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Jasper Magazine turns 10

Time for a party!

After two previous attempts to celebrate that were rescheduled due to pandemic safety concerns, the Jasper Project is finally celebrating the 10th birthday of Jasper Magazine on Thursday, April 14 in the newly restored area over 701 Whaley’s 100+ year old swimming pool.

[caption id="attachment_381" align="alignright" width="280"]Jasper Magazine May June 2012 The May/June 2012 issue of Jasper Magazine - the Word on Columbia Arts.[/caption] The party begins at 6 p.m. with a VIP champagne reception then opens to the public at 7 p.m. for a night of music, art, food, and fun. A limited number of tickets are available at www.JasperProject.org. Performances are scheduled for Post Timey String Band, Adam Corbett, Columbia Repertory Dance Company, Live Art from Michael Krajewski, and Lucas Sams, and DJs Preach Jacobs and Dick not Richard. More than 20 artists will be exhibiting and selling their work in a gallery show curated by Laura Garner Hine. Artists include:
  • Thomas Crouch,
  • Cait Maloney,
  • Dawn Hunter,
  • Candace Thibeault,
  • Michael Krajewski,
  • Lucas Sams,
  • Pam Bowers,
  • Lori Isom,
  • Eileen Blythe,
  • B.A. Hohman,
  • Bohumila Augustinova,
  • Rachel Church,
  • Gina Langston Brewer,
  • Lindsay Radford,
  • Jennifer Hill,
  • Laura Garner Hine,
  • Adam Corbett,
  • Mike Dwyer,
  • Jeff Donovan
  • and more.
All attendees will be entered into an all-night raffle with prizes including art, books, music lessons, and more. Chef Joe Turkaly will be cooking -- And there will be cake!
Jasper Magazine published its first issue in September 2011 and soon began to offer ancillary arts events including Fall Lines literary journal, 2nd Act Film Project, and several one-off arts and culture commemorations including Marked by the Water, Art from the Ashes, Syzygy, and the Supper Table, the organization’s most ambitious project to date. Filing for 501(c)3 status, the organization became a non-profit entity in 2016 and has since grown to publish several multi-disciplinary arts books and establish a number of successful collateral projects such as Tiny Gallery, Jasper Writes, the Play Right Series, Jasper Artists of the Year, and more.

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Call for entries to Verner art auction and sale

Deadline: March 15

The South Carolina Arts Foundation seeks South Carolina artists to participate in the 2013 Art Auction & Sale. The auction and sale will be held in conjunction with the annual Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards for the Arts. The 2013 Art Auction & Sale is the centerpiece of the South Carolina Arts Gala, an evening celebration of the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards for the Arts, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The gala will be held in the Grand Hall at 701 Whaley in the historic Olympia Mills neighborhood. The project was originally conceived as a sales opportunity for artists and as an opportunity to build and promote arts patronage. Artists included in the 2013 Art Auction & Sale will be selected by a panel composed of members of the South Carolina Arts Foundation and arts professionals. [caption id="attachment_4137" align="aligncenter" width="600"]A guest looks at artwork in the 2012 Verner Art Sale and Auction event A guest looks at artwork in the 2012 Verner Art Sale and Auction event[/caption] Works included in the auction and sale must be original and of high artistic quality; have a broad appeal; be representative of the artist's style and framed with appropriate hanging devices. In general, 2-D work should be in the size range of 24" height and 36" width (inclusive of frame) to conform to the size of the freestanding wall system and 3-D work should be freestanding or should be able to fit on a pedestal that is 24" x 24." The parameters for dimensions are provided as a guide and should not be interpreted as absolute dimensions. There are some exceptions for accommodation of larger work. In the silent auction, the price provided by the artist will be listed as the minimum bid. If sold, the minimum bid will be split 75/25 (artist/SCAF). The purchase amount over and above the minimum bid will go to the South Carolina Arts Foundation. In the art sale, the price provided by the artist will be the published price. If sold, the price will be split 75/25 (artist/SCAF). Artists are requested to provide high-quality digital images of the work(s) selected to be included in print and online promotional materials. To be considered for the auction and sale, please submit the following materials by March 15 to: 2013 Art Auction & Sale, South Carolina Arts Foundation, 1026 Sumter Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC, 29201:
  • DVD or CD-ROM containing up to ten images in a jpeg format with a maximum resolution at or less than 1024 x 768 pixels of available works.
  • Checklist including title (to correspond with file title on submitted DVD or CD-ROM), date, medium, size (h x w x d), price;
  • Resume or bio;
  • Artist statement (not to exceed 250 words);
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials.
If you have any questions, please contact Harriett Green, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1026 Sumter Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201; fax: 803.734.8526; phone 803/734-8762 or e-mail hgreen@arts.sc.gov. Download the Call to Artists as a PDF