Laurel Posey

Call to Artists: The Object Seen – Contemporary Still Life Juried Exhibition

The Object Seen – Contemporary Still Life is a celebration of one of art history’s oldest traditions: the study and practice of the still life as subject matter. This exhibition honors both traditional realism as well as more experimental contemporary techniques and welcomes a variety of media. Awards: 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $250, 3rd Place $100. Non-refundable entry fee: $25 for 1 to 3 art works; $35 for 4 to 6 art works. Visit the Art Center of the Bluegrass website for more information, to download the full prospectus, and to enter your work.

Laurel Posey

Call for Artists – WOVEN: Celebrating Juneteenth, Honoring Traditions

Call for Artists for Juneteenth Juried Exhibition. The Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, in partnership with the Chapman Cultural Center, will highlight works of creatives to celebrate and commemorate the visual storytelling and traditions in conversation with the African Diaspora. Accepted works will be exhibited in conjunction with the Guild’s Summer Solstice Art Market and Juneteenth Festival, taking place on June 19, 2021. This exhibition will be held in the first-floor gallery space at the Chapman Cultural Center, which receives high foot traffic and is open to the public Mon-Sat. The WOVEN event will also feature storytellers, dancers, musicians, and activities for all ages.

Laurel Posey

After School Art (November/December)

Children ages 5-11 can participate in a mixed media class that involves several forms of art, including drawing skills, working with clay, color theory, and visualization of transferring images on paper to clay work. This class will meet for 6 weeks, Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Maximum enrollment: 6. Registration fee of $90 covers instruction and operational costs. For more information, contact Bohumila Augustinova. This class will be offered May 13-June 17, July 8-August 12, September 9-October 14, and November 11-December 23.

Laurel Posey

After School Art (September/October)

Children ages 5-11 can participate in a mixed media class that involves several forms of art, including drawing skills, working with clay, color theory, and visualization of transferring images on paper to clay work. This class will meet for 6 weeks, Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Maximum enrollment: 6. Registration fee of $90 covers instruction and operational costs. For more information, contact Bohumila Augustinova. This class will be offered May 13-June 17, July 8-August 12, September 9-October 14, and November 11-December 23.

Laurel Posey

After School Art (July/August)

Children ages 5-11 can participate in a mixed media class that involves several forms of art, including drawing skills, working with clay, color theory, and visualization of transferring images on paper to clay work. This class will meet for 6 weeks, Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Maximum enrollment: 6. Registration fee of $90 covers instruction and operational costs. For more information, contact Bohumila Augustinova. This class will be offered May 13-June 17, July 8-August 12, September 9-October 14, and November 11-December 23.

Laurel Posey

After School Art (May/June)

Children ages 5-11 can participate in a mixed media class that involves several forms of art, including drawing skills, working with clay, color theory, and visualization of transferring images on paper to clay work. This class will meet for 6 weeks, Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Maximum enrollment: 6. Registration fee of $90 covers instruction and operational costs. For more information, contact Bohumila Augustinova. This class will be offered May 13-June 17, July 8-August 12, September 9-October 14, and November 11-December 23.

Laurel Posey

Sculpture During the Day (September/October)

This six-week class covers the basic building of sculpture pieces, including adding details and working with busts. Students must have completed a basic pottery course or have prior experience. Maximum number of students: 6. Class meets Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street. Email for additional information. This class will also be offered May 13-June 17.

Laurel Posey

Sculpture During the Day (May/June)

This six-week class covers the basic building of sculpture pieces, including adding details and working with busts. Students must have completed a basic pottery course or have prior experience. Maximum number of students: 6. Class meets Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street. Email for additional information. This class will also be offered September 2-October 7.

Laurel Posey

Youth Pottery Wheel Class: Throwing the Mud (November/December)

This six-week class is designed for youth ages 10-14 who want to learn to throw pottery on a wheel. Some of the skills taught will be centering clay, throwing shapes, trimming, and glazing. Registration fee of $90 covers instruction and operational costs. Maximum number of students: 6. Class meets Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street. Email for additional information. This class will be offered May 13-June 17, July 8-August 12, September 9-October 14, and November 4-December 16.

Laurel Posey

Youth Pottery Wheel Class: Throwing the Mud (September/October)

This six-week class is designed for youth ages 10-14 who want to learn to throw pottery on a wheel. Some of the skills taught will be centering clay, throwing shapes, trimming, and glazing. Registration fee of $90 covers instruction and operational costs. Maximum number of students: 6. Class meets Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street. Email for additional information. This class will be offered May 13-June 17, July 8-August 12, September 9-October 14, and November 4-December 16.