The Florence Thomas Art School will host the 7th Annual Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts beginning in August, 2019. The celebration will consist of three events: an Opening Reception, a Symposium, and an Expressive Arts workshop in conjunction with a month long exhibit including the work of local and regional female artists.
This annual event is designed to celebrate and remember Corey Anne Considine’s life, by examining and celebrating women and their Influence in the arts, while supporting and nurturing young female artists.
Corey Anne Considine passed away in a vehicle accident in Calistoga , CA on June 6,2013. A native of AsheCounty, she would have celebrated her 30th birthday that August. From her youngest days, she was a passionate advocate for women and girls. Corey had a passion for drawing, painting, dance and design. She was involved in the healing arts and was a great nurturer. She was launching a new line of herbal face creams under the brand of Napa Valley Beauty using a photo of her late grandmother as the model on the label.
The 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship is an open application. Emerging Artists will be an exhibitor during the month of August, 2020, and will be eligible for the $250 scholarship towards exhibition related expenses.