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From The Charleston City Paper

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Art Events & Festivals
Local illustrator and graphic artist Marius Valdes has teamed up with the Music Farm in an effort to raise money for Edwin McCain’s America Street Foundation. Valdes has donated 64 acrylic paintings on cardboard that have been autographed by local, regional, and national bands. Stop by the Music Farm and make a bid. Bids accepted thru June 15. 32 Ann St. 722-8904
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL A celebration in honor of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Featuring music, fashions, art, and food. June 16, 2-8 pm. Free. Hampton Park. 853-1462.
MT. PLEASANT ARTISTS’ GUILD The Guild meets one Monday evening monthly at the Darby Building in the Old Village for demonstrations and discussions of upcoming events. Call for specific dates. The Guild also paints, sketches or draws every Wed, 9:30 am-12:30 pm at Alhambra Hall, 131 Middle St. in the Old Village. Annual dues are $20. 881-3718.

COMEDY ZONE Featuring stand up comedians Rick Right, James Sibley. Jerry Farber, Roger Keiss, and TBA. June 15-16, 8:30 pm (smoke free) and 10:30 pm. $15. The Comedy Zone, 54 N Market, above Henry’s. 853-8669.

Concerts & Performances
CHARLESTON COMMUNITY BAND Major Herb Day will conduct The Charleston Community Band when it performs a variety of marches and show tunes. June 19, 7:30 pm. Free. Charleston Southern University, Whiting Hall, room 103. 763-4528.

Professional classes offered in Audition Preparation, $75. Beginning Director for the Stage, $80. Production Design, $80. Vocal Production, $80. Dialects, $80. Beginning, and Intermediate Acting, $130. Advanced Acting, $165. Beginning Acting for Camera, $140. Advanced Acting for Camera, $165. Shakespearean Scansion,$70. Movement of the Theatre, $80. Beginning/ Intermediate Stage Combat, $80. Intro to Costume design, $75. Classes will be held mid June to mid July. Locations vary. Call Chris Weatherhead, 588-9636 or ccfelder@aol.com
THE IMAGINATION TOUR North Charleston Cultural Arts Program presents two Children Theater performances of The Imagination Tour. June 15, 22, 10 am. $2 per child, adults free. A.C. Corcoran Elementary School Cafeteria, 8585 Vistavia Dr in Northwoods Estates. 745-1087.
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAM COAT RiverSong Productions presents this musical hit by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice about Joseph and his colorful coat, told through song and dance. June 14-16 and June 23-26, 7 pm. $10 adults, $8 children. St.Philip’s Episcopal Church. 442-2512 or www.riversongproductions.com
WHISPERS AND DREAMS The Avery Institute and the Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina give a presentation of its play Whispers and Dreams: Voices of Carolina Slave Children based on the book by Nancy Rhyne. June 28, 7:30 pm. $25. Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. For tickets call 795-2700, 723-3167, or 722-4238.

Auditions/Open Calls
Featuring both classical and sacred music. Rehearsals every Thurs, 7-9 pm. Remount Baptist Church in N. Charleston. Call George Fink 556-1090.
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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Auditions for Charleston Stage’s performance of Fiddler on the Roof. Prepare a one-minute monologue and a one minute vocal piece. July 16, 7 pm. Dock Street Theatre, 133 Church St. 577-5967.
GREATER CHARLESTON CHORAL SOCIETY Rehearsals are Mon evenings at 7 pm at the N. Charleston Community Center at Park Circle. For further information, please call Mr. Gardner at 795-7986.
JAM NIGHT The Mt. Pleasant Recreation Department sponsors an opportunity for intermediate and beginner musicians to meet, mingle, and jam informally with chord progression displayed. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. G.M. Darby Building, 302 Pitt St. Tuesdays, Jim Coates 886-8116.
THE LARAMIE PROJECT Footlight Players is looking for men and women ages 18-65 for the upcoming production of The Laramie Project. June 18-19, 7 pm. Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen St. 722-4487.
METROPOLITAN CIVIC ORCHESTRA Open call for musicians, violinists, cellists, violists, wind & brass. Tuesdays, 7 pm. Church of St. Luke and Paul. Call Dawn Durst, 883-3172.
THE NERD Flowertown Players is looking for four men and two women ages 30-45, and one 10-12-year-old boy for its production of The Nerd. Auditions will be held, June 3-4, 7 pm. The play will be held July 27-August 11. Flowertown Players, 133 South Main St., Summerville. 875-9251.
OPEN MIC NIGHT Storytellers, poets, and musicians are welcomed the 3rd Friday of every month, 8 pm. Barnes & Noble West Ashley. 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-6561.
THE POETRY SOCIETY The oldest statewide organization of its kind in the country. Since its founding in the 1920s, hundreds of writers and aficionados of literature have gathered to enjoy the Society’s programs. Second Presbyterian Church. 342 Meeting St. 795-8314.
RED RIBBON PLAYERS Lowcountry AIDS Services is now accepting application for its 2001-2002 season. Applicants must be between 14-18. No previous theatre experience necessary. For an application call Lee A. Barrett 747-2273.
ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA LOWCOUNTRY CHAPTER Writers of all genres and levels are invited to join this group. Monthly meetings held at The Otranto Branch Library in N. Charleston (behind Super-Kmart on Rivers). For info call Beth 766-6831.
SOUTHERN HARMONY CHORUS Rehearsal for this all women’s chorus is held every Tuesday, 7 pm at the Dorchester Presbyterian Church in Summerville. Katie 851-6697 or Edie 760-0987.
SCI-FI BOOK CLUB Talk about the featured science fiction novels. Meets the 4th Saturday of every month. 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-6561 and 7620 Rivers Ave. 572-2655.
WRITER’S WORKSHOP Read and critique with other aspiring writers the 4th Wednesday of every month, 7 pm. Barnes & Noble West Ashley. 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-6561.

