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Deane King's Work On Display This Week

Deane King, a member of the Anderson Artists Guild, will be part of an exhibition by a group of oil painters called The Painterly Ladies on Thursday, April 26, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Greenville. Her involvement with this group of 12 artists dates back 11 years, when Joye Burkhardt invited her to join. The collective paints together once a week, meets monthly for critiques of each other’s work followed by lunch, hosts two workshops each year with acclaimed artists, and puts together an exhibit two or three times a year. The result is camaraderie, encouragement, exposure, and sales of their artwork. King’s daughter, Betsy King Powell, is also a member of the group. Powell and King’s son, Rich,

19 Members Featured in Anderson Show

Nineteen Anderson Artists Guild members had 22 works in the 2018 Anderson Arts Center Juried Show, which opened on April 13 and runs through May 31. They were among 262 artists who entered 530 pieces this year. From these entries, 180 pieces were selected for the juried show, and an additional 132 pieces were chosen for Art on the Town, which kicks off with an Art Crawl on May 4 from 5-9 p.m.; the artwork will be displayed in downtown businesses through May 25. Of these 132 pieces for Art on the Town, there were 29 works by 21 AAG members. Here are the AAG members featured in the juried show, along with notations of award winners: The Waiter (mixed media) by JoAnne Anderson (Kathryn & Leo Sm

Three Members Featured in Belton Exhibit

Three Anderson Artists Guild members have seven pieces in the “Beyond Skin” exhibit currently on display at the Belton Center for the Arts. The show features work by traditional artists inspired by tattoos, as well as traditional art created by tattoo artists. Sue West’s pieces are Workshop Model (watercolor on rice paper), Solitude (mixed media), and Mama’s Boys (mixed media). All are based on models from life drawing classes. The tattoos were added to two of the pieces, but Workshop Model was a bit of divine providence. The model had not shown up for one life drawing class, so West went over to the Farmers Market to recruit someone. “I found this big burly guy who was nice enough to come w

Meeting Preview: Belton Center for the Arts

The next meeting of the Anderson Artists Guild (AAG) will be held in an unusual location: the Belton Center for the Arts. Betsy Chapman, executive director of the Belton Center for the Arts, will give members a tour, discuss the history of the building, and share details about upcoming events at the center. Here’s a look at some of those activities: The Spring Studio Sale will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, in conjunction with the South Carolina State Chili Cook-off. A number of AAG members will be participating by selling their works for $100 and under and $200 and under. There is no fee to participate; the center handles the money and takes a 25% commission. Th

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