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Blue Lavender Gallery - July 2019: Sonya Diimmler

Please join us in congratulating this month's featured artist at the Blue Lavender Gallery: Sonya Diimmler. "Beach Solace" Oil Painting by Sonya Diimmler “Beach Solace” was inspired by a plein air painting venture I took with my Mother shortly after my Father passed. We did a number of studio paintings of Dewees Island when we got back to the studio, but this abstracted beach landscape is one of my favorites. About the Artwork Title: "Beach Solace" Media: Oil Painting Price: $495 About the Artist Award winning artist Sonya Diimmler paints colorful South Carolina lake and landscapes along with her favorite subject and muse her Bulldog Smedley and her Boston Terrier Mattie. Having ju

Kudos to Marcia Murray!

A huge congratulations to our very own Marcia Murray!! Marcia's painting "Avian Artistry" was accepted for the Splash 20 Watercolor Book which will be available in August 2019. This book, the 20th in a series, spotlights talented artists and their works on an annual basis. It is quite an honor to be selected. In addition, this same piece is also on display in the June/July issue of Watercolor Artist Magazine. Congratulations Marcia! You can see more about Marcia and her incredible artwork at: www.etsy.com/watercolorswithheart.

(Palmetto) Fine Art on Display

Palmetto Fine Arts generously dedicates space for CCAL artists to always be part of the great display of Fine Art in their gallery. Until August 31, 2019 you can see the artwork of three great CCAL artists: Sonya Diimmler, Sandra Oliver and Carol Blackwood. About the Artists: Sonya Diimmler - Award winning artist Sonya Diimmler paints colorful South Carolina lake and landscapes along with her favorite subject and muse her Bulldog Smedley and her Boston Terrier Mattie. Having just started painting in 2015, Sonya fell in love with the process and quickly began a daily painting practice. She continually seeks to improve through frequent workshops and has studied with Mary Bentz Gilkerson and M

On Display (in the Cabinet)!!

A great collection of 3D artwork is currently on exhibit in the TAP Gallery Display Cabinet! Karen Larrabee has an exhibition of collected works from her "Monkey Mind". MONKEY MIND ART WORK by Karen Larrabee The Buddha, defined MONKEY MIND best when he said; ‘Just as a monkey swinging through the trees grabs one branch and lets it go only to seize another, so too, that which is called thought, mind or consciousness arises and disappears continually both day and night.’ Many people fight their monkey mind, but I have learned how to calm it when necessary; but, mostly I embrace it. One way of doing that for me, is to experiment artistically and always be creative. The TAP Gallery display show

BB&T Bank on Art - July 2019: Barbara Teusink

It's Christmas in July in the "BB&T Bank on Art Gallery" for July with artwork by Barbara Teusink. "Jolly Old Elf" Original Oil Painting by Barbara Teusink Ho Ho Ho!!! About the Artwork Title: "Jolly Old Elf" Media: Oil Painting Size: 16x20 Price: $295 Artist Bio Barbara Teusink is an award winning artist whose work is represented in private collections across the USA and Canada. A contemporary realist, Barbara’s subjects include still life, floral, portrait, figure and landscape. A relative newcomer to the field, Barbara began her artistic studies in November 2012 after retiring from a professional career in educational technology. She continually seeks to improve through dilig

Blue Lavender Gallery - July 2019: Sonya Diimmler

Please join us in congratulating this month's featured artist at the Blue Lavender Gallery: Sonya Diimmler. "Beach Solace" Oil Painting by Sonya Diimmler “Beach Solace” was inspired by a plein air painting venture I took with my Mother shortly after my Father passed. We did a number of studio paintings of Dewees Island when we got back to the studio, but this abstracted beach landscape is one of my favorites. About the Artwork Title: "Beach Solace" Media: Oil Painting Price: $495 About the Artist Award winning artist Sonya Diimmler paints colorful South Carolina lake and landscapes along with her favorite subject and muse her Bulldog Smedley and her Boston Terrier Mattie. Having ju

July 2019 Artists on Display

Check out who's on display in our public galleries this month: July 1 - July 31, 2019 Chamber Spotlight Artist: n/a (renovations) Artistic Prosperity Gallery: Adelia Ruth BB&T Bank on Art Artist: Barbara Teusink Chapin Library Featured Artist: n/a (summer break) Blue Lavender Spa: Sonya Diimmler The Artist's Place (TAP) Display Case: tbd May 16 - Sept 16, 2019 The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery: "Angels Among Us" Contest Art July 1 - Aug 31, 2019 Palmetto Fine Arts CCAL Gallery: Sonya Diimmler, Carol Blackwood, Sandra Oliver

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