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2014

DECEMBER Featured Artist - Ken Hanger
The Charleston Artist Guild Gallery announces Ken Hanger as the featured artist for the month of December. His exhibit "Flowers Etc." will be on display from December 1 - 31, 2014. This series offers a rich selection from Ken's award winning work.

His subject range from portraiture, to landscapes to still life. Working en plein air and a la prima gives his work a feeling of spontaneity. With his use of a palette knife, his paintings take on texture and achieve a shimmering effect.

An opening reception is planned for Friday, December 5th from 5pm to 8pm at the CAG Gallery located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC. The reception is free and open to the public. Come visit the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery during business hours, Mon-Sun 11am - 6pm.

The CAG Gallery is located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC., and is opened daily from 11am - 6pm.




NOVEMBER Featured Artist - Mila Garro
The Charleston Artist Guild Gallery announces award winner Mila Garro as the featured artist for the month of November. Her exhibit "Serenity with Nature" will be on display from November 1 - 31, 2014. Mila's work is based on the universal interest in preserving the fleeting beauty of nature and in the long tradition of Japanese Oshibana. An opening reception is planned for Friday, November 7th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the CAG Gallery. The reception is free and opened to the public.

The CAG Gallery is located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC., and is opened daily from 11am - 6pm.




OCTOBER Featured Artist - Patricia P. Schaefer
Patricia P. Schaefer is the featured artist for the month of October with her exhibit “Transition.” Patricia’s work demonstrates a transition from un-posed nature to un-posed street photography. Her wish is for the viewer to be inspired to respect and appreciate nature, wildlife and each and every person. Come and see this new collection of work and meet the artist at an opening reception at the gallery from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, October 3rd. The reception is free and open to the public.

The CAG Gallery is located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC., and is opened daily from 11am - 6pm.




2014 PEOPLE's CHOICE ART EXHIBIT, Entry Deadline, Sept. 24, 2014
South State Bank is pleased to continue the rich tradition of the People's Choice Art Exhibit, this year from Oct. 3rd-16th at the bank's offices at 34 and 46 Broad Street.

Entries will be displayed in the lobbies of both locations to accommodate the artwork and extend the visibility of both spaces. Voting for the People's Choice award will take place in both locations as well. The bank office at 46 Broad St. is a full-service branch, while 34 Broad St. now operates as office space for South State Wealth Management and Mortgage Lending.

All exhibiting members of the Charleston Artist Guild are invited to attend. Watch your email for entry packets arriving soon. The deadline for entry is Sept. 24th; art will be received on Oct. 2 and the exhibit will be part of Charleston Art Walk on Oct. 3, 2014.

The awards reception is on Thursday, Oct. 9th from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at 46 Broad Street, and the exhibit ends on Thursday, Oct. 16th.

For additional information please contact:
Linda Weber at www.linda.weber@southstatebank.com or
Steve Jacobs at charlestonartist@bellsouth.net



GENERAL MEMBERS' MEETING, Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The Charleston Artist Guild's first general meeting of the year will take place on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at the Irene Dixon Auditorium at Ropers St. Francis Hospital. Free parking will be available, so don't forget to ask for your free parking pass at the meeting's welcome table. Click here for the garage location map. A social will begin at 6:30pm followed by the official meeting and a presentation from 7:00pm till 8:30pm.

Our presenter will be our very own local artist and nationally prized winner Alana Knuff. Primarily self-taught, Alana's artwork displays remarkable draftsmanship and balance with the composition intentionally leading the viewer. Her portraits capture the inner spirit of the subjects. She develops harmony with a wide range of values and intensities using limited palettes.

MEMBERS: Please bring a snack to share if you can. Finger-food preferred. Please make sure to deliver your snacks between 5:30pm and 5:45pm to have time to set up.

NEW MEMBERS ONLY: Please bring your membership card so that Steve Jacobs can initial it, and give you the meeting attendance quota for the Jurying In process.


SEPTEMBER Featured Artist - Ginny Versteegen
Award winning artist, Ginny Versteegen will present her latest series of oil paintings as featured artist at the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery. Plan to see this new collection of paintings and meet the artist at an opening reception at the gallery from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, September 5th. The reception is free and open to the public.

The CAG Gallery is located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC., and is opened daily from 11am - 6pm.



AUGUST Featured Artist - Russell Buskirk
Russell Buskirk, an award winning artist and photographer, is the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery's featured artist for August 2014. His stunning pastel paintings of the Charleston area will be on view Aug. 1st through the 31st. The opening reception is scheduled for Friday, August 1st from 5pm to 8pm. The reception is free and open to the public.

