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2010 Mary Whyte Art Educator Award

Anne Cimballa, an art teacher for grades 7, 9, and 10 at the Charleston County School of the Arts received the 2010 Mary Whyte Art Educator Award and the $1,000 cash prize that accompanies the award. Awarded annually by the Gibbes, the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award is designed to recognize a high school visual art teacher in the tri-county area who has demonstrated superior commitment to his or her students and craft. Ms. Cimballa submitted the lesson plan Palette Knife Painting Inspired by the Works of Brian Rutenberg. Students visited the Gibbes exhibition Brian Rutenberg: Tidesong and created original landscape paintings using their own photos of the Lowcountry while painting with palette knives in the style of Rutenberg.

Bettina Whyte, Smith Coleman, Anne Cimballa, Mary Whyte, and Angela Mack

Bettina Whyte, Smith Coleman, Anne Cimballa, Mary Whyte, and Angela Mack

 

Anne Cimballa working with a student

Anne Cimballa working with a student

 

Anne Cimballa in her classroom

Anne Cimballa in her classroom

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