Books & Literature
Meets 4th Thursday of every month. Barnes & Noble West Ashley. 7:30 pm. 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-6561 and 7620 Rivers Ave. 572-2655.
ANN UNDERWOOD GRANT BOOK SIGNING Author Anne Underwood Grant will be signing copies of her Lowcountry mystery Voices in the Sand. June 15, 6 pm. Barnes and Noble, Mt. Pleasant Towne Center. 216-9756.
CHARLES F. LARIMER LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING Editor Charles F. Larimer will give a lecture entitled Small Town Stories of the Civil War — On the Homefront and in the Field. He will be signing copies of his latest book, Captain Jacob and Emeline Ritner. June 15, 7pm. Barnes and Noble, 7620 Rivers Ave. 572-2269.
CHRISTINE YOUNG-ROBINSON Author Christine Young-Robinson, will be signing copies of her book Irsa the Butterfly. June 16, 12-3 pm. Books-A-Million, 832 Orleans Rd. 556-9232.
CONTEMPORARY BOOKS DISCUSSION Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm. Free and open to the public. Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St. Call for a list of books. 805-6879.
FATHER’S DAY EVENT FEATURING TED Celebrating Tony DiTrlizzi’s book Ted for Father’s Day. June 16, 3 pm. Books-A-Million, Northwoods Mall. 764-2377.
GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION Meetings are ongoing the second Wednesday of every month. Open to the public. June 13: Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. July 11: Walter Van Tilburg Clark The Ox-Bow Incident. August 8: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Free. The Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun St. Call for a list of books. 805-6804.
HELAINE FENDELMAN BOOK SIGNING Author and antique appraiser Helaine Fendelman will sign her book Treasures in your Attic and give free appraisals to the first 10 customers with a purchased book. June 26, 7 pm. Barnes and Noble, 1812 Sam Rittenberg. 556-6561.
HUMANIST BOOK CLUB Club meets the 1st Sunday of every month, 3 pm. Barnes & Noble West Ashley. 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-6561.
KARPELES MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY Featuring Man’s Exploration of and Research on the Planet Mars. Included are a panoramic view of the red planet, writings documenting experiments on gravity and atmospheric pressure, the Mars Project June 30. Tues-Sat, 11 am-4 pm. Free. 68 Spring St. 853-4651.
LOUIS PRINGLE CAMERON BOOK SIGNING Charleston author will be signing copies of the sequel to her book The Private Gardens of Charleston. June 16, 2 pm. Barnes and Noble, 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-8979.
MARY ALICE MONROEBOOK SIGNING Isle of Palms author Mary Alice Monroe will be singing her newest novel The Four Seasons. June 16, 1 pm. Barnes and Noble, Mt. Pleasant Towne Center. 216-9756.
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Cliff Chandler, author of the Mystery Book Club’s book of the month, Paragons will be leading a discussion copies of his book. June 13, 7:30 pm. Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month. 7:30 pm. Barnes and Noble, 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 556-8979.
STEVE BROWN BOOK SIGNING Author Steve Brown will be signing his newest Susan Chase mystery When Dead is Not Enough and the Vietnam era thriller Fallen Stars. June 30, 1 pm. Barnes and Noble, Mt. Pleasant Towne Center. 216-9756.

ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE STUDIO Featuring all of the popular Latin and social dances including Salsa, Swing, and Country Western. Ongoing classes for children and adults. $35 for 5 classes. Private lesson also available. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 1706 Hwy 171 in West Ashley. 571-6500.
BALLET CLASSES Ballet classes for children to adults offered by Pamela O’Briant at The Ballet Academy of Charleston under the direction of Mara Meir. 1662 Savannah Hwy. For more info call 769-6932 or 761-0700.
BALLET & JAZZ CLASSES Dance classes for adults and children. Masters Studio. James Island. 762-1640.
BALLROOM DANCE CLUB OF CHARLESTON Beginner dance lessons ongoing Fridays and Saturdays, dance lessons at 7:30-8:30 pm and general dancing till 11 pm. $7 for guests. 1632 Ashley Hall Road, 763-3216.
BALLROOM PLUS An hour-long class featuring the Tango will be offered, followed by an evening of dancing. June 16, 7:30-11 pm. $8. Creative Spark, 757 Longpoint Rd. 769-6073.
CENTER STAGE OF DANCE Offering classes in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, modern, clogging, Irish step dancing, pom-poms, creative movement and ladies tappersize. 308 Lucas St. Mt Pleasant. 886-0922.
THE CHARLESTON DANCE STUDIO The Charleston Dance Studio, home of the Robert Ivey Ballet, offers classes in ballet, jazz and modern dance for ages three to adult. $35 per month. 1910 Savannah Hwy. For schedule call 556-1343.
CONTRA DANCE Held the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 8 pm. Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St. $8, $5 students. 559-4274.
CREATIVE MOVEMENT Offering dance classes in creative movement for 2-year-olds, dance moves for 3-4 y/o, ballet, hip-hop, and adult/teen jazz movement. JCC Dance Studio, 1645 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd. Jesse Graham at 571-6565.
DANCE CLASSES The Academy of Dance Arts offers adult classes in ballet, jazz, modern, NIA and yoga. 709-A Johnnie Dodds Blvd. 884-2983.
ISRAELI DANCING Teaching includes all levels of dancing. Every Tuesday, 7-10 pm. $4 adults, $3 children and seniors. Beginners start at 7 pm. Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St. 559-3330.
NIGHT CLUB 2-STEP Ballroom Plus is holding a four-week dance series featuring the Night Club 2-step. Thru June 21, 8:30-9:30 pm. $40. Creative Spark, 757 Longpoint Rd. 769-6073.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE LESSONS Lessons for all levels offered by Irene Stancik with no partner needed. Ongoing Thursdays at 7:30 pm. Felix Davis Community Center, Park Circle, North Charleston. For more information call 797-2275.
SHAG LESSONS The Junior Shaggers Association is sponsoring shag lessons for anyone under 21. Free. Tuesday nights from 7-8:30 pm. Islander Shag Club, 13 Center St, Folly Beach. 588-9095.
SHAG LESSONS Basic Shag lessons every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Beyond The Basics Shag lessons every Wednesday at 7:30 pm. $1 per person/per class. JB Pivots. 1662 Savannah Hwy. (behind Shoney’s). 571-3668.
SHERRILL’S PRODUCTIONS Youth workshops in jazz, afro-Cuban, hoofer tap, basic ballet, and exercise dance. Call for times. 3418 Rivers Ave. 434-5599.

SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA INSTITUTE The 12th annual Southeastern Media Institute will have 26 workshops and screenings with more than 30 guest lecturers and panelists from across the country. Featured speakers include Frank Capra, Jr. president of EUE Screen Gems Studios and Larry Thorpe of Sony. A program of the S.C. Arts Commission Media Arts Center. June 14-17, Columbia S.C. $20-$425 per class. 803-734-8684. www.state.sc.us/arts/mediainstitute/index.htm

Call for Entries/Grants
MOJA ARTS FESTIVAL The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs is accepting applications from prospective artists and performers for the 2001 Moja Arts Festival. For more information, call 724-7305.
MONTHLY ART EXHIBITIONS North Charleston Cultural Arts invites serious artists to apply to exhibit and sell their original works in the City Gallery, Rhodes Center for the Arts. Artists also have an opportunity to exhibit their work at the Charleston Convention Center and North Charleston Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 745-1087.
SAUL ALEXANDER GALLERY A call for entries for juried art exhibitions, solo or group, for one month duration beginning in Nov. Preference given to pieces reflecting viewpoints and experiences in South Carolina life. Write for application to Public Relations-Gallery, Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401.
S.C. ARTS COMMISSION’S LOWCOUNTRY QUARTERLY GRANTS The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Program, in a cooperative effort are administering grants for Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties. The panel meets quarterly to review applications. Ongoing. Call 724-7305 or 745-1087 for an application.
ART CLASSES FOR WOMEN Women, unleash your creative selves. Learn to draw and paint with other beginners. Day classes only. $80 per month. Classes will meet in Mt. Pleasant. Instructor: Dianne Tennyson 881-1799.
CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES After-school art classes for children ages 7-12. Drawing, painting, sculpture, and more will be explored. $60 per month. Classes meet in Mt. Pleasant. Instructor: Dianne Tennyson 881-1799.
CREATIVE SPARK CENTER FOR THE ARTS Offering music, art, dance, drama and creative writing classes. This semester explore creativity and develop artistic and musical skills with classes in decorative painting, crafts, watercolors, clay, or drawing. A complete description is available on Creative Spark’s website: creativespark.org or by calling the art center at 881-3780.
ISLAND GIRL STUDIO Classes in drawing, painting, tie dye, ceramics, and mosaics. Private one on one or group classes taught out of home on James Island. Call for schedule and prices. 762-9067.
MOTHER-TODDLER ART CLASSES Enjoy the creative process with your toddler. Painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and more will be explored. $50 per month. Classes will meet in Mt. Pleasant. Instructor: Dianne Tennyson 881-1799.
MT. PLEASANT FINE ARTS PROGRAM Classes offered throughout the year in art, dance, music and theatre. Call 849-2061.
PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES Photography lessons to fit your schedule. Call Tripp at 762-6362.
STUDIO ART CENTER Private art lessons on painting, photography/printmaking, sculpting, ceramics, art history, film, art issues, etc. for adults. Call for lesson times and dates. 723-1253. www.thestudioartcenter.com
SULLIVAN’S ISLAND ART CLASSES Diane Cartledge teaches all ages clay, drawing, and painting. From toddlers to seniors. Ongoing. 883-3301.
TEEN WORKSHOPS The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Program offers workshops for teens designed to foster interest in the visual arts with professional artists providing hands-on instruction and demonstrations. Free for Tri-County teens. Call for a schedule of upcoming events. Steratt Hall on the Old Charleston Navy Base. 745-1087.

