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Chamber Spotlight Artist September 2023: Sonya Diimmler

Congratulations to Sonya Diimmler for being the Chapin Chamber of Commerce's Spotlight Artist for September 2023. Sonya is an award-winning artist and an active member of Crooked Creek Art League. She currently serves as co-coordinator of the Annual Juried Art Show and Sale.

See her photograph in person at the Chamber if you get a chance!

Congratulations Sonya!

an abstract acrylic painting in blues and pinks by artist Sonya Diimmler
"One Haunted Summer"

About the Artwork

Medium: acrylic on gallery wrap

Size: 36" x 36"

Price: $1,000

Artist Bio

Sonya Diimmler

artist Sonya Diimmler

Award Winning Artist Sonya Diimmler is known for her dramatic use of color, whether painting South Carolina landscapes or her favorite subject and muse her bulldog General Smedley.

Sonya’s lake and Lowcountry work regularly adorns High Noon’s windows at the corner of Highway 6 and Dutch Fork Road where she sells her work. You can also find her locally at The Houston House.

Sonya is an active member of the Crooked Creek Art League. You can follow her on Instagram @sonyadiimmlerart.

Artist Statement

Painting is - regardless of subject - an emotional and physical response to the world. My process is an alla prima pouring out of paint and silenced emotions. Their escape onto the canvas informs my style, my voice. Whether painting colorful land and skyscapes, dogs or abstracts, it is from line and gesture that I derive great satisfaction. For that reason I prefer to paint large and loose without regard for the details of realism.

"One Haunted Summer" at Chapin Chamber of Commerce

To see more of Sonya's work, click HERE.


CCAL Gallery Host:

Chapin Chamber of Commerce Logo

Each month, CCAL shines a spotlight on one of our own. The Chapin Chamber of Commerce graciously features the art of this artist in their lobby in the CCAL Spotlight Artist Gallery.

This exhibit features one piece of wall hanging artwork per month.

The gallery is located in the lobby of the Chapin Chamber of Commerce at 302 Columbia Avenue in Chapin. It hosts a rotating display with a new piece from a Crooked Creek Art League artist featured each month.

For more on our public galleries, click HERE.


Interested in becoming a gallery display artist? For more information or to be selected as an exhibit artist, contact our Public Gallery Coordinator.


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