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Chapin Library Gallery: Jan - Mar 2022

Please join us in congratulating one of our newer members, D'Michelle DuPre for her eclectic exhibition of custom artwork currently on display in the Chapin Library Artist Gallery.

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About the Artwork

  • City at Night - Acrylic on Canvas, 12 x 24, Looking at the city from across the river. $65

  • Morning Sail - Acrylic on Canvas, 10 x 20, Sailing on the Lake in the morning (I love the lake or ocean so sailing anytime of day is great!). $65

  • Sailing on white caps - Acrylic on Canvas, 10 x 20, Sailing on a windy but clear day.$65

  • Shrimp Boat - Watercolor, framed, 12 x 16, A shrimp boat anchored and done for the day. $45

  • Dance in Purple - Acrylic on Canvas, Flow Painting, 11 x 14, Purple is such a great color; I love experimenting with vibrant colors and flow painting is a perfect way to do that. $35

  • Dunes and Gulls - Acrylic on Canvas, 12x16, A relaxing day at one of my favorite beaches in the South Carolina Low Country. $55

Artist Bio

Photo of artist D'Michelle DuPre

D'Michelle DuPre

I walk in two worlds all the time. My left brain and my right brain competing for attention. I grew up in South Carolina, a first generation college graduate, and spent fifteen years in corporate America. Even then my creative side would not be held back. I was in marketing and advertising. I left corporate America and a partner and I started an advertising agency in the Caribbean where I lived for nearly twenty years. Hurricane Hugo came and destroyed our business but I was fortunate enough to pursue another passion...I went to medical school! I loved the Caribbean and went back to work there for several years. Retired now, I've finally returned to one of my great passions -creativity. I love painting and art, photography, writing mystery novels, and gourmet coking. I’m actually a trained chef!

My artwork is mostly in acrylic and watercolor; 'abstract realism' I call it. I have a Caribbean Collection consisting of geckos, hummingbirds, sailboats and lighthouses. I enjoy painting subtle landscapes and cityscapes of all types. I have true abstracts and flow paintings as well as some mixed media. Recently I've ventured into digital art. Stay tuned for that!

You can see my collection at or contact me at:


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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