DOUBLE TALK LANGUAGE SCHOOL Creative conversational courses and tutoring for students, travelers and the career minded in Spanish and French since 1981. Relaxed atmosphere. Very effective and very affordable. Double Talk Language School. Downtown. 577-7683.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES Lowcountry Language Services has professional teachers using modern methods to help you learn many European and Asian languages. For groups or individuals. Call 884-6625.
LANGUAGE CLASSES Conversational language classes taught by native instructors. Private and small group classes, children and adults. All languages. Flexible scheduling. Call Berlitz Language Center in Mt. Pleasant. 849-8077.
SPANISH CLASSES All levels of conversational Spanish. Taught privately in a laid-back atmosphere. All ages welcome. Miriam, 270-7823.

CELIA’S GUITAR STUDIO Private music lessons available. 1-A Daniel St. W. Ashley. 556-6765.
CREATIVE SPARK CENTER FOR THE ARTS Private instrumental and vocal instruction. 757 Long Point Rd. 881-3780.
DOWNTOWN GUITAR Private jazz, blues, classical, folk, rock, and reggae guitar lessons. Redding O’Shea, founder and director of the Long Island University Guitar Workshop Program. 53 Gibbes St. 853-8234.
HUNGRY MONK MUSIC Offering lessons to students of all ages on a variety of instruments. 1-C Daniel St., W. Ashley. 571-3857.
JAZZ PIANO LESSONS Private instruction for beginning students who will learn a new method of playing created by ABRS Schools of Music. For more information call 556-6858.
PIANO and VOICE LESSONS All styles, all levels welcome. 23 years of professional experience. Hunter Productions 239 Stefan Dr., Suite #10. 795-2725.
PRECISION GUITAR Private lessons on most instruments including guitar, piano, drums and all band instruments. Certified experienced instructors. 423 Coleman Blvd. For schedule call 884-3141 or 884-8597.
PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS Students of all ages at all levels for piano, guitar, voice, violin, cello, trumpet, recorder, sax and flute. Creative Spark. 757 Long Point Rd. 881-3780.
SINGING LESSONS Really sing! Expert, goal-oriented instructions for classical and popular vocalists. Mary Gould. 814-4451. www.rram.com/gould.html
SOUTHERN HARMONY SWEET ADELINES CHORUS If you can half-way carry a tune and would like to learn to sing barbershop style music, join us. Meets every Tuesday, 7-9:30 pm. Ft. Dorchester Presbyterian Church, HWY 61 Summerville. Mary Ellen 881-4854 or Edythe Dove 760-0987.

Visual Arts
Opening Exhibits

CITY GALLERY New exhibit of Aija Sterns’ gouache opens with a reception, June 15, 4:30-6:30. Runs thru July 17. Dock Street Theatre. 133 Church St. 724-7305.
NORTH CHARLESTON CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAM Local artist Angela M. Easterby will be exhibiting three-dimensional works of original pottery and a varied display of acrylic paintings. Thru June. Mon.-Fri., 10 am-4:30 pm. Charleston Area Convention Center. 745-1087.

