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Sharpen Your Pencil, Let’s Draw Roy Paschal, Presenter Friday, Oct 5 - Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Lunch Provided $115 ($50 deposit) for members of CCAL $145 ($50 deposit) for non-members We're happy to announce our first workshop for this year! Come join us as we have fun learning to draw better with Roy Paschal’s guidance. Roy Paschal attended the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota Florida. For over thirty years Roy was a police sketch artist traveling across the state of South Carolina drawing the images of alleged criminals. Roy was a guest instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia for over 20 years where he trained future artist. Since his retirement, Roy has c

So Many Art Events, So Little Time...

"Autumn Comes to the Woods" by Ann Peake Ah, Fall. After a summer hiatus, it always seems a bit jarring just how MANY things happen in the arts world in the fall. Here's a short list to get you primed for the upcoming season. CCAL Early Fall Happenings: First Annual Fall Exhibition - The deadline for this one is this Friday, Aug 31 so don't delay. Get your entry in before it's too late! Booth at the Labor Day #ChapinFarmersMarket - CCAL will host a booth at the Farmers Market which will be held at the Fieldhouse at Chapin High School Saturday Sept 1. We'll be there from 8am until 1pm. Come on by! September Membership Meeting - Our first meeting of the year will be Monday Sept 17. We have a

Sept 2018 Presenter: Sheryl Stalnaker

We will have a wonderful presentation in September to kick off our new year. Sheryl Stalnaker will join us to talk about her art and her process. Sheryl is a Charleston artist who will co-instructing a workshop for us with Madelaine Dukes in November. Hope you can come enjoy the fun and fellowship at our meeting! ​ ABOUT THE ARTIST "My landscape paintings are inspired by the unspoiled places, which can be hard to find. I am mesmerized by interesting cloud formations, the light hitting a wave, or colors reflecting. I immerse myself in the landscape, gathering artistic inspiration while boating to remote areas, kayaking, surfing, or hiking in the mountains. I strive to pull the viewer into p

Exciting News! CCAL Launches All New Fall Exhibition

CCAL is proud to announce the addition of an all new Fall Exhibition!! The Exhibition will be held at the Shearhouse Wellness Center at Still Hopes. The exhibit will be open to all artists (CCAL Members in Good Standing will have a discounted entry fee). First through third place prizes will be awarded. Come join the fun!! Entries will be accepted online. The show is limited to 50 pieces. Artwork will be juried into the show by award winning artist, Anne Hightower Patterson White. For more details and to submit your entry visit

Artistic Prosperity Artist August 2018: Karen Larrabee

Crooked Creek Art League congratulates Karen Larrabee for her one man exhibit at the Prosperity Town Hall. Her artwork will be on display now through the end of August. Artist's Statement: Art, whether drawing or painting, is a means of expressing my vision, thoughts and feelings in a personal way. Even though I have painted using a variety of media – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, charcoal, and pencil – I find watercolors to be the most challenging, fulfilling, difficult, and at times least forgiving. Through watercolors I have learned to see the shadows and the variations in color in my subject. While painting a landscape is fun and relaxing, I have found that I always return to pain

Spotlight Artist August 2018: Karen Larrabee

Congratulations to our Spotlight Artist of the Month for July: Karen Larrabee! "Let Me Think" About This Piece: "LET ME THINK" is a graphite portrait of my granddaughter. As stated below, I usually do more colorful, loose, watermedia paintings, but sometimes I just need to remind myself that I can draw. In this case, I loved this typical pose and the mainly black and white composition that showcased her expression. It all compelled me to create the drawing. I did leave out the busier background of the original snapshot in order to focus on her. I just wish I knew WHAT she was thinking....... <3 Artist Bio A past-president and board member of the Crooked Creek Art League, Karen Larrabee moved

August 2018 Artists on Display

Check out who's on display in our public galleries this month: Chamber Spotlight Artist: Karen Larrabee Artistic Prosperity Gallery: Karen Larrabee BB&T Bank on Art Artist: Olga Yukhno Chapin Library Featured Artist: n/a (summer break) Palmetto Fine Arts CCAL Gallery: Rajas Londhe, Debi Kelly, Corey Ann Lacy The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery: (May 21-Sept 20): "Its Your Choice!" contest The Artists Place (TAP) Display Case: Brian Fox

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