Feature Articles

November 2013

Some Exhibits That Are Still On View

Our policy at Carolina Arts is to present a press release about an exhibit only once and then go on, but many major exhibits are on view for months. This is our effort to remind you of some of them.

The Pickens County Cultural Commission in Pickens, SC, is presenting a very special exhibition at the Pickens County Museum of Art & History, Connecting Concept & Medium: Fiber Art in South Carolina, on view through Nov. 14, 2013. This exhibition features works by twenty-seven of our state’s finest fiber artisans. The wide range of artists dealing with a variety of techniques and subject matter includes: Paige Alexander, Beth Andrews, Jim Arendt, Lois Bro, Jocelyn Châteauvert, Robin Ann Cooper, Cathy Costner, Mary Edna Fraser, Fran Gardner, Terry Jarrard-Dimond, Patricia Kerko, Christina Laurel, Susan Lenz, Connie Lippert, Lee Malerich, Beth Melton, Jeanette Moody, Dottie Moore, Marlene O’Bryant-Seabrook, Bonnie B. Ouellette, Beth Robertson, Alice Schlein, Gail Sexton, Susan Sorrell, Chris Tedesco, Marilyn Wall, and Michael Wiernicki.

Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, is presenting Abstract Invitational, a collection of abstract paintings and sculptures which features artists from the piedmont area of North and South Carolina, on view in the Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, located in the Harper Center for the Arts, through Nov. 27, 2013. Artists participating in the exhibition included: Daniel Bare, Martyn Bouskila Felicia van Bork, Linda Hudgins, Robert Levin, Dale McEntyre, Christopher Rico and Valerie Zimany. .

The Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, NC, is presenting Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life, on view in the Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing Gallery, through Dec. 8, 2013. Still life paintings make us think about the objects we love, and this new exhibition will invite visitors to look more closely at what those objects say about us. The exhibit will feature treasures from the Reynolda House collection accompanied by key loans from museums and private collections across the state.

The Jones-Carter Gallery, a branch of the Community Museum Society, Inc., in Lake City, SC, is presenting William H. Johnson: An American Modern, on view through Dec. 29, 2013. The exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) features rare paintings by Florence, South Carolina-native, William H. Johnson, from the collection of the James E. Lewis Museum at Morgan State University. An essential figure in modern American art, William H. Johnson (1901-1970) was a virtuoso skilled in various media and techniques, and produced thousands of works over a career that spanned decades, continents and genres.

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in Asheville, NC, is presenting Shaping Craft + Design at Black Mountain College, on view through Jan. 4, 2014. The exhibition will focus on craft and design at Black Mountain College. This thematic focus will be achieved through an annual conference, now in its 5th year, along with an exhibition, catalogue and related educational programming. Shaping Craft + Design at Black Mountain College is designed to inspire new ways of thinking about the role and impact of Black Mountain College on developing craft and design movements in America and internationally.

The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC, is presenting Photography and the American Civil War, on view through Jan. 5, 2014. Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, this landmark exhibition brings together more than 200 of the finest and most poignant photographs of the American Civil War. Through examples drawn from The Metropolitan’s celebrated holdings, complemented by important loans from public and private collections, the exhibition will examine the evolving role of the camera during the nation’s bloodiest war. The “War between the States” was the great test of the young Republic’s commitment to its founding precepts; it was also a watershed in photographic history. The camera recorded from beginning to end the heartbreaking narrative of the epic four -year war (1861–1865) in which 750,000 lives were lost.

[ | November 2013 | Feature Articles | Download Carolina Arts' Current Issue | Carolina Arts Unleashed | Home | ]







Carolina Arts is published monthly by Shoestring Publishing Company, a subsidiary of PSMG, Inc. Copyright© 1987-2013 by PSMG, Inc. which published Charleston Arts from July 1987 - December 1994 and South Carolina Arts from January 1995 - December 1996. It also published Carolina Arts Online, Copyright© 1998 - 2013 by PSMG, Inc. All rights reserved by PSMG, Inc. or by the authors of articles. Reproduction or use without written permission is strictly prohibited.