Ongoing Exhibits

A. J. FINLEY-MCREE STUDIO Features original contemporary paintings for home or business direct from the artist. Open by appt. 884-0793.
ART CENTRAL, LTD Bette Lu Bentley-Layne, Mary Ann Bridgman, Renee Bruce, Beverly Brunswrig Lila Gray Cauthen, Cecile Langham Cothran, Victoria Platt Ellis, Debra Henson, Sarah Allums Kuhnell, Ann Merrill, Yvonne Rousseau, Madeline Simmons, and E. Charlsie Vorwerk. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 102 Central Ave. Summerville. 871-0297.
ARTWORKS COLLECTION Traditional to contemporary original oils, sculpture, and home furnishings. Mon-Sat, 10:30 am-9 pm. Sun 12-6 pm. 1236 Belk Dr., Mt. Pleasant Towne Centre. 971-5900. www.theartworkscollection.com
ALL ART: A GALLERY OF ORIGINALITY Gallery featuring contemporary, abstract and folk art by a variety of local and national artists. Located in West Ashley at 813 Savannah Hwy (Across from Gerald’s Tires). Mon-Sat 11 am-7 pm. 766-9958.
AMELIA ROSE SMITH GARDEN GALLERY Featuring new work by Jean Sinclair Beck, J. Michael Kennedy, and Amelia Rose Smith. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. Closed Sun. 113 Church St. 958-0666.
AMERICAN ORIGINALS GALLERY Featuring the works of Rogers Oglesby, Chaz Walter and Zernie Smith. Ongoing. Mon-Thur 10 am-5 pm. Fri & Sat 10 am-5pm. Sun 11 am-4 pm. 153 E. Bay St. 853-5034.
ARN STRASSER STUDIO “BEING HERE: New Works,” recent paintings by Arn Strasser. Ongoing. 54 Chapel Street, two blocks from the Charleston Museum downtown. Public welcome. Tues, Thur & Sat 10 am- 5pm or by appointment. 853-4086.
ART CENTRAL, LTD Bette Lu Bentley-Layne, Mary Ann Bridgman, Renee Bruce, Beverly Brunswrig Lila Gray Cauthen, Cecile Langham Cothran, Victoria Platt Ellis, Sarah Allums Kuhnell, Georgia Meador, Ann Merrill, Yvonne Rousseau, Madeline Simmons, and E. Charlsie Vorwerk. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 102 Central Ave. Summerville. 871-0297.
ARTIZOM…A FRAME GALLERY A full-service, custom frame center and contemporary photography and art gallery. Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm. Sat 11am-5pm. 334 East Bay St., Ste J. 723-3726.
THE AUDUBON GALLERY Audubon prints, original art, antique prints, sporting art, decoys, woodcarvings, bronze sculptures, conservations services, archival framing, and natural history books. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-5:30 pm. 177 King St. 853-1100.
BERNIE HORTON ORIGINALS GALLERY Presenting Nature’s Color, featuring marshscapes and the people of the Lowcountry harvesting the marsh’s bounty, as well as the works of Mark Horton. 111 Church St. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sun., 12:30-5 pm. 958-0014.
BIRDS-I-VIEW GALLERY Featuring original paintings and prints of bird life by Anne Worsham Richardson. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 119-A Church St. 723-1276.
BRIZZARD STUDIO Featuring original oil paintings by Robin Blizzard, including still lifes, landscapes, and portraits. By appointment only. 1 King St., Suite 404. 577-0964.
CAROLINA PRINTS Works by 19th and 20th century Southern artists and “The Art of Charleston Renaissance.” Ongoing. Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; Sat 10 am-5 pm. 188 King St. 723-2266.
CAROLINE BLAKE GALLERY Contemporary fine art gallery showing West Coast figurative art. Gallery hours Tues.-Sat. 11 am-5 pm. 12 State St. 722-9484.
CHARLESTON CRAFTS Charleston’s oldest craft cooperative showing SC artists’ works ranging from contemporary to traditional. A blend of emerging and seasoned artists are represented, providing unique handmade items. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-5:30 pm. 87 Hasell St. 723-2938.
CHARLESTON RENAISSANCE GALLERY Featuring an exhibition on Southern Impressionism. Recent works of Lowcountry artist West Fraser. Also featuring select works from the estate of Elizabeth O’Neill Verner. 103 Church St. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 723-0025.
CHARLYNN KNIGHT GALLERY “Stained Glass By Design” now featuring fire screens, sandblasting, and fused media by appt. only. Also works by Charlynn J.M. Knight and Trish McKinney. Ongoing. Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm. Saturdays during holidays. 829 Savannah Hwy. 556-7070.
CHILDREN’S ART GALLERY Creative Spark Center for the Arts’ new Children’s Art Gallery is open daily during center hours. Free. 757 Long Point Rd., Bldg. 2, Mount Pleasant. 881-3780. www.creativespark.org
THE CLOWNS BAZAAR Featuring Charleston Sunday artists. Providing vital, fair income to third world people by marketing their work and telling their stories. Open Daily: 11 am-5 pm. 56 Broad St. 723-9769.
