Culture

LIVE, LOVE AND LANDSCAPES

ALLISON CHAMBERS URGES people to escape to happy places through her art—the Lowcountry, Napa, Provence, San Francisco, Vancouver. She knows for herself the therapeutic and…

COMING FULL CIRCLE

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED,” states watercolorist Gaye Sanders Fisher. “Keep your eyes wide open and be ready. Know that every day God will present you with…

HIDDEN TREASURES ON UPPER KING STREET

WHEN JOHN PALMER was a young boy, he loved to cruise around Casco Bay in Maine with his father in their 30-foot working cabin cruiser.…

IMAGINED AND REAL

FOR WILFRED SPOON ART HAS BEEN a lifelong passion. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, he grew up painting. He earned an undergraduate art degree…

ARTS

A curated selection of artists and galleries from around the Lowcountry.

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Ella W. Richardson Fine Art is home to more than two dozen talented American and European artists whose styles range from realistic to impressionist to abstract.

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Ella W. Richardson Fine Art is home to a talented array of artists whose styles range from realistic to impressionist to abstract. Since 2001, the gallery has represented countless established and emerging American and European artists.

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LePrince Fine Art, located at 184 and 183 King St., doubles as a studio for owner and artist Kevin LePrince. LePrince paints there six days a week and encourages guests to watch and ask questions about the process.

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LePrince Fine Art, located at 184 and 183 King St., doubles as a studio for owner and artist Kevin LePrince. LePrince paints there six days a week and encourages guests to watch and ask questions about the process.

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This year, Piccolo Spoleto’s signature event—the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition— will celebrate its 39th year.

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Check out the latest round of artists in this issue's art feature

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You might expect that an art gallery on East Bay Street, in the heart of Charleston’s historical district, would be all about tradition. But not Miller Gallery, an energized gallery of contemporary art founded by Maryland native Sarah Miller.

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Some of Tom Potocki’s earliest memories include helping his father paint large commercial images on walls and billboards. Such experiences led him to a fine arts degree at Pennsylvania’s Carnegie Mellon University and then to New York City.

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Every year thousands descend into downtown Charleston for what is the city’s, and arguably the state’s, hallmark event celebrating local art: Piccolo Spoleto. And since May 25, 1979, the centerpiece of it all has been Marion Square’s Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition, where for two weeks the area’s most renowned artists emerge from their studios to reveal what they’ve been busy creating during the previous year.

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Before artist Katriel Srebnik came to Charleston, he owned studio galleries in New York, Boston and Paris in addition to a retail gallery and art school in Santa Fe, which allowed him to study both old and new masters firsthand. Since then, his work has earned over 30 national awards and has been featured in galleries, museums and art magazines in the United States and London. Now that Srebnik has settled in the Lowcountry, his newest venture is Srebnik Gallery at 195 1/2 King St. in downtown Charleston.

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Owned by contemporary impressionist painter Rick Reinert and his wife Ann, Reinert Fine Art & Sculpture Garden Gallery showcases more than 40 fine classical painters as well as both figurative and abstract sculptors.

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OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITION MAY 27 – JUNE 11, 2016 MARION SQUARE

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Avid art collector Richard Kessler opened his first gallery in Orlando, Florida 14 years ago, six years after launching the Kessler Collection’s first property, Orlando’s Castle Hotel. This series of hotels incorporates art galleries into the properties, celebrating the works of countless artists in addition to design, food and wine.

MUSIC SPEAK

Do you know an allemande from an arpeggio? A bagatelle from a badinerie? Does the difference between a fugue and an étude elude you?

Arts

Southern painter Melissa Anderson uses thick brushstrokes to convey a sense of movement —her impressionistic paintings are full of texture. The way that the paint is applied to the canvas, using color and tools to soften the edges of the initial design, is a signature of her work.