The CAG Gallery is located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC., and is opened daily from 11am - 6pm.



JULY Featured Artist - Steve Jacobs
The Charleston Artist Guild Gallery announces Steve Jacobs as the featured artist for the month of July. His exhibit “Catch the Light” will showcase his work from July 1 through July 31, 2014.

Steve Jacobs was born in Germany, but grew up on picturesque Shem Creek in Mt. Pleasant, SC. He fell in love with the waters and architecture of the Lowcountry and Charleston. His passion for the area is reflected in his artwork where he uses oil, watercolor, acrylics and pencil, and his painting style ranges from loose to photo realistic. He paints from photographs and from plein air sketches done on location in places such as Charleston, Savannah, The Caribbean, and St. Simons, GA, capturing the beauty and history of Charleston and the world as he sees it. Stop by the gallery during the month of July to experience the beauty of the way Steve is able to capture the light. The CAG Gallery is located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC.



MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS History Fair - JULY 5th
The 2nd Annual History Fair at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens will showcase 32 historic organizations, businesses and institutions in Charleston, and the Charleston Artist Guild is participating in this exciting event. The History Fair is FREE, so come and bring your whole family, children and friends, but if you decide to see three special activities that Magnolia is offering, then you would have to purchase the general garden admission.

You can see more information about this event at www.magnoliaplantation.com/whatsnew.html



Pattison's Academy Outreach Program - JUNE 18 and 26
The Charleston Artist Guild has scheduled Pattison's Academy Summer Camp painting days for June 18th and 26th from 10:00am to 1:00pm, Pattison's Academy, 2014 Bees Ferry Road Charleston, SC 29414.

Last year we had around 40 artists work the camp for these severely disabled children. We have the supplies lined up, and artists that are willing to help the children create art. Some children need hand over hand assistance, some can do it all, just need guidance.

Thanks to all who have helped make this possible in the past and can make it again this year.
For more information call 843.242.8446 or email Norma Ballentine Cable, Event Coordinator, at normab@bellsouth.net



JUNE Featured Artist - Muriel B. Lanciault
The Charleston Artist Guild Gallery announces Muriel B. Lanciault as the featured artist for the month of June 2014. Her exhibit, entitled "Driven to Abstraction", will showcase her new collection of work, which reflects a sharp turn in her art journey from representational realism to abstraction. An opening reception is planned for Friday, June 6th from 5pm to 8pm at the CAG Gallery located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC. The reception is free and open to the public.



MAY Featured Artists - Pam M. Schussel, Gale Roland and Bonnie Taylor

The Charleston Artist Guild announces Pam Miller-Schussel, Gale Roland and Bonnie Taylor featured artists for the month of May. Their exhibit is entitled "All that Glitters" and celebrates the uniqueness of their hand-made jewelry. An opening reception is planned for Friday, May 2nd from 5pm to 8pm at the CAG Gallery located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC. The reception is free and open to the public.

Come visit the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery during business hours, Mon-Sun 11am - 6pm from May 2 - May 31.



APRIL FEATURED ARTIST - David Scheffler

The Charleston Artist Guild announces David Scheffler as the featured artist for the month of April. His exhibit entitled "Color It Charleston" will showcase the colorful streetscapes of Charleston. An opening reception is planned for Friday, April 4th from 5pm to 8pm at the CAG Gallery located at 160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC. The reception is free and open to the public.

David's lifelong hobby of photography developed into a serious art form when he retired from the corporate world in 2009. After growing up in Southern Ohio where exposure to art was limited, the ability to appreciate the world as a subject for fine art took hold through his education and travels.

He has continued to further his creative evolution with workshops and courses at several institutions. He enjoys capturing streetscapes, both natural and man-made. "There seems to be a never-ending stream of subjects. I find myself making mental notes of photo opportunities while driving, biking or walking so I can then return to the scene to get the ideal shot."

Enter the visual world of David Scheffler with a visit to The Charleston Artist Guild Gallery during business hours, Mon-Sun 11am - 6pm from April 1 - April 30. His work can also be found at ctsqarts.com



SIGNATURE EXHIBITION - April 14 - 18, 2014
This exhibition is opened to all South Carolina Artists. The deadline date for entries is on MARCH 17, so hurry and get your forms in. Click here for the form.



Discover the World of Art Brochure
A big thank you goes out to all of the artists that submitted images for this brochure. All images on the brochure are copyrighted, and will need permission by each artist or the Charleston Artist Guild for reproduction.

Charleston Artist Guild brochure





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