COLEMAN FINE ART GALLERY Newest artist John P. Osborne specializes in atmospheric landscapes. “Southern Landscapes, Portraits and Still Life” featuring the works of Jan Pawlowski, Mary Whyte, Rick Patterson and Earl B. Louis. Ongoing-stained glass by Susan Suffel, hand-blown glass by Earl O. James, pottery by Lynn Taylor and Dale Roof, and children’s books by Mary Whyte. Tue-Sat 10 am-6 pm or by appt. 45 Hasell St. 853-7000.
COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART Inner Worlds: Works in Glass, a long-term exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary glass artists and the exploration of contained “inner worlds” made possible thru an introspective approach to their medium, thru Aug 2001. Tues-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. Wed, 10 am-9 pm. Sun, 1-5 pm. $4, $2 students/seniors. Columbia S.C. Corner of Main and Hampton Streets. (803) 799-2810. www.colmusart.org
COMPLEMENTS GALLERY Featuring local art, pottery and hand painted tiles. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 630 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. 881-4035.
COURTENAY STREET GALLERY Featuring the works of various contemporary artists. MUSC Harper Student Center. 45 Courtenay St. 792-3570.
COURTYARD GALLERY Featuring new watercolors by Amelia Whaley during the month of June. Gallery hours are 10 am-5 pm daily. 149 1/2 East Bay St. 723-9172.
E.S. LAWRENCE GALLERY New paintings by Jordi Prat Pons. Also featuring Zvonimir Mihanovic’s hyper realistic paintings, Walt Horton’s sculptures, Sandra Boschet’s impressionist paintings, and Shiu Tak Hak’s original Parisian street scenes. Also exhibiting work by local abstract painter A.J. Finley-McRee. Mon-Tues 10-8, Wed-Sat 10-10, Sun 12-6. 229 Meeting St. 853-4280.
EVA CARTER GALLERY Featuring the works of Eva Carter Grethen Lothrop, and William Halsey thru Summer. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 132 East Bay St. 722-0506.
FISH AND CUT BAIT GALLERY Brand new gallery featuring artists from South Carolina and beyond whose media including painting, sculpture, textile, and other art forms, blending art, fishing, and creative spirituality. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sundays 1-5 pm. 142 Jungle Road, Edisto Island. 869-2511.
FRAME DESIGN & GALLERY Featuring oil paintings by local artists Doug Carter, Doug Grier, Jack Brubaker, and Tiff Masser, large-format photography of Kevin Parent, watercolors and oils by Anne Sabri, the serigraphs of Hessam, and blown glass by Roddy Capers. Mon-Fri, 10-6 pm. Sat 11-5 pm. Northcutt Plaza, 856-1776.
GALLERIES OF THE SOUTHEAST Charleston’s largest selection of original oils, acrylics, watercolors, limited edition prints, abstracts, pen & ink drawings, sculpture, etc. 1663 Savannah Hwy, W. Ashley. 852-0686.
GALLERY 32 VENDUE Thirty local and regional artists display a variety of styles. 32 Vendue Range. Mon-Thur 10 am-6 pm. Fri & Sat 10 am-10 pm. Sun 12-6 pm. 577-4717.
GALLERY CHUMA Charleston’s largest African American gallery featuring artists Jonathan Green, Romare Bearden, and James Denmark. Mon-Sat, 10 am-6 pm. 43 John St. 722-7568.
GALLERY JOPARO Contemporary art gallery carrying unique works from Dean Vella, Leonard Wren, Sabzi, Matt Lively, Guy Buffet, Sylvain Copon, Antonio Dojer, and Emanuel Babak. Plus, bronze frogs in whimsical poses by sculptor Tim “Frogman” Cotterill. Ongoing. 401-B King St. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm. 577-4777. www.joparo.com
GALLERY TWO QUEEN Featuring the work of local artists Marty Whaley Adams and Paige Hathaway. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 2 Queen St. 853-8512.
GAYE SANDERS FISHER GALLERY Florals, marshscapes and scenes of Lowcountry life in watercolor and oil in a charming courtyard and 18th-century home. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5:30 pm, and Sun. 12:30-5 pm. Free. Call 124 Church St. 958-0010.
GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART Imaginary Landscapes, an exhibit of contemporary American abstract artist Frank Stella, the featured Spoleto Festival USA artist for the 2001 festival. On view thru June 24. Thru Aug 5: The Revival Period in American Miniature Portrait Painting. Thru Aug 12: Faces on Film. Thru Aug 26: Charleston Connections. Permanent exhibit of American paintings, drawings, sculptures and miniature rooms. Guided tours are provided every Tues and Sat at 2:30 pm. Free with admission. Adults-$7; Students & seniors-$6; Children/Teens-$3. 135 Meeting St. 722-2706.
THE GOODMAN ROTH GALLERY Recent works by Patricia Roth, specializing in portraiture. Mon-Sat, 11 am-7 pm. 1956 Maybank Hwy, 795-2002.
GORDON WHEELER GALLERY Original oil paintings, limited edition prints and golf art by local artist Gordon Wheeler. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm. Sun 11 am-5 pm. 182 E. Bay St. 722-2546.
