For information about the next Columbia Open Studios event, March 23-24 2013, go here!
If you would like to become a sponsor of Columbia Open Studios, contact Anne Sinclair at 803-256-9700 ext. 22 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, you can visit our online Open Studios sponsorship registration form. Thank you!
During the 701 CCA Columbia Open Studios weekend April 21-22, 2012, thousands of people ventured out for a free tour of 69 artists’ studios in the Greater Columbia area (including all of Richland and Lexington Counties), with maps and artist info in hand.
Visitors spent two full days hopping from studio to studio, with free admission for all.
COS 2012 Map of Participating Artists:
View 701 CCA Columbia Open Studios 2012 in a full screen map
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701 CCA Columbia Open Studios 2012: Our Participating Artists
|Art of Facts by Art is Usa|
|Syderick Clayton Boyce|
|Nancy K. Butterworth|
|Ruby Haydock DeLoach|
|McClellan Douglas Jr.|
|Brian Dressler Photography|
|Nora Floyd & Ruth Bayard|
|Diane Gilbert, Sculptor|
|Mary Ann Haven|
|Sharon Collings Licata|
|Letitia “Tish” Lowe|
|K. Page Morris|
|One Eared Cow Glass, Inc.|
|Patrick M. Parise|
|Suzy McCormick Shealy Art|
|Kelly & J. Spencer Shull|
|Melony “Mel” Stuckey|
|Martha Thomas Studio|
|Kathryn Van Aernum|
|Richard & Gay Vogt|
|Alexander Wilds & Yukiko Oka|
|Ellen Emerson Yaghjian|
Major Outreach Sponsors
You’re reading this because these sponsors support our creative economy here in the Midlands. Thank you!!
The City of Columbia, SC
60,000 copies of our program guide have been produced and distributed statewide thanks to this arts benefactor!
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
(BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association)
Seen 1,000 of our 11”x17” posters all over the state? This is who made it possible.
South Carolina Veterinary Specialists
Digital Media Sponsor
Artists are entrepreneurs of the most creative sort, and the creative economy in South Carolina generates over $9 billion in revenue annually. Midlands Biz gets it.
Preview Party Sponsor
This law firm understands the importance of community in a creative economy.
Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Join us for our Preview Party on April 19 in the Grand Hall at 701 Whaley, 7-11pm, to kick off the Indie Grits Festival, preview work by the 69 Columbia Open Studios artists, and see metal sculptor David Cianni’s incredible exhibition in our gallery! Thank you to Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP!
For those who find inspiration in the arts!
Schmoyer and Company
The Shop Tart
The Cultural Council of Richland & Lexington Counties
$701 Sponsors and above are invited to a once-yearly, private party in the 701 CCA gallery with farm-to-table cuisine, uncommon drinks, and unique event design.
This project is funded by the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Carolina Community Foundation of SC.
We couldn’t do it without you.
Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics
Scott Hall Catering & Event Design
The Copy Shop
Thank you for giving us a firm foundation for Columbia Open Studios!
Abacus Planning Group
Eric & Jen Elkins
Mad Monkey Inc.
ReNewell, Inc. Fine Art Conservation
Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC
S & S Art Supply
While you’re out touring artists’ studios, you may feel an irresistible urge to stop, eat, drink, and be merry. We encourage this!
116 espresso and wine bar, 116 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
Café Chartier, 711 East Main Street, Lexington, SC 29072
Café Strudel, 118 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
Cellar on Greene, 2001 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29205
Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Cafe, 2001 Greene St # A Columbia, SC 29205
Terra, 100 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169