Lantern Parade Video

Check out this video of Thursday's Lantern Parade in the Vista with Artist In Residence Janke Klompmaker. Lantern Parade Video Parade Participants Breedlove Rachel Carter Tom Chinn Denise Dickinsen Richard Durlach Louis Ferguson Harriett Green Molly Harrell Sam Hayford Brittany Kendrick Joe Kendrick Jennifer Lee Melissa Ligon Shannon Lindsay Adam Lindsay La Ruchala Murphy Dolly Patton Derek Riley Chloe Rodgers  Jessica Sage Peter Sage Debi Schadel … [Read more...]

Blonk Residency Events

SOUND POET JAAP BLONK Residency, Performances, Lecture and Workshops Residency, March 10 – 24, 2016   Acoustic Voice Sound Poetry Performance: Friday, March 11, 7:30 pm. Admission $10; $8 701 CCA members.   Lecture on Sound Poetry: Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 pm. Admission: free.   Sound Poetry Workshop for Adults: Saturday, March 19, 2 – 6 pm. Workshop fee, including dinner with Blonk: $50; $45 701 CCA members. Workshop fee, without dinner with Blonk: $20; $15 701 CCA members.   Sound Poetry Workshop for Children: Sunday, March 20, 2 – 4 pm. Workshop fee: $10 per child; $8 per child of 701 CCA member (parents and other adult guardians attend for free)   Dr. Voxoid’s … [Read more...]

DADA Blahblah: The Lecture Series

DADA Blahblah: The Lecture Series   Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 7:30 pm: Peter Chametzky: Take Dada Seriously, It’s Worth It  Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 7:30 pm: Susan Felleman: Dada Cinema: An Instrument of Ballistics (with film screenings)  Thursday, February 25, 7:30 pm: Bradford Collins: Neo-Dada & The Dada Legacy  Admission to lectures: Free. For its ongoing Dada Days In Columbia programming, 701 Center for Contemporary Art this month presents three lectures, and open mic for Columbia sound poets and the poetry, stories and standup comedy of Columbia attorney and allround entertainer Bob FitzSimons. Dada Days in Columbia, celebrates the opening of the Cabaret … [Read more...]

October 2015 Workshops

  Indigo, Weld, Cochineal Adventures in Natural Dyeing October 3, 2015 $75 - 10% discount for members Click here for details.   Naturally Weaving Tapestry Weaving with Plant Dyed Fibers October 29 & October 31, 2015 $125 - 10% discount for members Click here for details. … [Read more...]

Kristy Bishop

Meet Kristy Bishop 701 CCA's Artist in Residence August 10 – November 9, 2015   I create fiber works composed of silk that are dyed in a range of colors extracted from plant sources. These range from plants that I have cultivated to ones that are gathered from roadsides or recently disturbed areas common to the suburban sprawl landscape. I spend many days cooking plants, dyeing fabric, and creating my palate. The dyed silk is treated like strokes of paint, woven or sewn into a larger gradient. confined to a greater geometric shape. Working in natural dyes forces me to be in direct contact and acknowledgement of my environment, something that is desperately needed in … [Read more...]

Biennial 2015 Artists

701 Center for Contemporary Art Presents: The 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2015 Part I Featuring: Kristy Bishop (Goose Creek), Eileen Blyth (Columbia), Michael Cassidy (Columbia), Colleen Critcher (Hartsville), Tonya Gregg (Hopkins), Tina Hirsig (Charleston), Donna Hurt (Charleston), Jason Kendall (Columbia), Shannon Lindsey (Columbia), Stephanie Shively (Columbia), Michelle Van Parys (Charleston), Katie Walker (Greenville), Paul Yanko (Greenville). Exhibition Period Sept. 11 – October 25, 2015 Artists’ Reception, Fri., Sept. 11, 7 – 9 pm. Reception Admission: members, free; non-members, $5 suggested donation 701 CCA 701 Whaley St., second floor Columbia, SC 29201 Part I … [Read more...]

2015 Young Artists Festival

    Saturday, August 15, 2015 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Young Arts Festival is an end of summer festival that celebrates young artists, ages 6 to 17, in our community. The Festival also showcases the works created by summer camp programs in Columbia. This celebration of art includes art making activities, games, performances, an art exhibition, and more. CREATION STATIONS YOUNG ARTISTS ENTREPRENEURS PLAY FUN GAMES WITH PING YAF STAGE MOBILE ART GALLERY CAMPER'S ROW … [Read more...]

A Lecture by Peter Plagens

701 Center for Contemporary Art  Presents Thoughts on Contemporary Art, Especially Painting A Lecture by PETER PLAGENS 701 CCA S.C. Biennial 2015 National Juror New York City Art Critic & Artist Sunday, July 19, 2015 1:00 PM Admission Free 701 Center for Contemporary Art presents a lecture by prominent New York City art critic and artist Peter Plagens on Sunday, July 19, 1:00 p.m. Admission is free. Plagens will be in town to serve as the national juror on the jury panel for the 701 CCA South Carolina 2015. The panel will take place on July 18; the Biennial will be shown in two parts from September – December, 2015. Plagens is a noted painter based in New York City and one … [Read more...]

Tyrone Geter: BLACK!

701 Center for Contemporary Art presents a solo exhibition by Tyrone Geter opening with an artist reception, Thursday, July 9, 7-9 pm. Reception admission is free for members and a $5 donation is suggested for non-members. Tyrone Geter: BLACK! is curated by Barry Gaither, director and curator of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA) in Boston. Aside from his duties at the Museum of the NCAAA, Gaither is a special consultant at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts MFA, where he has served as curator for eight exhibitions. Gaither has served on many prominent committees and commissions in the museum field and has published and lectured widely. BLACK! presents recent … [Read more...]

701 CCA Announces the SC Biennial 2015 Jurors!

701 Center for Contemporary Art is seeking submissions for the 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2015, the center’s third survey exhibition of work by contemporary South Carolina artists. The exhibition will be held at 701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia. The 701 CCA S.C. Biennial 2015 will be presented in two parts with openings in September and November. The goals of the Biennial exhibition are to provide a venue to showcase recent work reflecting local, regional and national trends and issues influencing contemporary artists living and working in South Carolina and to increase awareness and appreciation of the artistic contributions and accomplishments of the state’s visual … [Read more...]

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