This spring 1,108 students from 31 San Antonio area schools created
works in response to Willie Cole’s sculpture The Sole Sitter. The McNay displayed all 488 works at the Spotlight Celebration in May, which attracted a record crowd of over 1,000 proud student artists, teachers, and their families. Selections of inspiring student art rotate on view in a series of three exhibitions through May 2023.
Spotlight: San Antonio’s K–12 Artists Examine Willie Cole’s The Sole Sitter is organized for the McNay Art Museum by Rosemary Hickman, Semmes Foundation Education Manager.
Major support for Spotlight is provided by the Semmes Foundation Inc. Additional support is provided by the Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation of 1992, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Since 2011, Spotlight has celebrated the remarkable achievements of student artists reflecting on one work in the McNay collection. This year, over…
Be our ghoul of honor at an exhibition hosted by creatures lured from the depths of the McNay Art Museum’s collection.