Please join us in congratulating Alexandra (Alex) DiFrancesco for being the newest featured artist in the Chapin Town Hall Gallery. Her lovely photographs capture beautiful moments in life.
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Hunting Island Lighthouse
I am captivated by the beauty in architecture and nature. Many of my photographs are a blending of my passions. My work is a constant search for the best ways to interpret an idea for each piece of art. I never want to limit myself when taking a photograph.
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 five years and as a member and currently serves on the board of CCAL as grant writer. While enjoying her membership 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 in 2019. Alex has participated in The Crooked Creek Art League Annual Juried Show (2018-2021), and the Crooked Creek Art League Still Hopes Fall Juried Show 2019-2021. In 2019, Alex, was juried into the South Carolina State Fair and participated this year. She was juried into the 2020 Dogwood Festival Art Show in Denmark, SC. Alex completed a one-person exhibit at Chapin Town Hall in 2020. Alex also shows her photography in local galleries. Alexandra is also a Juried member of the South Carolina Artisans Center in Walterboro, SC.
You can see more of Alex's artwork on her gallery page on this website at crookedcreekart.org/gallery/alexandra-difrancesco.
You can contact Alex by clicking HERE.
CCAL Gallery Host:
The gallery is located in the Community Room in the Chapin Town Hall at 157 NW Columbia Avenue. It hosts 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.
Interested in becoming a gallery display artist? For more information or to be selected as an exhibit artist, contact our Public Gallery Coordinator.