Artists Who Teach

October 22 - December 11, 2021

The Ellington-White Community Development Corporation (EWCDC) in conjunction with The Arts Council of Fayetteville Cumberland County present the third national “Artists Who Teach” Exhibition. “Artists Who Teach 2021”  a national juried competition celebrating Visual Art Educators and Art Education. Current and former national art educators are exhibiting over fifty works for this competition. This national juried exhibition showcases the arts as an essential part of a complete education, no matter if it happens in the home, school, or community.  Students of all ages—from kindergarten to college, to creative aging programs—benefit from artistic learning, innovative thinking, and creative imagination.


Dwight Smith, artist, MFA, Associate Professor of Visual Arts at

Fayetteville State University and Ellington-White founder.

Awards Juror:

Jonathan Chestnut, MFA, Chair, Department of Performing and Fine Arts

Fayetteville State University

Exhibition Artists

Leslie B. Bailey, Pinehurst, NC

Ron Beckham, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Shane Booth, Benson, NC

Jessica Burke, Charlotte, NC

Martha Cederstrom, Forest Knolls, CA

Connie Creek, Lake Quivira, KS

Mitchell Eismont, Dayton, OH

Mark Flake, Statesville, NC

Larry Hamilton, Wichita Falls, TX

Trish Klenow, Apex, NC

Vickie Rhoda, Fayetteville, NC

Soni Martin, Fayetteville, NC

Tori Parrish, Ashville, NC

Mary Rowland, Hansville, WA

Mimi Sheiner, El Cerrito, CA

Dwight Smith, Fayetteville, NC

Angela Stout, Fayetteville, NC

Skylor Swann, Fayetteville, NC

Ting Wang, Stillwater, OK

Harris Wiltsher, Tallahassee, FL

Scot J. Wittman, Philadelphia, PA

Kyle Harding, Fayetteville, NC

Michael Romagano, Fayetteville, NC

Marble Surface

Award Winners

Larry Hamilton
Wanna Dance
Oil, 16 x 20

1st Place
Angela Stout
Clay Sculpture, 15 x 8 x 8
2nd Place
Harris Wiltsher
Tranquil Crown
Serigraph, 30 x 24

3rd Place

Honorable Mentions

Ron Beckham, Portrait of Alston Watson, 2021, watercolor, 16 x 21

Scot J. Wittman, Jump Rock, 2019, Photograph, 24 x 30

Michael Romagano, Paratheo-Anametamystikhood of Eris Esoteric, Ink, spray enamel, 28 x 24

Shane Booth, Spirit Totem, 2021, Mixed media photographic triptych, 21 x 19

Leslie B. Bailey, Pink Falling Sunset, 2021, Acrylic mixed media, 3022