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SC.FELLOWS Part II lunchtime talk series to debut at Benedict College
The S.C. Arts Commission and the Ponder Gallery at Benedict College will host a series of lunch time talks on SC.FELLOWS Part II at the Ponder Gallery.
SC.FELLOWS Part II is the second installment of a two-part exhibition featuring the work of 78 artists who received S.C. Arts Commission Visual Arts & Craft Fellowships since the inception of the program in 1976.
Featured during the talks are three artists who received fellowships. The artists will provide insight about their work during their fellowships, how their work has evolved, and share how their fellowships impacted their careers.
The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please call 803.734.8696 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Lunchtime Talks Schedule
12:30 -1:30 p.m.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.
Thursday, June 14
Paula Smith, 2004 Fellow
Nick Boismenu, visual arts assistant, S.C. Arts Commission and facilitator
Wednesday, June 20
Heidi Darr-Hope, 1982 Fellow
Wendell Brown, director of the Ponder Gallery and facilitator
Tuesday, June 26
Bob Lyon, 2014 Fellow
Harriett Green, visual arts director, S.C. Arts Commission and facilitator
Henry Ponder Gallery at Benedict College
1600 Harden St.
Columbia, SC 29204
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Parking available in the campus garage
The fellowship awards are made through a highly competitive, anonymous process and are based on artistic merit only. Throughout its history, recipients of the visual arts and craft awards have been selected by a panel of out-of-state jurors including: art curators, art critics, artists, arts educators, and arts administrators with expertise in contemporary art.
SC.FELLOWS Part II is a joint project of the Ponder Gallery, 701 Center for Contemporary Art and the South Carolina Arts Commission. For hours and more information about Part II at 701 CCA, please visit www.701cca.org.