Rock School Arts Foundation is happy to announce the 36th Annual Open Art Competition. The OAC EXHIBITION of ENTRIES will open in Gallery I and II and Online Saturday, August 12, 2023. The exhibit will be in the galleries through Friday, September 15. Galleries are open weekdays from 9 am–5 pm. The exhibition can be viewed at rockschoolartgalleries.com from August 12 to September 28.
Pope’s interdisciplinary work explores the notion of ecstatic quietude and wonder as found in Nature during the present Age of the Anthropocene and the evolution into the Posthuman. She earned a BA in Studio Art from Berry College, MA in Art History from the University of Kentucky, and MFA in Studio Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she received the Daniel Vandegrift Scholarship. She has shown her artwork nationally and internationally including venues such as the Mint Museum Uptown, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Zhou B Art Center, Carrie Secrist Gallery, and the Ionion Center for Arts and Culture, Kefalonia Island, Greece. She was recently awarded the 2022 Artist Support Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council for her in-progress environmental time-lapse film, The Meadow Project. She is currently Associate Art Professor and Visual Art Program Coordinator at Lenoir-Rhyne University.