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Chapin Art Trail
A Community Art Project

Happy Flowers

Ginny Stonehouse

Installed September 2021

Happy Flowers
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Artist's Statement 

There are so many beautiful flowers all throughout Chapin. This particular piece depicts the large flowers as well as the out of the way flowers. All the colors make for a happy feeling!

About the Artwork

Happy Flowers is a 6 foot tall artistic trail marker with a sailboat on top. The metal form was created by Steven Reed and Shelly Fugua. The artistry on the marker was done by Ginny Stonehouse.

Installed September 2021

About the Artist

Ginny Stonehouse is a self-taught artist. She was born to missionary parents so opportunities to attend art school were not feasible at that time. She has attended ample workshops and been a member of several art associations. Also she studied under the tutelage of the professional artist, Carolyn Opderbeck, where she gained expertise in oil, watercolor, alcohol ink and acrylic. About twenty years ago, she started her own art business. She went in people’s homes and painted murals or other decor on walls, floors or ceilings, also doing many wall treatments. Her desire is to use the talent God has given her to the fullest and enjoy each job as an exciting adventure.

Scavenger Hunt Clue: 

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A Partnership Project by the Crooked Creek Art League and the Town of Chapin

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This organization is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support in this grant comes from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.

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This project was supported by a Connected Communities grant from Central Carolina Community Foundation.

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