Sculpture in the South by ghkgkyyt

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									                                                                             MARTIN GALLERY                               tational art. The gallery has an
                                                                             Martin Gallery is in the Grand Sa-           impressive roster of noted artists,
                                                                             lon of the historic People's Build-          such as painters Walt Gonske,
                                                                             ing, which is situated along the             Yingzhao Lui, William Kalwick,
                                                                             Gallery Row art district on Broad            Dan Gerhartz, Nancy Bush, and
                                                                             Street. The gallery represents more          William Berra as well as sculptors
                                                                             than 30 national and international           Glenna Goodacre, Gerald Balciar,
                                           Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art   artists (843.723.7378,www.martin             and Tim Cherry (843.722.2172,
                                                                             gallerycharleston.com) .                     www.thesylvangallery.com).
CHARLESTON                          known artists, including
RENAISSANCE GALLERY                 Southern impressionist painter           ROBERT LANGE STUDIOS                         WELLS GALLERY
Housed in a gracious 19th-          West Fraser, maritime artist             Recently relocated to 2 Queen                Only steps from Queen Street and
century building in the heart of    Donald Demers, and acclaimed             Street, Robert Lange Studios                 the Gibbes Museum of Art, Wells
the historic district, Charleston   wildlife sculptor Kent Ullberg.          represents painters and photog-              Gallery represents an eclectic
Renaissance Gallery is one of the   In September of this year, Helena        raphers who exemplify the best               group of both emerging and es-
nation's foremost dealers in fine   Fox Fine Art opened a sister             in contemporary realism and                  tablished contemporary American
art of the American South. Other    gallery, Palmetto Bluff Gallery,         abstraction. Artists currently rep-          artists. The gallery showcases a
areas of specialization include     in Bluffton, SC (843.723.0073,           resented by the gallery include              varied selection of paintings, jew-
the art of Charleston Renaissance   www.helenafoxfineart.com).               Joshua Flint, John Duckworth,                elry, and hand-blown glass by art-
painters, including works from                                               Sean Clancy, Megan Aline, and                ists such as Kevin LePrince, Earl B.
the estate of Elizabeth O'Neill     HORTON HAYES FINE ART                    Robert Lange (843.805.8052,                  Lewis, Rick McClure, George Pate,
Verner (843.723.0025, www.          At the corner of State and Queen         www.robertlangestudios.com).                 Sue Stewart, Karen Larson Turner,
                                    Streets in downtown Charleston,                                                       and Kim Weiland. Wells Gallery
fineartsouth.com).
                                    Horton Hayes Fine Art features           SMITH KILLIAN FINE ART                       also has a second location at The
CORRIGAN GALLERY                    original works by locally and            Charleston's gallery for contem-             Sanctuary, a luxury hotel on near-
Near the corner of Meeting and      nationally recognized artists.           porary realism, Smith Killian                by Kiawah Island (843.853.3233,
Queen streets in the historic       While much of the artwork                Fine Art features works by                   www.wellsgallery.com).
French Quarter, Corrigan Gallery    focuses on Lowcountry themes,            Lowcountry colorist Betty Anglin
opened its doors in September       there is also a wide range of sub-       Smith and her triplets: daugh-
2005. The gallery carries both      ject matter, from European scenes        ters Jennifer Smith Rogers and
representational and abstract       to western landscapes and still          Shannon Smith and son Tripp
paintings and photography, with     lifes to interiors (843.958.0014,        Smith. The gallery also represents
a roster of artists that includes   www.hortonhayes.com).                    sculptors Darrell Davis and Andi
Manning Williams, John Hull,                                                 Mascarenas, oil painters Kim
Kevin Bruce Parent, Lynne Riding,   JOHN CARROLL DOYLE                       English and Susan Romaine, and
Richard Hartnett, Kristi Ryba,      ART GALLERY                              others (843.853.0708, www.smith
and Lese Corrigan (843.722.9868,    A native of Charleston, John Car-        killian.com).
www.corrigangallery.com).           roll Doyle finds his inspiration in
                                    both the city and the surrounding        THE SYLVAN GALLERY
ELLA WALTON                         Lowcountry. Stop by the gallery in       In the heart of the antique and art
RICHARDSON FINE ART                 the late afternoon and he is usually     district along King Street, The Syl-
Works by contemporary               there to chat (843.577.7344,www.         van Gallery focuses on traditional            Leaving Folly by Sue Stewart,
                                    johncdoyle.com).                         20th- and 21st-century represen-              wells Gallery
American, Russian, Asian, and
European artists are elegantly
displayed among the three floors
of the 1796building that houses        IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art.
The gallery showcases impres-
sionist and realist paintings
along with bronze sculptures        Sculpture in the South
and jewelry (843.722.3660,
www.ellarichardson.com).            With more than 700 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the small town of Summerville,
                                    South Carolina, is a lovely place to visit any time of the year, but especially in the spring when the town hosts
HELENA FOX FINE ART                 the Sculpture in the South show and sale. One weekend each May, Sculpture in the South takes over Azalea
Located in the French Quarter,      Park, a 12-acre oasis in the center of town with ponds, paths, fountains, and an idyllic sculpture garden. The
Helena Fox Fine Art specializes     juried show features 35 nationally and internationally known sculptors, all of whom are on site to chat with
in contemporary representational    visitors and demonstrate their techniques. High-quality art, a beautiful setting, and the intimate nature of the
art. Since opening its doors in
                                    show make it one of the most anticipated art events in the state. The 12th annual Sculpture in the South takes
2005, the gallery has garnered
a reputation for carrying both      place May 15-16,2010, so plan your visit now. Summerville is just 24 miles from Charleston. For more informa-
nationally and internationally      tion: 843.851.7800, www.sculptureinthesouth.com.



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