Photo Gallery of Anne Hightower Patterson White Workshop: "Pouring Watercolor in Layers";

A full house of artists enjoyed a fun and enlightening two day workshop this weekend with our very own Anne Hightower Patterson White. Participants had a great time learning this new technique! Thank you Anne for a great workshop! The following photos are from the workshop held November 15-16, 2019. (click on any image below to view larger) THANK YOU to our workshop coordinator this year, Kate Heald, for setting up a great workshop season for us! We still have space in all the remaining workshops for this year but they fill quickly so get your registration in! Stay up to date on our workshop options on our Workshops Page!

CCAL Launches New Community Art Project: "The Art of Living in Chapin"

CCAL is excited to announce the kickoff of an all new Community Art project: "The Art of Living in Chapin". Members of CCAL have started work on this project. We love our Community and because "A Painting is Worth a Thousand Words", over the coming months we will be painting a beautiful large scale mural inside Crooked Creek Park's recreation building depicting life in the greater Chapin area. This project is special to us as it is being done in honor of the 25th anniversary of both CCAL and our host site, namesake and all around great partner: Crooked Creek Park (CCP). The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission (ICRC) is also celebrating its 50th anniversary. It's a big year! To commemorate an

Chapin Library Gallery - November 2019

CCAL congratulates longtime member, JJ Casey, for her beautiful artwork displayed this month at the Chapin Library Artist Gallery. The gallery is located in the Chapin Branch of the Lexington County Library and hosts the artwork of one of Crooked Creek Art League's fine artists each month. "Family Circle" by JJ Casey About the Piece Title: "Family Circle" Size: 34x36 Media: mixed media - watercolor Price: NFS Artist Bio JJ was artistically inspired by nature growing up on the Miller Farm in Orangeburg, SC. Educated at Columbia College, she worked with the Casey Fireworks family business and raised three children. During the years of personal growth, JJ worked in several national pa

TAP Gallery Display Cabinet

A great collection of fine photography by Alexandra DiFrancesco is on exhibit in the TAP Gallery Display Cabinet (in the lobby at Crooked Creek Park) November 1 through December 31. Congratulations Alex! Click on any image to view larger/full-size image Collection of photos by Alex DiFrancesco Artist Statement "I wanted to try my photography on smaller canvases and on different medium such as glass." Artist Bio A native of Bluefield, West Virginia, Alexandra (Alex) is a retired school guidance counselor. She has had the opportunity to live on both the East and West Coasts before moving to Chapin, South Carolina in 2016. Alex has enjoyed photography since she was a child, playing with her par

(Palmetto) Fine Art on Display: Nov - Dec 2019

Palmetto Fine Arts generously dedicates space for CCAL artists to always be part of the great display of Fine Art in their gallery. Until December , 2019 you can see the artwork of three great CCAL artists: Bobbi Sorensen, Julie Larkin and Adelia Ruth. Featured Artists: ​​Roberta (Bobbi) Sorensen is an Association Executive and legislative specialist who retired after a career working on Capitol Hill and for health related organizations including the American Medical Association, The College of American Pathologists, and the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis where she served as Executive Director for ten years before retiring to SC. She currently consults with a small number of associati

Blue Lavender Gallery - November 2019: Dianna Page

Please join us in congratulating this month's featured artist at the Blue Lavender Gallery: Dianna Page. "Hummingbird" Acrylic Painting on Masonite Panel by Dianna Page About the Artwork Title: "Hummingbird" Media: Acrylic About the Artist Dianna Page is a local artist who grew up and developed her talent in Little Mountain SC, a small town created by her great grandfather Noah Boland right after the Civil War. She still lives and works there today. Dianna's greatest inspiration for painting is her love of nature. She spends hours in the woodlands observing animals, birds and landscapes setting the images, shadings, and colors in her mind. She then begins to bring these images to life t

Spotlight Artist November 2019: Maureen Carter

Our Spotlight Artist of the Month in the Chapin Chamber of Commerce this month is: Maureen Carter! Please join us in congratulating Maureen on this wonderful piece! "Uncle Joe" Watercolor Painting, 20"w x 24"h NFS About the Artwork: “UncleJoe” is a 20" x 24” watercolor done with a three-color pallet. Uncle Joe was a farmer in Irmo who never met a plant he couldn’t make flourish and never met an animal he didn’t love! Artist Bio: I will forever consider myself a student of Art. I love the infinite variety there is to learn about creating images – I’ll try almost anything! In order to keep my creative juices flowing I have taken workshops with some inspiring and highly successful artists like

November 2019 Artists on Display

Check out who's on display in our public galleries this month: Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2019 Chamber Spotlight Artist: Maureen Carter Artistic Prosperity Gallery: Karen Larrabee BB&T Bank on Art Artist: Betty Schneider Chapin Library Artist: JJ Casey Blue Lavender Spa: Dianna Page The Coffee Shelf: Alex DiFrancesco, Bebe Way Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2019 The Artist's Place (TAP) Display Case: Alex DiFrancesco Palmetto Fine Arts CCAL Gallery: Bobbi Sorenson, Julie Larkin, Adelia Ruth Oct 21 - Nov 18, 2019 The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: "What I’m thankful for... Giving Thanks” Contest Art Nov 19 - Jan 19, 2020 The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: “Your Best Friend” NOTE: Artists please be sure to send

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