Archives for February 2011


                                                Jim Connell Jim Connell (b. 1951, Woodstock, Ill.) has worked in ceramics since 1975. He has participated in more than 200 group exhibitions over the past decade, including 701 Center for Contemporary Art’s recent TRIENNIAL Revisited. His work is in the collections of several museums, including the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, Calif.; the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pa.; the Taipei County Yingge Ceramic Museum in Taiwan; the Minneapolis … [Read more...]


                            Jarod Charzewski Charleston resident Jarod Charzewski (b. 1970, Winnipeg, Canada) teaches art at the College of Charleston. His recent solo exhibitions include those at Keene State College in New Hampshire; Alternator Gallery in Kelowna, British Columbia; and the College of Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. His work also has been included recently in group exhibitions at The Union Art Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; 701 Center for Contemporary Art; Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston; 1708 Gallery in … [Read more...]


            Cassidy, Storm, 2010, acrylic on paper, 32" x 32" Shaun Cassidy Rock Hill resident Shaun Cassidy (b. 1966, London, England) is a sculptor and painter. He has had solo exhibitions throughout the United States. He has exhibited his sculptures at New York City’s Socrates Sculpture Park; Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minn.; the Forum for Contemporary Art, St Louis, Mo.; the Columbia (S.C.) Museum of Art; and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass. In 1995, Cassidy exhibited five large sculptures at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Marseilles, France. Cassidy holds a BA from England’s Norwich School of Art … [Read more...]

Alex Powers: Inquiries

701 Center for Contemporary Arts Presents: ALEX POWERS: Inquiries, January 20 – March 6, 2011 For its first exhibition of 2011, 701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, S.C., presents Alex Powers: Inquiries.  Admission to the 701 CCA Gallery is free, donations appreciated. Inquiries presents a selection of works on paper from the past two decades by Myrtle Beach artist Powers, who is among South Carolina’s most prominent contemporary painters. Mainly using gouache, charcoal and pastel, Powers creates superb, lively, expressive paintings, often with a social and political bite. Powers also incorporates text, both as a graphic and content-related element, achieving a … [Read more...]

2011 701 CCA Youth Summer Workshops

Details coming March 1st! The 701 CCA Youth Summer Workshops are back this year. Workshops for ages 6-17 will be offered June 6-30, 2011. Workshop schedule and registration details will available online March 1st.  Come check us out March 3rd, First Thursday on Main Street at the Tapp's Building for Arts Education Night, 6-8:30 pm. … [Read more...]

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