Winston Wingo Spartanburg resident Winston Wingo (b. 1952, Spartanburg, S.C.) has had recent solo exhibitions at his hometown’s Wofford College; the University of South Carolina in Columbia; the Fayetteville (N.C.) Museum of Art; the Florence (S.C.) Museum; and the Burroughs and Chapin Museum in Myrtle Beach, S.C. His work has been shown in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, New York, France Canada and Italy. Wingo earned a BA in art education from Claflin University in Orangeburg, S.C., in 1976.  In 1980, he received an MFA in sculpture and painting from South Carolina’s Clemson University.  His post-graduate study includes the Instituto Statule D’Arte’ Lucca in Italy … [Read more...]


  Thomas Whichard Thomas Whichard (b. 1985, Rock Hill, S.C.) has recently had solo exhibitions at Beam Gallery in Dallas, N.C., and the McLaurin Student Galleries at Winthrop University in Rock Hill. He has participated in numerous group shows in Rock Hill; Dallas, N.C.; and Columbia, S.C. Whichard is the recipient of a purchase award from the Gaston County Museum of Art and History in Dallas and a commission from Winthrop University. He received an Associate of Fine Arts degree from Gaston College in Dallas. Whichard resides in Fort Mill and is pursuing a BFA with concentrations in painting and sculpture at Winthrop University. Statement of support: Much of Whichard’s work … [Read more...]


  Katie Walker Katie Walker (b. 1970, Pensacola, Fla.) has exhibited in the Greenville County (S.C.) Museum of Art; the Spartanburg (S.C.) Museum of Art; the Pickens County (S.C.) Museum of Art and History; the Columbia (S.C.) Museum of Art; and the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens. Her work was included in the 2005 Florence Biennale in Italy, where she was an award winner. Since 1991, Walker’s work has been in more than 70 exhibitions throughout the Southeast and beyond. She has taught at Furman University in Greenville, where she earned her BA in studio art. She holds an MFA from the University of Georgia and studied and taught in the university’s Cortona Study Abroad program in … [Read more...]


Chris Todd Chris Todd (b. 1975, Portsmouth, N.H.) had a recent two-person show at The Gallery at Luckie Street in Atlanta, Ga. Since 2005, her work has been shown in galleries and museums in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. Todd earned her undergraduate degree in theatre design and technology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1998 and worked as a theatrical properties master artisan before pursuing a 2007 MFA in woodworking and furniture design at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in North Dartmouth.  She lives in Conway, where she teaches sculpture and 3-D design at Coastal Carolina University. Statement … [Read more...]


  Marshall Thomas Charleston resident Marshall Thomas (b. 1987, Charleston, S.C.) was included in the Young Contemporaries exhibition at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston, for three consecutive years, starting in 2008. He was awarded the Young Contemporaries President’s Choice Award in 2008 and 2010.  His work also has been shown at Columbia College, Mo.; Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, S.C.; and the Columbia (S.C.) Museum of Art. Thomas graduated from the College of Charleston in 2010 with a BA in studio arts with an emphasis on printmaking. Statement of support: Influenced by the work of Chuck Close, Marshall Thomas’s newest work … [Read more...]


  Colin Quashie The work of Colin Quashie (b. 1963, London, England) was included in the South Carolina TRIENNIAL 1992, 1995, and 2004 at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. He also was included in the 2011 TRIENNIAL Revisited at 701 Center for Contemporary Art.  A recent solo exhibition was at the Ponder Fine Arts Gallery at Benedict College in Columbia. Since 1990, Quashie has been in more than 30 exhibitions in South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, California and Kentucky, including shows at the Columbia (S.C.) Museum of Art; the City Gallery at Waterfront Park in Charleston, S.C.; the McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, N.C.; and the Burroughs and Chapin … [Read more...]


  Jon Prichard Rock Hill resident Jon Prichard (b. 1980, Chapel Hill, N.C.) is a multi-media artist working in drawing, painting, sculpture and performance art. He has had recent solo exhibitions at Dish Gallery in Charlotte, N.C., and Spark Contemporary Art Space in Syracuse, N.Y.  Prichard’s work has been in group exhibitions in South Carolina, North Carolina, California and New York. He is a principal member of Sinergismo, a collaborative performance art group. Prichard has performed 20 pieces since 2003. He received a BFA in painting and printmaking and an MFA in sculpture from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, where he is an adjunct instructor. Statement of … [Read more...]


  Karen Ann Myers Karen Ann Myers (b. 1984, Grand Rapids, Mich.) had her most recent solo exhibition at Scoop Studios in Charleston, S.C. Others were at Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles, Calif.; South Carolina State University in Orangeburg; Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, Mass.; the Lansing (Mich.) Art Gallery; and Gallery 113, East Lansing, Mich. Her work has been included in group exhibitions in South Carolina, Georgia, Washington, DC, New York, Massachusetts and Michigan. Myers earned a BFA in art education, graphic design and painting at Michigan State University, East Lansing. She completed her MFA  in painting at Boston University, Boston, Mass. She is the former executive director … [Read more...]


  Peter Lenzo Columbia resident Peter Lenzo (b. 1955, New York City) was selected for the 1995 and 1998 South Carolina TRIENNIAL exhibitions, the recent 701 Center for Contemporary Art exhibition TRIENNIAL Revisited as well as for Thresholds, a traveling exhibition of Southeastern art dealing with religion and spirituality. His work is in several museums, including the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia; the Mint Museum in Charlotte, N.C.; and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. Lenzo’s solo shows include those at the Spartanburg (S.C.) Museum of Art, the European Ceramic Work Center in Den Bosch, The Netherlands, and Ferrin Gallery in Lenox, Mass. He holds an MFA from … [Read more...]


  LeDee, Rat Race, 2011, toys, found objects and electronic components, dimensions variable detail of work in progress   Kim LeDee Since 1992, Orangeburg resident Kim LeDee (b. 1985, Rock Hill, S.C.) has participated in more than 40 group exhibitions nationally. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the African-American Museum in Dallas, Tex.; Galapagos Art Space in New York City; the District of Columbia Art Center and Loeb Bronfman Gallery, both in Washington, DC; North Carolina A&T University, Greensboro; the City Gallery at Waterfront Park in Charleston, SC; WonderRoot Gallery in Atlanta, Ga., and the I.P. Stanback Museum at South Carolina State University in … [Read more...]

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