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Chapin Library Gallery: Aug - Sept 2021

Please join us in congratulating Alexandra DiFrancesco for her wonderful landscape and nature photography currently on display in the Chapin Library Artist Gallery.

Artist Statement

"I am captivated by architecture and wildlife. I was able to capture these amazing photos."

About the Artwork

"Hunting Island Lighthouse" - Photography, $130

"Martinique Hummingbird" - Photography, $130

"Sea Foam" - Photography, $130

"Monarch" - 16x20 Photography, $100

"Balancing Act" - Photography, $130

Artist Bio

Photo of artist Alexandra DiFrancesco

Alexandra "Alex" DiFrancesco

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 2015.

Alex has enjoyed photography since she was a child, playing with her parents Kodak Brownie camera. She enjoys photographing a variety of subjects which includes nature and architecture.

She has been a member of Crooked Creek Art League for four years and as a member, she rediscovered her passion of photography. “I am surrounded by so many amazing artists and they inspire me.” Although just an amateur, Alex loves entering gallery shows and exhibits and considers them all a part of the learning experience. She has participated in the USC School of Visual Art and Design’s 64th Annual Art Auction, Crooked Creek Art League Annual Juried Show (2018-2021), Crooked Creek Art League Still Hopes Fall Juried Show 2019 & 2020, South Carolina State Fair. She was juried into the 2020 Dogwood Festival Art Show in Denmark, SC. She also just completed a one-person exhibit at Chapin Town Hall in 2020. Alex also shows her photography in local galleries. Alexandra is a Juried member of the South Carolina Artisans Center in Walterboro, SC. She currently serves on the board of CCAL as grant writer.

You can see more of Alex's work on her gallery page at

You can reach Alex HERE.


CCAL Gallery Host:

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Each month, the Chapin Library Gallery located in the Chapin Public Library at 129 N. W. Columbia Avenue

features a monthly art exhibit by a different featured CCAL artist. The gallery can be viewed during regular Chapin Library hours.

This exhibit space allows for expanded displays with series or mixed multiple pieces by the artist. It hosts a minimum of 6-8 pieces but can accommodate as many as 12 pieces per month. Wall hanging and 3D artwork may be included in this exhibit.

For more on our public galleries, click HERE.


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