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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We will introduce each of our five Art Competition Judges in an interview series over the next few weeks. Each interview will begin with a few questions about each judge’s personal art background and then conclude with several questions about what each judge will be looking for when judging the ArtFields Competition, as well as […]
lorence, SC-native Shauna Lair talks about her experience winning the ArtFields 2013 Logo Contest. The contest’s design brief featured an agriculture theme, and Laird discussed this while taking part in the Screen Printing Cafe.
College of Charleston professor, Herb Parker, created an art installation at ArtFields 2013 at Moore Farms Botanical Garden. Parker has been working on large-scale nature-based installation for many years, and created his work at ArtFields with a steel framework covered by sod. Read more about his installation in a previous blog post.
The complete list of competition artists will be live on the ArtFields website on March 3. The online gallery for venues and artists will be open on April 1. Mark your calendar to be in Lake City, SC on April 25-May 4, 2014 for ArtFields 2014! First Name Last Name City State Ray Dugas Auburn AL […]
Artist Talk with Jocelyn Châteauvert at ArtFields 2013. Châteauvert is based in Charleston, SC and creates installation art from handmade paper. Her work was displayed in The Bean Market in Lake City, SC.
Batiking pioneer, Dr. Leo Twiggs, led an Artist Lecture at ArtFields 2013. Batiking involves creating artwork on cloth with a wax-resist dyeing. To create his work, Dr. Twiggs applies wax to fabric (he prefers cotton) and then dips the fabric into dye. The areas covered by wax do not absorb color, and the finished pieces […]
ArtFields | Lake City, SC | April 25 - May 4, 2014
ArtFields is a charitable program and event sponsored by Lake City Partnership Council, which is a federally-recognized Section 501(c)(3) organization located in Lake City, South Carolina. Its mission is to improve the quality of life and promote the well-being of citizens residing within the greater Lake City area through, among other things, educational offerings and activities that foster and develop culture and arts within the community.