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The Coffee Shelf Artists: Jan-Feb 2020

CCAL, congratulates the spotlight artists in The Coffee Shelf Gallery. The display for January and February features the artwork of two of Crooked Creek Art League's fine artists: Adelia Ruth and Ruby DeLoach. Stop by and get something tasty to eat and drink while you enjoy the artwork! Adelia Shirer Ruth Artist Statement "After painting with Briget O'Conner my floral's started "blooming". Guess we will call this display "Four Floral's and a Dragonfly". Floral's have become a favorite and dragonflies I just like. I enjoy painting and creating in all media's yet seem to use watercolor the most. Painting is my "happy place." Artist Bio: Adelia, native of Georgetown SC, worked with Ilona Smithk

February 2020 Presenter: Janet Swigler

We invite you to join us at our next meeting on Monday February 17, 2020 for food, fun and fellowship! Our presenter this month will be Janet Swigler. Refreshments from 6:30 - 7pm - General Meeting from 7 - 9pm This is our monthly members meeting. Hope to see you there. Members and Guests welcome! ARTIST'S STATEMENT Stitching, by hand or machine, has always been my favorite and most satisfying creative outlet. My work honors the tradition of quilting and shows the versatility of that medium. My quilts are improvisational, cut free-hand, and created intuitively without the use of templates. They are constructed in the traditional manner of a quilt – a pieced top, batting, and backing sandwic

January 2020 Presenter: Erdal Caba

We invite you to join us at our next meeting on Monday January 20, 2020 for food, fun and fellowship! Our presenter this month will be Erdal Caba. Refreshments from 6:30 - 7pm - General Meeting from 7 - 9pm This is our monthly members meeting. Hope to see you there. Members and Guests welcome! - The presentation will first focus on an overview of some of the features of smartphones, specifically the two most popular smartphones, the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy. - Then the power of third party camera apps will address how new camera features can be added to your smartphone to allow you to utilize tools that newer models have without having to buy a new smartphone. You can also use these camera

Chapin Library Gallery - January 2020

Please join us in congratulating Karen Larrabee, for her wonderful and creative EcoFab display 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. About the Artwork Walking Through Green Peace: The Lady, the Lion and Mulch Bags, Oh MY! This display consists of my painting Green Peace, mixed media; Sir Leo Scott, a paper mache lion made from recycled materials and our trashion, Mulch Ado About Fashion made from mulch bags, the shrink wrap that came around the pallet of much bags and the orange twine from pine straw bales. The mulch was a

Chapin Town Hall Gallery Opens!

CCAL, in conjunction with the Town of Chapin, is proud to announce the grand opening of "The Featured Artist Gallery". The gallery is located in the Community Room in the Chapin Town Hall at 157 NW Columbia Avenue. It will host the artwork of one of Crooked Creek Art League's finest artists on a two month rotation. The Town is a big supporter of the arts in Chapin and we are thrilled to be working with them to showcase more art in town. For more on the gallery, click HERE. The inaugural display in the gallery showcases artwork by longtime CCAL member and winner of multiple Best in Show awards: Tommy D. Thompson. Click on any image to view full size and see details. Artist Bio: Tommy D. Thom

(Palmetto) Fine Art on Display: Jan - Feb 2020

Palmetto Fine Arts generously dedicates space for CCAL artists to always be part of the great display of Fine Art in their gallery. Through February 2020 you can see the artwork of three great CCAL artists: Joyce Oates, Betty Schneider and Bebe Way. Featured Artists: Joyce H. Oates Click on any image to view larger and see artwork details. ​​About the Artist Joyce H. Oates As the retired postmaster of USPS in Prosperity, S. C., I now have the time to pursue my passion for painting. I paint mainly in oil, but also use acrylics and watercolors when needed. I have been commissioned to paint portraits, murals, and landscapes. I enjoy painting Lake Murray water birds (ducks, Canadian geese, egre

Artistic Prosperity Artist Jan-Feb 2020: Betty Schneider

Please join us in congratulating Betty Schneider for her exhibit at the Prosperity Town Hall! Betty has some wonderful artwork on display so go check them out! Check them out and get by to see them in person if you can! One Man Art Show for Betty Schneider ​​ ​​Artist's Bio: Betty Schneider I'm 82 years old, I took lessons in oil from different teachers, I did many seminars, with Dorthy Dent and I do use her technique in my paintings. For more Information: Email Betty by clicking HERE. ​ CCAL Gallery Host: The gallery can be located throughout the Prosperity Town Hall Offices at 305 N. Main Street, Prosperity, SC 29127. For more on the gallery, click HERE.

