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August Issue 2003
Nina Liu and Friends Gallery in Charleston, SC, Offers Exhibition Based on Trees
Nina Liu and Friends is presenting an exhibition
entitled Trees through Aug. 30, 2003. The exhibition features
lithographs, pastels, ceramics, photographs and works in other
media. Nina Liu, the gallery's owner, has assembled works by South
Carolina and national artists for the exhibition.
Jim Creal, a Spartanburg, SC, print maker, depicts the density of Lowcountry landscapes in lithographs that recall nineteenth century images of South American jungles. Focusing on trees in urban landscapes, Iowa artist Sharon Burns Knutson's pastels contrast with Creal's prints in subject, scale, and color.
John Moore Jeri Burdick
Eutawville, SC, ceramist Jeri Burdick's tiles
and vases in carved, wood-fired clay depict pinecones, twigs,
and bark. Burdick's stylized forms play against the realism of
the color photographs of trees by John Moore of Charleston, SC.
Moore's subtle use of color distinguishes his work from large
format silver gelatin photographs by Michael Johnson, who hails
Janet Kozachek, an Orangeburg, SC, artist, paints trees from around the world in somber-toned oils that evoke winter's chill. California artist Debra Conklin uses oil pastels to make images that sparkle like stained glass.
Now in its seventeenth year, Nina Liu and Friends
is located in the historic Poinsett house at 24 State Street in
For more information check our SC Commercial Gallery listings or call the gallery at 843/722-2724.
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