Visual Arts


ArtFields’ 2016 Call to Visual Artists – Why you Should Give it Another Try

We know that a lot of people are frustrated with ArtFields based on some of the better quality art they have denied and the lesser quality art they have accepted. It’s easy to say that someone doesn’t know what they’re doing — which is entirely possible. That said, there are a few things to keep in [...]


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Third Annual Figure Out: A Figurative Nude Art Show brought to you by Planned Parenthood and Tapp’s Arts Center

Tapp’s Arts Center (1644 Main St.) will continue its partnership with Planned Parenthood South Atlantic by joining with local artists to celebrate the human figure. A fundraiser in its third year, Figure Out will include painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, film and photography.     The exhibition will include a special wall of art by Leslie Pierce. Pierce, who [...]


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Curating Warhol: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Columbia Museum of Art — Story by Kara Gunter, Photos by Jesse Cody

How often do we really consider the work it takes to put together a huge art exhibition at the Columbia Museum of Art, like Marilyn to Mao: Andy Warhol’s Famous Faces?  Chances are, not often.  And that’s how the curatorial staff at the Columbia Museum of Art wants it. Everyone on staff works hard to [...]


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Call for Entries: Riverbanks Zoo is Looking for Outdoor-Friendly Art for Their New Children’s Garden

Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Gardens is the largest gated attraction in South Carolina, with over 1 million visitors annually to its 170-acre wonderland. And they’re expanding. Plans for a new chldren’s garden are already in the works, and the Zoo is calling for artists and craftsmakers to submit ideas to “enhance and embellish” the space [...]


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