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2nd Annual Chapin Fall Arts Festival

On a beautiful sunny fall day, CCAL had a great exhibit booth at the 2nd Annual Chapin Fall Arts Festival from 9am-4pm on October 21, 2017. Helping to setup, man the booth and breakdown were: Al Leitch, Barbara Teusink, Tommy Thompson, Bobbi Sorensen, Sonya and David Diimmler, CJ Marchese and Adriana Vidal. Also displaying art in their own booths (and helping to promote the league) were: Adriana Vidal, Alex DiFrancesco, CJ Marchese, JJ Casey and Ruby DeLoach. A great big THANK YOU to everyone for their part in helping the league and to Gerald Caldwell of The Coffee Shelf for hosting and organizing the event!

CCAL Artists at the State Fair

Our league members did quite well at the State Fair again this year with many artists participating and quite a few winners! Congratulations to the many CCAL artists with fine pieces exhibited and prizes won! Award winners from CCAL in the professional division included: Jane Osmelowski, Dan Gardner, Karen Larrabee and Gretchen Parker. Award winners from CCAL in the amateur division included: Maureen Carter, Stephanie Arnold, Ann Sweeney and Sonya Diimmler. Here are some examples of our artists and their fine work. If we've missed someone, please let us know (and send pictures!) For a complete list of all winners, click HERE.

October 2017 Artists on Display

Check out who's on display in our public galleries this month: StartFragment Artistic Prosperity Gallery: Faye Meetze, Al Leitch, Sandra Oliver, Joe Counts, Anne Hightower Patterson White, Anna Kay Singley, Diana Smith BB&T Bank on Art Artist: Lisa Stone Chapin Chamber Spotlight Artist: Ruby DeLoach Chapin Library Featured Artist: CJ Marchese Palmetto Fine Arts CCAL Gallery: Karen Larrabee, Sandra Wilkie, Allison Klein The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery: Various Artists, Fall Scenes EndFragment

Spotlight Artist Oct 2017: Ruby DeLoach

Artist Statement: Artful pursuits allow me to imagine a place like Hummingbird Paradise, or Coi Fish, accepted into the SC State Fair 2017 Fine Arts Exhibit. I enjoy salvaging old lamp parts to use to design new lamps. The small ones are called Cookbook Lamps, as they have kitchen themes and fit under the kitchen counter to make reading cookbook recipes easier. Lamps can be found at the Little Antique Store on the Corner in Little Mountain. I write and illustrate children's nonfiction science books available at Learning Express in Lexington, Books on Main and Gallery 101 in Newberry, Palmetto Fine Arts and Art Can Studio & Gallery in Chapin. My monthly Growing Little Green Thumbs column can

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