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May 2013

Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, SC, Features Works by Members of Aiken Artist Guild

The Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, SC, will present the Aiken Artist Guild’s 2013 Member Show, on view from May 1 through June 8, 2013. A reception will be held on May 2, from 6-8pm. Awards totaling $1690.00 will be awarded during the reception. Those attending the opening reception will be able to vote on the Van Zile People’s Choice Award to be presented that night.

Awards will be given in the following categories: Landscape/Interior, Portrait/Figure, Still Life/Floral, Animal/Wildlife, and Abstract/Experimental. Other awards will include the William P. Colgate Aiken Scene, the Phil Permar Best of Show Award and new this year, the Ed Warner New Member Award. The exhibit will showcase 2D and 3D work created in many mediums.

This year’s juror is Anne Hightower-Patterson-White. She is a native of SC currently living in Saluda County and teaching classes and workshops in Columbia, SC, and throughout the Southeast. With a BFA in studio art from the University of SC and a master’s degree in education the artist is nearing the end of her fourth decade of creating art.

The not for profit organization welcomes all artists and art lovers to join the guild which sponsors two scholarships each year to USCA art students.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery, call the Center at 803/ 641-9094 or visit (www.aikencenterforthearts.org). For info about the Guild visit (www.aikenartistguild.org).

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