s artists were Kerry Hunt, Chloe Lane, Anne Mason, Taylor McKeever, Nida Pathan, Lauren Robison, and Corie Walker. Each student’s art was displayed on both the first and third floors of Paragon’s Fountain Place office, where it will remain through March. Paragon’s corporate art collection rounded out the exhibit with pieces from renowned local artists Jay Etkin, Rana Rochat, Warren Greene, Pam Cobb, Pamela Hassler, Mary Reed, Twin, Maysey Craddock, Ephraim Urevbu, and sculptor John McIntire.

Since its opening in 2005, Paragon has placed a strong emphasis on “the art of banking.” In addition to displaying local art at each banking center and hosting the St. Agnes art reception each year, Paragon also hosts art from Germantown-area schools each month at the Saddle Creek location.

Paragon Hosts Fourth Annual Art Reception for St. Agnes Senior Art Students

Paragon National Bank hosted an art exhibit Tuesday, March 3, for senior art students at St. Agnes Academy. The show featured the art of eight of Janis McCarty’s senior students.

St. Agnes seniors whose art was displayed were (from left) Caroline Schratz, Carleigh Stratton, Lauren Crosby, Andrea Assadollahi, Nicole Manes, Sarah Foster, and Rahcle Drummons. They are joined here by their art teacher Janis McCarty.

“We always enjoy showcasing and celebrating the work of St. Agnes’ talented senior art students,” said Robert Shaw, President and CEO of Paragon. “This is an event that we look forward to each year and we plan to continue this tradition for years to come.”

This year’s artists were Andrea Assadollahi, Alexandra Buckley, Lauren Crosby, Rachel Drummond, Sarah Foster, Nicole Manes, Caroline Schratz, and Carleigh Stratton.  Each student’s art was displayed on both the first and third floors of Paragon’s Fountain Place office, where it will remain through March.  Paragon’s corporate art collection rounded out the exhibit with pieces from renowned local artists Jay Etkin, Rana Rochat, Warren Greene, Pam Cobb, Pamela Hassler, Mary Reed, Twin, Maysey Craddock, Ephraim Urevbu, and sculptor John McIntire.

Since its opening in 2005, Paragon has placed a strong emphasis on “the art of banking.”  In addition to displaying local art at each banking center and hosting the St. Agnes art reception each year, Paragon also hosts art from Germantown-area schools each month at the Saddle Creek location.

Paragon Hosts Exhibit for St. Agnes Academy Art Students

Paragon National Bank hosted an art exhibit Tuesday, March 4, for senior art students at St. Agnes Academy. The show featured the art of eight of Janis McCarty’s senior students.

“We are pleased to have the privilege to showcase and celebrate the works of another talented group of St. Agnes seniors,” said Robert Shaw, President and CEO of Paragon. “We look forward to future opportunities to work with Ms. McCarty and certainly to hosting St. Agnes art exhibits in the years to come.”

The budding artists, along with family and friends, enjoyed refreshments and tours of Paragon’s Fountain Place offices where their art is on display through March. The students were thrilled to have their work exhibited alongside pieces of the Paragon corporate art collection, which includes pieces from renowned local artists such as Jay Etkin, Maysey Craddock, and Ephraim Urevbu.

The students’ art will remain at Fountain Place through the month of March.  Since its opening in 2005, Paragon has placed a strong emphasis on “the art of banking.”  In addition to maintaining a full roster of local artists’ works and hosting the St. Agnes art reception each year, Paragon also hosts art from different Germantown-area schools each month at the Saddle Creek location.

Paragon National Bank Hosts Exhibit for St. Agnes Academy Students

Paragon National Bank hosted an art exhibit Tuesday, March 6, for senior art students at St. Agnes Academy. The show featured the art of 11 students and their teacher, Janis McCarty.

“We are pleased to have the privilege to showcase and celebrate the works of another talented group of St. Agnes seniors,” said Robert Shaw, President and CEO. “We look forward to future opportunities to work with Ms. McCarty and continue hosting St. Agnes art exhibits.”

The budding artists, along with family and friends, toured Paragon’s Fountain Place offices where their art is displayed and enjoyed refreshments. The students were thrilled to have their work exhibited alongside pieces of the Paragon corporate art collection that are displayed at Fountain Place. Paragon’s collection is comprised of pieces created by renowned local artists.

The students’ art will remain at Fountain Place through the month of March.

Paragon National Bank is one of the Memphis region’s newest full-service banks. Paragon provides small and mid-sized businesses, their owners, and executives with a complete package of banking solutions delivered in person and through a variety of technologically advanced solutions. Organized at a time when large and distant banks have taken over familiar Memphis institutions, Paragon enjoys the distinction of local ownership, authentic community engagement, and a staff of experienced banking professionals.

For more information about Paragon National Bank, please call (901) 273-2900 or visit us online at www.bankparagon.com.