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Category 'Artists'

10
Apr

SC Certified Market Showcases Produce, Art and More

The Pee Dee is a richly fertile place, yet many people are unaware that it supports a viable citrus farm, serving customers nationwide. Stan McKenzie’s Japanese Yuzu trees and other crops have been stirring up attention from media near and far. And he’ll be among the 30 vendors participating in this year’s Farmers’ and Artisans’ […]

3
Apr

INSIDE OUT Project Comes to Lake City

In Iceland they banded together for gender equality. In Slovenia, they rallied to shake off passiveness. In 108 countries across the world, 120,000 individuals have participated in the INSIDE OUT Project, a photography exhibit designed to rally local people around a singular theme that is meaningful to their community. And Lake City is joining the […]

26
Mar

Artwalk Kicks Off ArtFields April 25

There is less one month until the second annual ArtFields, a unique art competition and celebration in Lake City, SC. Artists, visitors and locals will hit the streets for the ArtFields Artwalk from 6 to 8 p.m. More than 50 venues will exhibit 400+ Art Competition works during the 10 days of ArtFields, and  the public […]

20
Mar

Plein Air Workshops Offer Hands-On Art Experiences For Novices & Experienced Artists

En plein air is a French expression meaning “in the open air.” The idea of working in natural light became popular in the mid-19th century. Popularity spawned portability, and led to the invention of paints in tubes (among other high-tech conveniences). ArtFields welcomes “plein air-ists” in numerous ways this year. These sessions sold out early […]

19
Mar

Art 101 at ONE Part II: Movers, Shakers and Trend Makers in the State Art Collection on March 25

The next Art 101 at ONE is set for Tuesday, March 25 at 1 p.m. at the ArtFields Gallery.  The second of a two-part series, Movers, Shakers and Trend Makers in the State Art Collection, will be led by Harriett Green, Director of Visual Arts for the South Carolina Arts Commission. Green will discuss how artists in the State […]

18
Mar

Meet the 2014 Art Competition Judges: Marquette Folley

Marquette Folley is a Project Director at the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), which recently brought Florence native William H. Johnson’s exhibit to the Jones-Carter Gallery. While at the Smithsonian, she has worked on numerous jazz projects and traveling exhibitions such as Elvis at 21, American Letterpress: The Art of Hatch Show Print and others. View Marquette’s […]

4
Mar

Video of “Before I Die Wall” in Lake City, SC at ArtFields 2013

The “Before I Die Wall” is an international art installation that came to Lake City, SC during ArtFields 2013. This public art project asks questions–What do you want to do before you die? What’s your aspiration for this life? Created on a giant chalkboard with stencils and spray paint, participants are invited to answer these […]

3
Mar

Meet the 2014 Art Competition Judges: Michael Rooks

Michael Rooks serves as the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to the High, Rooks served as the Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Artist Relations at Haunch of Venison, a contemporary art gallery in New York. Rooks has also held curator […]

24
Feb

Meet the 2014 Art Competition Judges: Ruba Katrib

Ruba Katrib is a Curator at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, New York, and was previously Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami. Katrib received her BA in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, and holds an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. She […]

18
Feb

Artist Conversation with Jonathan Green & Mary Whyte at ArtFields 2013

Charleston artists, Jonathan Green & Mary Whyte, took part in an Artist Conversation at ArtFields 2013. The event was moderated by Angela Mack of the Gibbes Museum in Charleston, SC. Both artists are known for their paintings of the Gullah people of the Lowcountry, or descendants of slaves. Read a past blog entry about Green […]