Category 'Lake City'

29
Apr

More ArtFields Media Coverage

Lake City was packed this weekend for the second annual ArtFields, which ends on Sunday, May 4. Competition Artists filled the streets, and visitors of all ages dropped by the more than 50 competition venues and public art exhibits. A large crowd listened to the Black & Blue Experience on The Green, and Making It […]

21
Apr

ArtFields Competition Artists In the News

The press is buzzing about ArtFields, and Competition Artists have been featured in several news stories recently. Conway, SC artists were interviewed by the Horry Independent about what they would do with the prize money and the excitement of participating in the Competition. Mount Pleasant, SC’s Moultrie News featured a round-up of area artists and […]

2
Jan

CNN.com Features ArtFields in ’50 States, 50 Spots for 2014′

CNN.com compiled a slideshow of 50 travel destinations to visit in each state during the new year, and ArtFields was selected for South Carolina! Music festivals, parks, museums, zoos, marathons and other attractions were featured in the slideshow. Click the #40 slide to view the South Carolina feature.

11
Oct

ArtFields 2013 Annual Report Released

ArtFields has released its Annual Report from the inaugural event. Some of the highlights include: 22,000 visitors during the 10-day artfest  Media coverage in more than 120 national, regional and local outlets $5.4 million economic impact 778 artists registered from 11 Southeastern states 40 businesses served as venues for competition artwork 92% of visitors planned […]

11
Sep

Leslie Rankow, Art Advisory Firm Owner, Blogs About ArtFields

Leslie Rankow of Leslie Rankow Fine Arts, an established art advisory firm dedicated to the private collector of contemporary, modern and American art, has featured ArtFields on her blog. The post titled, ArtFields, the Transformation of a Southern Town into an Art Destination, gives background on Lake City’s history, the call for entries and contributions from […]

14
Aug

Grand Prize Winner Jim Arendt Featured in Grand Strand Magazine

Grand Strand Magazine interviewed ArtFields inaugural Grand Prize winner, Jim Arendt, about his winning piece, his preferred medium (denim) and his career as the art director at the Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery at Coastal Carolina University (CCU). Arendt has created more than 15 works of art out of denim and likes to use this material because of […]

30
Apr

Post-Event Media Coverage

Art lovers weren’t the only ones impressed by ArtFields. Local business owners, Lake City residents and visitors raved about the epic Southern artfest. The Charleston City Paper came up during the first weekend and had a fantastic time. Can art transform a town? The idea smacks of naïvete, but after spending a day at ArtFields […]

9
Apr

Art Mag Features ArtFields!

Art Mag recently interviewed ArtFields’ Installation Artists of the Carolinas for a feature story in its April/May issue. Read excerpts from the interviews below. Jonathan Brilliant AM: Can you tell us anything about the installation you are creating for ArtFields? Is it a brand new concept, or a theme or project you’ve been working on […]

8
Apr

ArtFields in Garden & Gun

Grab your April/May issue of Garden & Gun magazine and flip to page 162 to read, or visit the website to view online. The magazine chose ArtFields as South Carolina’s featured event, describing: How does a small Southern town best known for growing tobacco (and a lot of it) transform itself into an art destination […]

4
Apr

Charleston Magazine Profiles ArtFields Visionary Darla Moore

The April issue of Charleston Magazine has a beautifully written piece on Lake City native and ArtFields visionary, Darla Moore. The issue–on newsstands now–describes Moore’s investment in South Carolina’s education system, her hometown, Moore Farms Botanical Garden and her latest undertaking–ArtFields. Charleston Magazine writes: But will the experiment work? Will visitors coming to see art be […]