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February 2014

Clemson University in Clemson, SC, Offers Works by Jeanet Dreskin

Clemson University in Clemson, SC, is presenting The World’s Her Oyster: 70 Years of Making Art, featuring an exhibit of works by Jeanet Dreskin, on view in the Lee Gallery, through Feb. 13, 2014.

Dreskin is the first master fine arts graduate from the Department of Art at Clemson University. The master’s program recently celebrated its 40 anniversary in 2013. Dreskin also earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, and a medical art certificate from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She also studied at the NY Art Students League.

Included in this exhibition are paintings from the artist’s private collection as well as from the collections of the Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina State Museum, South Carolina State Art Collection, Pickens County Art Museum, Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, Spartanburg Art Museum, Palmetto Bank, Hampton III Gallery, and private collectors.

Dreskin’s work is in the collections of The Smithsonian National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC; Imperial Chemicals in Manchester, England; Strobel in West Sohne, Munich, Germany; Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, Long Island, NY; Zimmerli Museum of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; Asheville Museum in Asheville, NC; Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, SC; Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC; Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC; Wells Fargo National Bank in Greenville, SC, and the Federal Reserve Bank in Charlotte, NC.

Dreskin also received the recent honor as one of TALK Magazine’s “Most Beautiful Women” in the Upstate. She is represented in Greenville by Hampton III Gallery.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call Lee Gallery Director, Denise Wooward-Detrich, at 864/656-3883 or e-mail to (woodwaw@clemson.edu).

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