The 26th Annual Juried Art Show opened at the Hartwell Art Center in Hartwell, Georgia, on June 18 and runs through August 8. The $350 Best in Show Award for 2 and 3 dimensional pieces went to Mary Dilworth’s Rhapsody (mixed media, pictured above left). The $350 Best in Show Award for photography went to Ray Richards’ It’s Time (pictured above right). The juror was Kimberly Spears, former director of the Anderson Arts Center. Two Anderson Artists Guild members—Carolyn Gibson
Marion Carroll’s physician father had two hobbies: golf and photography. While her brother played golf, Carroll was allowed to help in the darkroom and beyond. Her favorite step was the rinse, which took place in an unused space in her home. “I’ve loved photography since I was a small child and saw faces come to life in that upstairs bathtub,” she said. Carroll, a member of the Anderson Artists Guild, received her first camera at age 13. “My dad said, ‘You’ve got a good eye.
The South Carolina Watermedia Society (SCWS) is currently exhibiting its 2020 Spring Digital Show. The show includes artwork by 95 SCWS members, including four Anderson Artists Guild (AAG) members. Here are the accepted pieces from the AAG members along with their reflections: When Life Hands You a Lemon by Diana Gilham "I am inspired by the English watercolorist Ann Blockley. This was a pouring and I added additional color when I saw what looked like a lemon." Passion Tender
A Navy brat, Tammy Gilbert moved around a lot as a child but eventually settled in Asheville, North Carolina, where her parents grew up and where they retired. She attended Mars Hill University, majoring in computer information science, but has worked in the business field for almost 30 years. In 2010, she got a job at Anderson University, where she is now the executive assistant to the dean of the College of Health Professions. She likes working with students and to “see the
Dale Cleveland joined the Anderson Artists Guild after moving to this area from Roswell, Georgia, in October. She and her husband love living near Clemson, which they call “God’s country.” Cleveland is enjoying retirement, walking three miles daily and doing lots of painting. A native of South Florida, Cleveland attended Clemson University, where she majored in English secondary education. She taught for a few years in Memphis and didn't really like it. Then she and her husba