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SURROUNDED BY WATER – Opening Reception: Friday, November 1, 2013 5:30-8:30PM

Surrounded by Water by Betty Anglin Smith

Surrounded by Water by Betty Anglin Smith
48×36 o/c

S U R R O U N D E D   B Y   W A T E R  is an exciting new show that opens November 1 and runs through November 15, 2013.

A bit about the show…

Here in the lowcountry everywhere you look there is water or signs there of. Water is just one of the significant elements that lure people here to visit and sometimes stay. This collection of works is inspired by the bodies of water that surround us and will include works by Darrell Davis, Colin Page, Shannon Smith Hughes, Betty Anglin Smith, Jennifer Smith Rogers, Susan Mayfield and Tripp Smith.

Here is just a sampling of what you’re in for…

Sol Legre Flats II by Tripp Smith 16x36

Sol Legre Flats II by Tripp Smith
16×36

High Battery by Jennifer Smith Rogers

High Battery by Jennifer Smith Rogers
24×48 o/l

"Surf and Sky" by Shannon Smith Hughes 48x60 o/l

“Surf and Sky” by Shannon Smith Hughes
48×60 o/l

SC Family Thing by Colin Page 16x20 o/l

SC Family Thing by Colin Page
16×20 o/l

SusanMayfield for asfa

Dream, Edisto by Susan Mayfield
12×10 framed, 6×4 unframed

Liquid Flight II Maquette bronze 17 h X 0 w

Liquid Flight II Maquette
bronze
17 h X 0 w

This is an action packed weekend in Charleston, SC. Charleston Fine Art Dealers Associations (CFADA) brings a lot of excitement to this city. Saturday you will see artists painting in Washington Park, this is an annual event called the CHARLESTON FINE ART ANNUAL.

Shannon painting in the park 2011

Shannon painting in the park 2011

This year, from Anglin Smith Fine Art,  Shannon Smith Hughes and Susan Mayfield will be painting in the park. Their paintings will be in the silent bid auction along with a painting by Betty Anglin Smith and Jennifer Smith Rogers. Auction paintings will be in our gallery with bids open until December 15, 2013. Each participating gallery will do the same. This is a great event not to be missed… So if you see a painting you like… place a sealed bid! The proceeds from the auctioned paintings will be donated to our County’s high schools for art supplies. Did you know that CFADA has raised over $275,000. for area high school art programs over the last 10 years? Thank you to those of you who purchase these paintings as well as the artists who donate them! Here are some details from Artmag.com

Through the support of many patrons over the years, there will hot coffee and bites available at no charge for the visitors and collectors who come to encourage and peruse the works as they are being created. The paintings made in the park by the gallery artists will be auctioned by silent auction in the individual galleries over a month’s time.  They will also be viewable online a few days after the event.  Bids may be made during the Painting in the Park. This year, visiting artists are included from past CFADA member galleries such as Horton Hayes and The Wells. Artists who will be in the park are Charles Williams, Chris Groves, Craig Nelson, Francis Sills, Joe Garcia, Karen Weihs, Lese Corrigan,  Mark Horton, Mary Beacon, Mary Erickson, Rhett Thurman, Shannon Smith Hughes, Simon Kenevan, Susan Mayfield, Trey Finney, West Fraser.

Here is some information from the CFADA website (in addition to the art walk Friday evening):

Saturday, November 2, 9 a.m. – Noon
Plein Air demonstrations in Washington Park where you may watch the artists work. Painting in the Park is open to the public and will feature regionally and nationally known artists from participating CFADA galleries. In conjunction with the Painting in the Park, visitors will also meet the city’s next generation of artists and view a select group of paintings, created by some of the city’s most talented students. At 11 a.m., the association will host its Annual High School Art Competition, recognizing the top three students who have excelled in the visual arts. Bids can be placed at the respective galleries for the paintings created in the park raising funds for art supplies for the participating high school art departments.  The works will be viewable online early week following the event and in the galleries representing the artists.

Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Art on Paper Fair
Curatorial tours and demonstrations (free!)
Gibbes Museum of Art (free admission)

Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Art on Paper Fair
Gibbes Museum of Art (free admisison)
Curatorial tours and demonstrations (free!)

If you’re  in Charleston, SC stop by Anglin Smith Fine Art, or visit our website!  We look forward to hearing from you!

Be sure to like us on Facebook – ‘Anglin Smith Fine Art’ to keep up to date on the latest from the gallery!

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