East Bend native featured in art exhibit

Anthony GonzalezStaff Writer

March 26, 2013

The Hamilton Gallery at Montreat College in Montreat, N.C. presents “Elementary Classroom Posters,” an exhibit by Courtney Hawks, a Montreat College senior.

The exhibit was held from March 1 through March 29.

Hawks’ exhibit features ten framed acrylic paintings on canvas of objects found in a typical elementary school classroom.

Hawks, an elementary education major with an art minor. She has always had a love of helping children learn, and with that she started her education program at Montreat College. While attending Montreat, Hawks discovered her passion for art. She currently lives in Black Mountain, NC, while attending Montreat College on a golf scholarship.

Courtney is the daughter of Jerry and Melinda Hawks of East Bend.