Columbia artist and art patron Ethel Brody, née Sobel, an early and steadfast supporter of 701 Center for Contemporary Art, passed away on     Sunday, October 5, 2014. Ethel was 90 years old; her health had been in decline for several years. As 701 CCA board members, staff and volunteers,  our thoughts are with Ethel’s family and friends, whom we wish all the strength they need. Our grief about Ethel’s passing is eased by our memory of her life and actions and our everlasting gratitude for her tremendous support for 701 CCA. Even a casual observer of the Midlands’ art scene would be aware of at least some of Ethel’s contributions. Those visiting 701 CCA will see Ethel’s name grace the … [Read more...]

701 Center for Contemporary Art Announces the 701 CCA Prize 2014 Finalists

    701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, S.C., is excited to announce that the finalists for the 701 CCA Prize 2014 are Andrew Blanchard of Spartanburg, Shannon Lindsey of Columbia and Karen Ann Myers of Charleston. The 701 CCA Prize 2014 is a competition and exhibition for South Carolina artists 40 years and younger. The three finalists’ work will be shown in the 701 CCA Prize 2014 Exhibition, which will open Thursday, October 30, 2014, with an artists’ reception, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., and run through December 21. The winner of the 701 CCA Prize 2014 will be announced during a 701 CCA Prize 2014 Celebration event on Wednesday, December 3, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. This year’s Prize is … [Read more...]

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