STACEY DAVIDSON

  Stacey Davidson Rock Hill artist Stacey Davidson (b. 1961, Detroit, Mich.) is a new assistant professor in painting at the city’s Winthrop University. Among the museums holding her work are the Minneapolis (Minn.) Institute of Art; the University of Minnesota’s Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum; and the Cleveland (Ohio) Museum of Art. Her recent solo exhibitions include those at Marlborough Graphics, London, England; New York City’s Marlborough gallery; and Minnesota’s St. Cloud State University. Other exhibitions she has been part of include those at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New York City’s Mary Ryan Gallery; Carrie Secrist Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; Newhouse Center for … [Read more...]

JIM CONNELL

                                                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

                            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...]

SHAUN CASSIDY

            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...]

JAMES BUSBY

Busby, Fullswing, 2011, gesso and graphite on panel, 72" x 48" James Busby James Busby (b. 1973, Rock Hill, S.C.) is an artist and art educator. His recent solo exhibitions include those at the Reynolds Gallery in Richmond, Va.; Stux Gallery in New York, N.Y.; and the New Gallery/Thom Andriola in Houston, Tex. Busby’s most recent group exhibition was at Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard in Paris, France. Since 1999, Busby has participated in more than 30 group exhibitions in New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania and South Carolina, including a 2007 exhibition organized by the University of Richmond Museum, which traveled to seven cities across the Unites States. Busby holds an MFA from … [Read more...]

ALICE R. BALLARD

Ballard, Long Pod Trio, 2009, white earthenware with copper oxide and terra sigillata, 28" x 6" x 3.5" Alice Ballard Alice Ballard (b. 1945, Florence, S.C.) is an artist and educator. Recent solo exhibitions of her work have been at Blue Spiral 1 in Asheville, N.C.; the Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte, N.C.; and the Burroughs and Chapin Museum in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Since 1980, Ballard has participated in more then 45 group exhibitions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, New York and Ohio. Ballard has been the recipient of numerous grants and honors, including awards from the Greenville (S.C.) Metropolitan Arts Council and the South Carolina Arts Commission’s Craft … [Read more...]

LUCY BAILEY

LUCY BAILEY Bailey, Ornithologist's Find, 2011, earthenware ceramic, paint, bird skull, egg, feathers, page, flower husk and resin, 20.5" x 6" x 5" Lucy Bailey Lucy Bailey (b. 1961, Columbia, S.C.) is a figurative ceramic artist who has participated in juried exhibitions in South Carolina at the Arts Council of Rock Hill & York County’s Center for the Arts; the Columbia Museum of Art’s Contemporaries Artist of the Year 2011 Soiree and Silent Auction; and the Pickens County Museum of Art and History. Although largely self-taught, Bailey has participated in workshops led by leading practitioners working in a similar genre, including Lisa Clague, Adrian Arleo, Tip Toland, Alice … [Read more...]

JIM ARENDT

Jim Arendt, Yvette & Ansley, 2010, cut denim, 60” x 30”. Jim Arendt Conway resident Jim Arendt (b. 1978, Flint, Mich.) is an artist, art educator and the director of the Bryan Gallery at Coastal Carolina University in Conway. His solo exhibitions include those at the University of South Carolina in Aiken, the McMaster Gallery at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Mich. Since 1998, Arendt has been in some 30 group exhibitions in South Carolina, Michigan, Oregon, Georgia, England and Australia, including those at the Muskegon (Mich.) Museum of Art; the University of Newcastle, Australia; the McKissick Museum  at the … [Read more...]

ALDWYTH

What's Love Got To Do, Got To Do With It? 2006-2009 Collage on Okaware paper, 113x147 in   Hilton Head resident Aldwyth (b. 1935, Pomona, Calif.) was represented in the South Carolina TRIENNIAL 2001 and 1995 at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia as well as in the 2011 exhibition TRIENNIAL Revisited at 701 Center for Contemporary Art. Her 2009 retrospective, Aldwyth: work v./work n.: Collage and Assemblage 1991 – 2009, was organized by the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston and also traveled to the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, N.C., and the Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center in Savannah, Ga. Here work is represented in the South Carolina State Art … [Read more...]

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