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April 2013

ArtFields Gallery in Lake City, SC, Features Works by Benton Henry

ArtFields Galley in Lake City, SC, will present The Great Harvest: Images of Tobacco Culture & Other Works by Benton Henry, on view through Apr. 12, 2013.

This dynamic exhibit, features local tobacco imagery and other fascinating photographs by Dillon County’s Benton Henry, which is sponsored by the Greater Lake City Artists’ Guild and the Florence Regional Arts Alliance

Henry’s fine art photography has appeared in over 400 magazines and books and the Latta, SC, native has won numerous awards, including from the Gibbes Museum of Art, the University of Missouri, Professional Photographers of America and South Carolina Wildlife Magazine. Henry also travels throughout the Southeast as a commercial/industrial photographer.

The Great Harvest is Benton’s second exhibit featuring tobacco imagery. In 2009, Henry partnered with Bruce Douglas and Prince to produce Tobacco Barns of the Pee Dee, a traveling photography exhibit featuring iconic barn images from across eastern South Carolina.

In addition to Henry’s fine art photography, signed copies of The Great Harvest: Remembering Tobacco Culture in the Pee Dee will be for sale. The Great Harvest (book) features Henry’s photographs and the writing of Dr. Eldred “Wink” Prince of Coastal Carolina University. The price of the book is $25.

Established in 1984, the Florence Regional Arts Alliance is a community-based non-profit organization that is committed to preserving, supporting, and promoting the Arts in Florence County. Additionally, FRAA strives to promote and strengthen the arts in the region through its online arts marketing initiative, Pee Dee Arts.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call Sandy Cook at 803/435-3860 or e-mail to (greaterlakecityartistsguild@gmail.com) or contact Bruce Douglas at 843/861-8316 or e-mail to (peedeearts@gmail.com).


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