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Light Space Time’s “555 Special” Art Exhibition

Photograph: "The Bell" by Kimberly Case
"The Bell" by Kimberly Case

Congratulations to Kimberly Case, whose work "The Bell" was accepted into the Light Space Time’s “555 Special” Art Exhibition in the Photography & Digital Special Recognition Category. You can view it at

The gallery’s “Summer Special” competition was the 3rd Annual “5 Dollars, 5 Entries, 5 Winners” Online Art Competition. This art competition featured an entry fee of $5.00 for artists to enter 5 images of their artworks and the gallery would select 5 overall winning artists.

2D and 3D artists (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s “555 Special” summer online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked to submit to this open (no theme) competition by providing the gallery with their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The gallery received 1,437 entries from 31 different countries from around the world, as well as from 37 different states and the District of Columbia.

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories. Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories. In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the five (5) best entries comprised from all the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

Artist Bio:

Kimberly Case

Artist: Kimberly Case

Kimberly Case is a visual artist focusing on fine art portrait photography.

Her work in many media has been exhibited around the Greater Columbia area, including at the SC State Fair where in 2018 her portrait creation Girl with Sword won Best of Show in the professional category In 2019 The Laborer won the blue ribbon for photography, while Girl with Wheat won a merit award for photography.

Her first solo art exhibition was held at Ramco Framing and Design in the summer of 2019, and showcased over 70 fine art portraits and still life photographs. In the Fall of 2019, she was part of a multi-artist show “Collections” at Rob Shaw Gallery on State Street, Cayce, SC.

Recently, works by Kimberly have been exhibited at the Spartanburg Fringe Festival (2019), and the 701 Center for Contemporary Art’s “Columbia Open Studios City Hall Exhibition” (2020).

In September 2020, her two entries into the Advanced Fine Art category were selected as finalists in the Augusta Photo Festival: A Pause Before Resuming and The Bell. Honorable Mention was awarded for The Bell.

In December 2020, her two entries were juried into the Crooked Creek Art League's “Still Hopes Exhibition”: Airborne was awarded the People's Choice ribbon and High Tea was awarded First Place for Photography.

Also, in 2020, her series In the Time of COVID was selected for display at The Koger Center for the Arts, the winner of their “1593 Project” call for art. This exhibition will run April 5-August 13, 2021.

In January 2021, her artwork High Tea was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Art of Tea exhibition hosted by the Art League of Baytown, TX.

In March 2021, two of her art pieces, In the Time of COVID and Winding Down, were selected to hang in the Tuolumne County Arts In Focus photography competition, Sonora, CA. In the Time of COVID won 2nd Place in the “COVID Times” category.

In March 2021, The Laborer won First Place Photography in the Annual Crooked Creek Art League Competition.

Kimberly's art pieces are in private collections across the midlands.

Kimberly is lead photographer with Studio 3P, LLC in Irmo, SC.

SC Arts Commission Registry # 327


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