In the event that caps the Zion Art Exhibition, this Saturday from 7 to 8 PM, the artist Jethro Gillespie will be giving a presentation on is work Tally Mark Quilt (2016), which one amajor award at this years competition.
About the Artist
Jethro Gillespie is an artist that resides in Spanish Fork, UT. He works full time at Maple Mountain High school as a visual art educator. He is also a PhD Candidate in Art Education at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. His academic research is about rethinking and remaking a high school art foundations curriculum with a focus on contemporary artists' practice, as well as a theoretical interest in complexity thinking as it pertains to teaching and learning. His personal artistic practice involves repetitive action with non-traditional materials and techniques. He is also interested in including a socially engaged component with many of his projects.