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June Issue 2010

University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, Offers Annual Fundraising Exhibition

The University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum in Columbia, SC, is presenting its 16th annual fundraising exhibition and sale, Summertime, on view through Aug. 20, 2010.

The exhibition and sale features works by more than 60 artists that are native to South Carolina or have strong ties to the state. Featured artists include Ann Baker, Ann Hubbard, Tuula Ihamaki-Widdifield, Marcello Novo, Nikolai Oskolkov, Renee Rouillier, Richard Wells, and Ellen Emerson Yaghjian. Works by all of the artists will be available for purchase during the exhibit, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the museum.

McKissick is the only Columbia museum to offer free regular admission. Located on the university's Historic Horseshoe, the museum features two permanent exhibitions, a number of rotating temporary exhibits, and provides educational and cultural programming. Many of McKissick's offerings are available through grants and private funding.

Participating artists include: Ann Baker, Eileen Blyth, Ethel Brody, Clay Burnette, Jackie Eadon Chalfant, Stephen Chesley, Sam Compton, Craig Crawford, Heidi Darr-Hope, Colin Dodd, Joshua Drews, Phillip C. Dunn, Toni Elkins, Claire Farrell, Tyrone Geter, Mary Bentz Gilkerson, Pat Gilmartin, Bonnie Goldberg, Paul Grant, Walt Hanclosky, Mana Hewitt, Steven Hewitt, Ann Hubbard, Judy Hubbard, Tuula Ihamaki-Widdifield, Liisa Salosaari Jasinski, Susan Klein, Alicia Leeke, Deborah Lengel, Susan Lenz, Peter Lenzo, Robert Lyon, Paul Matheny, Fred McElveen, Laurie McIntosh, Gina Moore, Stephen Nevitt, Marcello Novo, Peggy Nunn, One Eared Cow Glass (Tommy Lockart & Mark Woodham), Nikolai Oskolkov, Patrick Parise, Rachel Parker, Carol Pittman, Eric Plaag, Joan Podd, Anna Redwine, Lynn Bell Rose, Renee Rouillier, David Russell, Georgette Sanders, Virginia Scotchie, Edward Shmunes, Kirill Simin, Laura Spong, Tom Stanley, Michael Story, Betsy Thorne, David Walker, Richard Wells, Mike Williams, Ellen Emerson Yaghjian and Don Zurlo.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call the McKissick at 803/777-7251 or visit (www.cas.sc.edu/MCKS/).

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