Blue Lavender Gallery - January 2020: Dianna Smith

Please join us in congratulating this month's featured artist at the Blue Lavender Gallery: Dianna Smith. "Sissy" Watercolor Painting by Dianna Smith About the Artwork Title: "Sissy" Media: Watercolor Size: 12x15 Price: NFS A painting of our daughter when she was young. About the Artist I was born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia and as long as I can remember, I have always loved "to create"!!! For a while in the 80's, I enjoyed making Folk Art with acrylic paints, but for most of my adult life I was happy as a stay-at-home mom for our 4 children. When the children were in college my husband Donald and I were transferred to Europe for a few years. Being exposed to all the am

BB&T Bank on Art - January 2020: Dianna Smith

Please join us in congratulating this month's featured artist in the "BB&T Bank on Art Gallery", Dianna Smith, with her great painting. "Drayton Hall" Original Watercolor Painting by Dianna Smith About the Artwork Title: Drayton Hall Media: Watercolor Size: 9.5" x 16" Price: NFS Beautiful Drayton Hall is a valued piece of America's history. I painted this piece for CCAL's 2018 Places in South Carolina. The painting was honored with an award at CCAL in 2018 Artist Bio Dianna Smith I was born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia and as long as I can remember, I have always loved "to create"!!! For a while in the 80's, I enjoyed making Folk Art with acrylic paints, but for most of my

TAP Gallery Display Cabinet: Jan-Feb 2020

A breath of fresh air heralding spring is what this art display by Mary Williams is all about! On exhibit in the TAP Gallery Display Cabinet (in the lobby at Crooked Creek Park) January 1 through February 29. Congratulations Mary! Click on any image to view larger/full-size image Sample Artwork from the Display by Mary Williams Artwork in the Cabinet "This Ole House", oil, 12x16 (house portrait before it was destroyed) “Aunt Sulee’s Amaryllis", oil "Fireworks" (Native Azalea), 5x7 "Pretty in Pink",(Mountain Laurel), 5x7 "Who Cooks for You" (Barred Owl),12x16, oil "Blue Jay", 8x10, oil "Cardinal",5x7, giclee from oil "Ladybird", 5x7, giclee from original oil "Ruby-throated Hummingbird", 5x7,

Spotlight Artist January 2020: Barbara Teusink

Our Spotlight Artist of the Month in the Chapin Chamber of Commerce this month is: Barbara Teusink! Please join us in congratulating Barbara on her beautiful artwork! "Canoe for Two" Oil Painting, 36"w x 18"h Giclee Print About the Artwork: “Canoe for Two” Gallery Wrap Giclee Print on Stretched Canvas (from Original oil painting) 18" x 36" $175 Artist Bio: Barbara Teusink is an 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. Her paintings have won numerous awards at the State and Local level. Working primarily in oils, Barbara began her artistic studies in

January 2020 Artists on Display

Check out who's on display in our public galleries this month: Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2020 Chamber Spotlight Artist: Barbara Teusink BB&T Bank on Art Artist: Dianna Smith Chapin Library Artist: Karen Larrabee Blue Lavender Spa: Dianna Smith Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2020 The Artist's Place (TAP) Display Case: Mary Williams Palmetto Fine Arts CCAL Gallery: Joyce Oates, Bebe Way, Betty Schneider The Coffee Shelf: Adelia Ruth, Ruby DeLoach Artistic Prosperity Gallery: Betty Schneider Nov 18 2019 - Jan 20, 2020 The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: “Your Best Friend” Contest Art Jan 20 - Feb 17, 2020 The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: "Winter Sights and Scenes" NOTE: Artists please be sure to send the follo

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