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Maharishi School Faculty Art Teacher Wins Award

Maharishi School’s art department head Greg Thatcher has just received the Medallion Art Award at Galex '49, a national juried exhibition in Galesburg, Illinois, for his drawing Yew Trees #115. The exhibition opened on March 14 and is hosted by the Galesburg Civic Art Center. The drawing is one of many that Thatcher has produced of the... Read More »

Maharishi School Wins Art Awards

From the Fairfield Ledger -- By Andy Hallman -- Greg Thatcher could not be prouder of his art students. Thatcher teaches art at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, which has a long history of winning awards at the highest levels of competition. Earlier this spring, Maharishi School entered 15 pieces in the Southeast Iowa... Read More »

Greg Thatcher Launches Kickstarter Project

Teachers and staff at Maharishi School are encouraged to pursue personal and professional development. To that end art teacher and chair of the Art Department, Greg Thatcher, has launched a Kickstarter project to support a one month intensive in Painswick, Gloucester, UK. "Pleine Aire" of the Sacred Yews. by Greg Thatcher I have been working on a... Read More »

Student Artwork in Congressional Art Competition

Many of Greg Thatcher's art students have submitted artwork to this year's Congressional Art Competition. This is the first year that the competition is open to popular vote. The winner will be honored by having his/her picture displayed in the Congressional Tunnel in Washington DC and they will also win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington... Read More »

Greg Thatcher Exhibits At the Thirty-Eighth Annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition

Congratulations to Greg Thatcher, Chairperson of the Art Department, who again has had one of his pictures accepted into the Thirty-Eighth Annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition. The Exhibition is sponsored by Augustana College in Quad Cities, Illinois and will run from March thru April 2014 in the Augustana College Museum. This annual juried competition for... Read More »

Greg Thatcher New Art Exhibition for Quad City in Spring

Greg Thatcher has stirred up publicity in England as well as in the States with his yew tree drawings. Dawn Wohlford-Metallo of the Quad City Arts Visual Arts Director has invited Thatcher to show his art in the Quad Cities Art Gallery. Thatcher said, “I was selected put work into a competitive tri- state exhibition at Augustana College... Read More »

Art Teacher Greg Thatcher Finds Inspiration in England

Maharishi School’s own Mr. Thatcher has become famous under England’s yew boughs. Greg travels overseas most summers to draw in St. Mary's Churchyard in Painswick, England. He sits with these ancient yews, and has discovered their visual language. This year, Britain’s Stroud News featured Thatcher’s work in an article. They note that he has been drawing... Read More »

Art Faculty Exhibit at Augustana College Art Museum

Maharishi School art faculty Greg Holland and Greg Thatcher have artwork featured in the 36th annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition. The competitive exhibition is co-sponsored by the Rock Island Art Guild and Augustana College Art Museum. The Juror Joseph Mella said, "This is a strong exhibition on all counts, one that reflects the innovative, creative... Read More »


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