Vernon Grant’s “Oh What Fun…” Exhibit
Illustrator Vernon Grant is known for his ability to imagine and to create colorful and unique works of art. Armed with a paint brush in hand and an idea in mind, Grant quickly brought playful thoughts to life as illustrations. His gift of storytelling through art captured the attention of advertisers, companies and publishers. Grant’s illustrations appeared in print on the covers of national magazines, advertising products, greeting cards and children’s books from the 1920s through the 1970s. The Arts Council of York County & the Catawba River Art Guild have coordinated “Oh What Fun…,” an exhibit of Grant’s work, on view November 20-December 27 in the Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Gallery of the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill. Sponsored by the Yorkville Artists Guild. The gallery is open Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; and the 2nd & 4th weekends each month (Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM and Sunday: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM).
Photo Credit: Santa’s Ticklish Situation (1967) by Vernon Grant. Used with permission.