Fine Arts Awards Held May 5

The annual Fine Arts Awards were presented in the Deming Theatre on Thursday, May 5. This event celebrates all seniors in the fine arts. Awards for excellence in each discipline, the announcement of the juror-awarded prizes for the AP Portfolio exhibit, and the FANS Collection Award winner were presented during the ceremony. Seniors completing the…

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Theatre Students Earn Superiors at State Festival

Twenty-two theatre students attended the Florida State Thespian Festival in Tampa from March 16-20 hosted by the Education Theatre Association. Episcopal students performed six pieces at this highly competitive event. Each of ESJ’s submissions received the highest rating of Superior. Anne Case ’22 was awarded with Top Honors for her costume construction of Peggy’s dress from…

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Visual Arts Students Win 103 Awards in Scholastic Competition

Adjudication for the 2022 Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards was held in early January. More than 2,600 students competed from Northeast Florida. 52 Episcopal students won an award and they earned a cumulative 103 awards.  Gold winners are currently being reviewed at the national level . National Medal award winners will be announced mid-March.  An award…

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Touring Company Performs “Welcome to the Rock”

Each year students in Honors Theatre 3 and 4 are members of ESJ’s Touring Company.  Touring Company is taught by Taylor Horne ’00, Performing Arts Department Chair and Upper School Theatre Chair, along with Jono Hustis, Middle School Theatre Director, Dawn Morrow, Director of Dance, and Anthony Felton, Accompanist and Music Instructor. Part of Touring Company’s…

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Fine Arts 2021-2022: Deeply Rooted and Overflowing

By Katie Black-Bowling ’95 Director of Fine Arts Each year in the Fine Arts department, we choose a theme based on Scripture that grounds us as artists and educators toward unified creative expression. Within the framework of the arts, we are extremely diverse in our mediums of expression. A potter and an actor seem to…

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Music Program Expands on All Three Campuses

With the addition of several new faculty and programs for the 2021-2022 school year, Episcopal’s music program is expanding across all three campuses. Tuesday and Thursday Morning Music at the Lower School campuses is now available to elementary students as part of the fine arts curriculum. On the Beaches Campus, in addition to regular music…

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Plaque Honoring Sally Deming Installed in Theatre

In 2019 hundreds of beloved Sally Deming’s former students and their parents contributed to The Sunshine Project, an effort to upgrade sound and lighting in the Munnerlyn Center Theatre and to dedicate it in Sally’s honor. COVID delayed the installation of the donor wall which represents the generosity of the donors and their love for…

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Fine Arts Award Recipients Spring 2021

Congratulations to the Munnerlyn Campus Fine Arts students who were recognized on Thursday, May 6, during a special event in the Munnerlyn. Award Recipient Excellence in Middle School Visual Art Jonathan Ritchie Honors in Ceramics Mimi Kurlas Honors in Draw Paint Print Ellie Reed Excellence in Middle School Performing Arts Ainsley Hunt Honors in Dance…

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Senior Art Show Juror Names Award Winners

The ESJ annual senior art show opened on April 22. Each year senior students in the AP visual arts programs exhibit a curated collection of their work. This juried show is the culmination of a senior visual arts students’ work. This year’s juror was Kally Malcom-Bjorklund, an Associate Professor of Art, Photography, University of North Florida.…

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