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March Issue 2003
Three Columbia, SC Artists' Exhibit at Vista Studio's Gallery 80808
Three Columbia artists will exhibit and sell
their work beginning March 27, 2003, 6-9pm, and showing through
April 2, 2003 at the Vista Studio's Gallery 80808 in downtown
Columbia, SC. Dale Mastro, oil painter and oil painting instructor,
Kelli Griffin, fine art photographer, and Frances Zeitler, oil
painter have combined efforts to show works including impressionistic
landscapes, warm nature scenes with animals and people, sculptural
black and white photographs of nudes, and fine art black and white
photographic images. This show provides the art lover with
a variety of media and styles to appreciate.
A North Carolina native, Dale Mastro resided for many years in Hudson Valley in New York where she received formal art training. Her instructors included John Gould, John Hamberger, and Susan Goetz Schneider. She trained at Woodstock School of Art, the Kingston school of Art, and the Art Students League of New York. Today, Mastro teaches painting at the Dale Mastro School of Art in Lexington, SC. The school offers ongoing classes in oil painting for beginner, intermediate, and experienced students. She also teaches an oil painting class offered by Midlands Technical College. Mastro accepts commissions for portraits of people and animals and has sold thousands of paintings throughout the United States.
Kelli Griffin began studying photography in 1997. Today she is an award winning fine art photographer and has participated in juried exhibitions including the State Fair and Piccolo Spoleto. Griffin's focus is black and white fine art nudes, but she also explores other fine art images of people and objects. She accepts commissions for portraits of children, nude portraits including pregnant mothers, and other photographic work.
Frances Zeitler has studied art throughout her life. She attended the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and has worked in media including pencil, colored pencil, watercolor, and oil paint. She studied watercolor at Midlands Technical College in the 90s, then began studying oil painting in 2000 with Dale Mastro. With oil painting as her primary medium, she enjoys painting people in natural settings, animals, and landscapes. Zeitler accepts commissions for portraits of people and animals, or landscapes of special significance to the client.
For information on classes at the Dale Mastro School of Art, call Donna Rozier at 803/356-2986.
For more information check our SC Institutional
Gallery listings or call the gallery at 803/252-6134.
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