The final official events of the S.C. Arts Commission’s 50th anniversary celebration are underway in Columbia and Spartanburg as three exhibitions that are part of “SC.Fellows Part 2” run concurrently.
Works by a host of visual arts fellows past and present are up for public display in a retrospective exhibition of SCAC Visual Arts and Craft Fellows covering 1976 to the present day.
The 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 Whaley St.) has the biggest collection, displaying works by James Arendt, Alice Ballard, Patti Brady, Jonathan Brilliant, Zoey Brookshire, Jeri Burdick, Jarod Charzewski, Jocelyn Chateauvert, Rebecca Des Marais, Linda Fantuzzo, Mark Flowers, Jack Steve Gerstner, J. Scott Goldsmith, Kristi Higby, Elizabeth Keller, Mike Lavine, Larry Lebby, Elizabeth Melton, Philip Mullen, Jane Allen Nodine, Jorge Otero, Herb Parker, Clifton Peacock, Michael Phillips, David Ross Puls, Michael Tice, and Susan B. Wooten. 701 CCA is open Wednesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
“Laced Landscape” (detail) Kim Keats
The Henry Ponder Gallery at Benedict College (1600 Harden St.) opens with a reception tonight and will display works by Alice Boyle, M. Tallon Chalmers, Dennis Croteau, Heidi Darr Hope, Karen E. Davies, Mary Edna Fraser, Eugene Horne, Damond Howard, Judy V. Jones, Kim Keats, Peter Lenzo, Robert Lyon, Leo Manske, Paula Smith, Megan Wolfe, and Howard Woody. The Ponder Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Both exhibitions run through June 24.
Artist Jonathan Brilliant is the sole fellow in focus at Spartanburg Art Museum (200 E. St. John St.) beginning today and running through Aug. 5. SAM is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.