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The Coffee Shelf Artists: Feb - Mar 2021

CCAL, congratulates the featured artists in The Coffee Shelf Gallery. The display for February and March includes the artwork of two of Crooked Creek Art League's artists: DeeDee Ruth and Margie Shelburg.

Stop by and get something tasty to eat and drink while you enjoy the artwork!

Adelia "DeeDee" Shirer Ruth


DeeDee Ruth with her exhibit at the Coffee Shelf


About the Artwork

A little yupo, a little acrylic and a watercolor.

Included artwork , left to right


Apple - yupo watercolor - $125

Peach - yupo watercolor - $125

Blue Heron - acrylic - $300

Bird of Paradise - watercolor - $125

Tomatos - yupo watercolor - $125

Pear - yupo watercolor - $125

Farm Sunflowers - acrylic - $300



Artist Bio

Artist Photo: Adelia "DeeDee" Ruth

Adelia, native of Georgetown SC, worked with Ilona Smithkin of New York, studying impressionistic art. She has also studied with Anna Kay Singley, Nancy Bourne, Wanda Coleman, Pat Weaver, Briget O'Conner, Lee Mont and, more recently, perspective with Anne Hightower-Patterson White. Adelia's watercolor won 3rd Place in the Newberry SC Agricultural Expo Expedition in 2012. Her watercolor was juried into the SC State Fair Exhibit of the Arts. In 2013 she won 2nd Place in the Amateur Division of the SC State Fair and in 2014, 2016 and 2017 was juried into the prestigious Artfields of Lake City SC. In 2015 the 2014 Artfields painting won 1st Place in the North Charleston Arts Festival. In 2016 her entry "Arts My Bag" watercolor won 3rd Place and was purchased by the City of North Charleston. In the last 8 years, Adelia's art has exhibited and sold in many arts and crafts festivals across SC. Her art is currently shown at the Elegant of Lake City SC, The Gallery of Newberry SC, the Added Touch of Saluda SC, and the Newberry Hospital. Adelia and her husband, the Reverend Devon Ruth, now live in Saluda SC.

You can reach Adelia by clicking HERE.


Margie Shelburg



Margie Shelburg with her exhibit at the Coffee Shelf

Margie Shelburg with her acrylic paintings.

CCAL Gallery Host:

The Coffee Shelf Logo

The gallery is located in the lobby of The Coffee Shelf at 130 Amicks Ferry Road in Chapin. It hosts the artwork of two of Crooked Creek Art League's fine artists on a two month rotation.

For more on the gallery, 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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