HAMLET STUDIO AND ART GALLERY Featuring artwork of Alexandria Bennington, Audrey Dillard, Stephanie Shuler Hamlet, Vicki Gates, Mark Woodward, Kathy Spencer and many other artists. Wed-Fri, 10-5 and Sat 11-4. 68 Spring St. 723-9666.
JOHN CARROLL DOYLE ART GALLERY Original oil paintings and reproductions by John Carroll Doyle of subjects as diverse as blues musicians, sports fishing, Lowcountry scenes, exotic birds, nudes, and still life. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 54 Broad St. Originals gallery, 577-7344. Print gallery, 723-3269.
KAREN VOURNAKIS GALLERY Featuring mixed media and photo art by Karen Vournakis. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 11 am-5 pm. Closed Wed & Sun. 125 King St. 723-3921. www.karenvournakis.com
KNIGHT GALLERY Featuring the work of eight local artists. Watercolors, acrylics, oils, iron work, and pottery. Gallery hours: Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 57 Broad St. 763-0140.
LESE CORRIGAN STUDIO Landscape and architectural views in the medium of oils on canvas, photography, sculpture and portraits. Ongoing. Hours by appt. 86A Beaufain St. 577-7623.
LOWCOUNTRY ARTISTS LTD. The Lowcountry Shore, featuring oils and watercolors by Paul Ayres. Thru June 30. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 148 East Bay St. 577-9295.
MAGNOLIA PLANTATION GALLERY Featuring the area’s most extensive array of rare and limited edition prints by nature and wildlife artists such as Alexander Wilson, John James Audubon, and Edward von Siebold Dingle. Also showing a wide variety of prints of Charleston and the Lowcountry. Open daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm. Magnolia Plantation. 3550 Ashley River Rd. 571-1266 ext 24. www.magnoliaplantation.com
MARTIN GALLERY Featuring oils by Italian master Imero Gobbato, marble sculpture by Claire McArdle, bronzes by Leo Osborne, 18K jewelry by Michael Good, and new work by Lynn Travis and William Crosby. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5:30 pm. Sun, 11 am-5 pm. 57 Queen St. 723-7378.
MARGARET PETTERSON GALLERY Showing watercolors, oils and monotypes by Margaret Petterson and pottery by Jo Jeffers. Ongoing. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm.125 Church St. 722-8094.
McCALLUM-HALSEY STUDIO Featuring the works of Corrie McCallum and William Halsey. Hours by appt. only. 20 Fulton St. 723-5977.
MEMORY AND OBLIVION Visual interpretations of the African slave castles of the coasts, featuring the works of Marianetta Porter. Thru September 15. Avery Research Center, 125 Bull St. 953-7609.
MICKEY WILLIAMS STUDIO GALLERY Landscape oils by Mickey Williams. Hours by appointment. 54 Broad St. Second floor (above John Carroll Doyle Gallery). 534-0040. www.mickeywilliams.com
NINA LIU & FRIENDS New exhibit of obvious exhibitionism by Jocelyn Chateauvert and David Ross. A variety of unusual work by national, regional, and local artists is always on display. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm. 24 State St. 722-2724.
NORTH CHARLESTON CULTURAL ARTS Works by Lowcountry artists — pastels and watercolors by Teri Gainey-Bastian, paintings by Charles Desaussure, acrylics by Gina Messervy, watercolor and oils by Karen Temple, and oils by Gary Gowens. Thru the summer. Mon-Sat, 9 am-5 pm. Sun, 1-5 pm. North Charleston Performing Arts Center and Convention Complex. 745-1087.
ONE OF A KIND GALLERY Showing the work of dollmaker Marina Cantlon. Plus art glass, hand painted ceramics, fountains, kaleidoscopes, fine art, jewelry, and collectibles. Mt. Pleasant Towne Centre. 971-1774.
PATRICIA MADISON LUSK GALLERY Features original oils, acrylics, and watercolors that capture the light and color of the Sea Islands by Patricia Madison Lusk. Tues.-Sat 11-5 or by appointment. 40 Broad St. 723-9832.
THE PINK HOUSE GALLERY Landscapes, wildlife, Charleston scenes and florals featuring Alice Stewart Grimsley, Bruce W. Krucke and Alexandria H. Bennington. Exclusive venue for traditional plantation artwork by Ravenel Gaillard. Ongoing. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 17 Chalmers St. 723-3608.
PRINT STUDIO SOUTH New works by Mark Abrahamson, Glenn Strickland, and Tommy Taylor. Thru July 15. Tues-Fri, 10-2, Sat 12-4 pm. Free. 77 Wentworth St. 722-0697.
RAYMOND CLARK GALLERY Featuring the work of over 100 regional and national artists working every medium. Mon- Sat, 10 am-6 pm. Sun, 11-5 pm. 429 King St. 723-7555.
REFLECTIONS SOUTH Original paintings and prints of Charleston and the Lowcountry, featuring the works of Virginia Fouche Bolton. Ongoing. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 125 Meeting St. 577-9351.
SAUL ALEXANDER GALLERY One of These Things Is Not Like the Other recent works by Lucia Johnson. Thru June 30 Located within the Charleston County Main Library. 68 Calhoun St. 805-6821.
