2018 Young Tennessee Artists

Selections from Advanced Studio Art Programs

  • Nathan Haile. The Misadventures, 2015. Digital print, 7 x 7 in. Courtesy of the artist. © Nathan Haile (artist in 2016 Young Tennessee Artists exhibition)

  • 2016 Young Tennessee Artists

Dear students and teachers:

On behalf of the Frist Art Museum, I thank you for submitting artworks to the 2018 Young Tennessee Artists exhibition.  This year we received more than 500 entries from aspiring young artists across the state. In a robust selection process, our jury -- a panel of university educators, artists, and curators -- chose 29 artworks by 29 students for the show.


Here are the selected artists, listed by region:


Olivia Lewis, Hamblen County High School East, Morristown

Zoe McDaniel, Hamblen County High School East, Morristown

Nate Steward, Hamblen County High School East, Morristown

Cristobal Tellez-Sosa, Hamblen County High School East, Morristown



Anne Blackburn, Harpeth Hall Upper School, Nashville

Jared Boston, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville

Jessica Cardona, Nashville School of the Arts, Nashville

Savanna Cucchiara, Central High School, Murfreesboro

Everett Delaney, Father Ryan High School, Nashville

Lizzy Gaviria, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville

Nancy Henin, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville

Webb Hunt, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville

Mary Johnson, Harpeth Hall Upper School, Nashville

Ian Marshall, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville

Hannah Middleton, Central High School, Murfreesboro

Birdie Pearse, Centennial High School, Franklin

Zoe Spain, Hillsboro High School, Nashville

Katie Taylor, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville

Dayton Upchurch, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville

Heidi Viall, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville

Madison Weathers, Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville


Marie-Pia Bonnot, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis

Camille Campbell, Overton High School, Memphis

Natalie Eslami, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis

Kyla Evans, Overton High School, Memphis

Arely Herrera, Overton High School, Memphis

Diamond Liggins, Power Center Academy High School, Memphis

Jenny Rogers, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis

Solbok Yi, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis

These artists and their teachers will be emailed on Monday, June 4, with instructions on how and when to deliver selected artwork to the Frist Art Museum.

Rosemary Brunton
Educator for Community Engagement
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