Spring Happenings at 701 CCA

Pull out your quills and parchment

and save these dates:

Artist Registration Deadline

has been extended!


to participate in

701 CCA Columbia Open Studios:

Any artist with a working studio in Richland or Lexington County may participate in this incredible weekend tour, May 21-22, 2011!

701 CCA Columbia Open Studios

Preview Party

cospartyTHURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011

7:00pm – 9:00pm

at 701 CCA

Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and a preview slideshow featuring the artists participating in 701 CCA Columbia Open Studios!

Admission: $10, general; $5, members; free for participating artists.

701 CCA Columbia Open Studios weekend


Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday noon – 6:00pm

all over Richland and Lexington Counties

We will be publishing maps to artists’ studios throughout Richland and Lexington Counties, as well as artists’ statements, portfolio images and contact info in a 16-page, full-color program which will be distributed statewide as an insert in The State in mid-May.

For more info, to read the FAQs (and soon, to see the program and map online), visit



An Exhibition of Three-Dimensional Art from South Carolina April 13 – May 29, 2011

Indie Grits Festival 701 Center for Contemporary Art

Our Next Exhibition and  Opening Reception

SC3D – An exhibition of 3-dimensional works by South Carolina artists

April 13 – May 29, 2011


Michaela Pilar Brown (Great Falls)

Jarod M. Charzewski (Charleston)

David Detrich (Walhalla)

Rosa & Winton Eugene (Cowpens)

Jean Grosser (Hartsville)

Robert F. Lyon (Columbia)

Linda McCune (Greer)

Jay Owens (Travelers Rest)

Renee Rouillier (Columbia)

Joe Thompson (Greenville)

Daniel Bare & Valerie Zimany (Clemson)

For its April – May exhibition, 701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, S.C., presents

SC3D: An Exhibition of Three-Dimensional Art from South Carolina.

The exhibition will run from April 13 – May 29, 2011.

The opening reception is Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., in conjunction with the kick-off events at 701 Whaley Street for the Nickelodeon’s annual Indie Grits Festival.

Admission is free to 701 CCA members, with a $5 suggested donation for non-members.


7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This catered, public reception is being held in conjunction with Indie Grits Festival kick-off events scheduled for the same evening at 701 Whaley. Join us!

Heavy hors d’oeuvres by Linda Phillips Catering; cash bar for suggested donations

701 Whaley Street, 2nd Floor

Admission: $5, general; Free, 701 CCA members and Indie Grits Festival pass holders

Note: Paid admission to adjoining Indie Grits events is *not* necessary to attend the opening reception at 701 CCA.

The whole building will be buzzing with Indie Grits events! 701 Whaley is hosting the Nickelodeon Theater’s Indie Grits Festival kick-off, which includes the SC3D opening reception at 701 CCA, a screening of Tom Hall’s latest film, and “Slow Food at Indie Grits,” a sustainable chefs tasting party in the All-Local Farmers Market building.

It’s going to be an amazing spring night in Columbia, SC!

Diana Farfan ceramic sculpture 701 CCA
“Stearing at Myself,” Diana Farfan – 701 CCA Artist in Residence

Diana Farfán, 701 CCA Artist in Residence

dianaDEMOS, SLIDES + TALKS: APRIL 12, 2011

at 701 CCA

“Building Body Parts on Clay” Demonstration by Diana Farfán
Tuesday, April 12, 11-3pm
Studio 205


“A Journey From Colombia to Columbia – Ceramic Sculpture by Diana Farfán”
Slide presentation and talk
Tuesday, April 12, 4:30-6pm
Olympia Room

Click here for more information about Diana Farfán and related events.


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