SEA GULL ART GALLERY Portraits From Life, oil paintings by new member Cecile Langham Cothran. Thru June 30. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 224 Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant. 884-7888.
SILVER PUFFIN Featuring an exhibit of stone sculptures from internationally known Zimbabwe artists Peter Gray, Dominic Benhura, Coleen Madamombe, and many more. 10 am-6 pm daily. 278 King St. 723-7900.
SMITH-KILLIAN FINE ART Subtleties of Light featuring works by Shannon Smith. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 9 Queen St. www.smithkillian.com 853-0708.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE MUSEUM Triennial 2001 exhibits the work of contemporary South Carolinian artists — the 4th in a series of contemporary art shows. Twenty-three artists with one, Yvette Dede, from Charleston. Thru Aug. 19. The exhibit Big and Small: The Magic of Size on display thru June 2001. 301 Gervais St. Columbia (803) 898-4921.
SPENCER GALLERY Contemporary fine paintings and sculptures. New works currently on exhibit by Catherine Brandt-Spencer, Martha Sharp, and Jerry Spencer. The sculpture of Charlene Bregier. Now showing Floral Portraits by Jeannette Cooper Nicholson. Hours: Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. Coloring the Coast an exhibit of new paintings by Carol McGill. 55 Broad St. 722-6854.
STEVEN JORDAN GALLERY Featuring prints, limited editions and recent watercolor paintings by Steven Jordan. Ongoing. Mon-Sat, 10 am-6 pm. Sun, 12-5 pm. 463 W. Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 881-1644. www.stevenjordan.com
STUDIO Maris Designs demonstrates the art of hand-crafted glass beads. Also showing the photography of Ron Anton Rocz. Ongoing. 314 King St. 577-9236. www.studioliving.com
THE TERRY KATZ GALLERY Featuring vibrant impressionistic oil paintings by Terry Katz. Original paintings and limited edition lithographs available. Mon-Sat, 10 am-6 pm or by appt. 65 Broad St. 534-2020.
THOMAS KINKADE GALLERY One of the largest galleries in the U.S. exclusively representing the artwork of nationally acclaimed artist, Thomas Kinkade. The newest of the Kinkade galleries is now open in Mt. Pleasant’s Towne Centre. 849-6005. Also at 108 N. Market St. (722-6911) and Citadel Mall (766-4488). www.tkinkade.com
TIDWELL GALLERY Matt Bratt and Irene Bratt, watercolor, mixed media, and clay. Gallery Hours 9:30-6 pm. 1-5 Sunday. 325 King St. 723-3167.
TIEMAKER’S GALLERY Presenting new works with an entertaining flare for Spoleto, featuring works by Matt Overend, Dorothy Doubleday, David Edwards, and Emily Jenkins, complemented by musical entertainment and outdoor activities. Thru June 30. Also Paint for Paint’s Sake, oil paintings by Matt Overend and Emily Jenkins. Thru June 20. Open Wed-Fri, 12-6 pm and Sat 12-4. 83 Spring St. 577-0803 or www.tiemakersgallery.com
TIPPY STERN FINE ART GALLERY Paintings, new and recent works by Richard Hagerty, Don Nice, and Arn Strasser. Also featuring ongoing exhibitions by gallery artists David Douglas, Phil Garrett, Richard Hagerty, Juan Logan, Susan Page, Brian Rutenburg, and Allen Wendt. Thru July 26. Opening Gallery hours Mon-Sat, 11 am-8 pm. Sun 1-6 pm. 154 Market St. 534-0028.
THE TOLL BOOTH GALLERY Original paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography, and much more. Tues-Sat, 10 am-6 pm. 2013 Folly Road. 762-4170.
UNITY GALLERY Showing the works of Charlotte Lominick, Beth McLean, W. Bill Thompson, and Tammy Papa. Ongoing. Mon-Thur, 10 am-5 pm. Fri-Sat, 10 am- 9 pm. 149 East Bay St. 853-7263.
UPSTAIRS GALLERY Featuring watercolors by Stanley Wayman and graphics by Teresa Wooten. Mon-Fri, 10 am-6 pm. Sat, 12-4 pm. 217 Lucas St. 884-8585.
THE VERNER GALLERY Visual Works, featuring work by Karel Mikolas, Manning Williams, Mary Walker, Lonnie Stewart, Lese Corrigan, Daphne vom Baur, and Elizabeth O’Neill Verner. Thru June 30. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 38 Tradd St. 722-4246. www.vernergallery.com
WATERFRONT GALLERY A cooperative featuring over 19 artists. New gallery space at 215 E. Bay St. Mon-Thurs, 11 am-5 pm. Fri-Sat, 11 am-10 pm. Sun, 12-5 pm. 722-1155. www.waterfrontartgallery.com
THE WELLS GALLERY Regularly featuring the works by gallery artists Karen Larson Turner, David Ballew, Joseph Cave, David Goldhagen, Gary Gowans, Peggy Howe, Sally Hughes Smith, John Hulsey, William Jameson, Karen Larson Turner, Susan Mayfield West, Jeff Sojka, Rhett Thurman and Mickey Williams. Mon-Sat, 10 am-5 pm. 103 Broad St. 853-3233. www.wellsgallery.com
WYNNE HATFIELD GALLERY Ongoing display of works by Stew Birbrower, Alyse Lucas Corcoran, Greg Cartmell, Shelia McCoy Hamilton, Frederick Hart, Aldo Luongo, Gabor Koranyi, Susan Romaine, Robin Smith, and Stephen Scott Young. Mon-Sat 11 am-5 pm. Sun and Wed by chance. 38 Queen St. 577-7710.


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