Saturday, August 30, 2008

unearthed at Saluda Shoals in October

Discover Saluda Shoals Park

Be inspired by nature's bounty at the shores of the Saluda River in Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia SC. Featured artists include award winning artists: Barbie Mathis best known for her beautifully detailed rose renderings in watercolor and Alicia Leeke: best known for her lovely impressionistic street scenes with her unusual perspective; taking the audience to Paris. She also creates beautiful hand painted batiks used in her scarves and ties in silk and they must be seen and felt to appreciate how wonderful they are. Alicia was one of the founding members and former president of The Artists Round Table in Columbia, SC.

Also painting will be Michelle McNinch. She has been an art teacher in the Adult Division of Midlands Technical College and has taught many local artist to paint. In addition, Michelle also teaches teenagers the fine arts on a full time basis in the greater Chapin area. Michelle was one of the founding members of the Crooked Creek Art league and one of its first presidents. A gifted artist with many top awards for her paintings; she works in oils and water media and always in a very photo-realistic way.

Artsails1 will post more info about the event and the artists that will be doing demos that day in future editions of this stay tuned.

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