A Biblically themed watercolor and the work of artist Paul Turnbaugh By W. Thomas Smith Jr. I love art; always have. No, I’m not an artist in terms of design and visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpting) by any stretch, though as a kid I was told I had some sortContinue Reading

The Historic Melrose Art in the Yard (AITY) will welcome around eighty artists and artisans to show and sell their original work in the historic, downtown Columbia neighborhood. The event will be held November 20 from noon to 4 pm with art, food and live entertainment. AITY held the firstContinue Reading

Artist Lindsay Radford Wiggins’ show, Stardust, will be featured at the hallway gallery at 701 Whaley Street in Columbia July 10 – August 27. The public is invited to view the artwork and meet the artist, as well as buy original works and prints during a reception on July 10Continue Reading

Lexington and Richland County have joined efforts and are now hosting the annual Ag + Art Tour together June 11 – 12. The Ag + Art tour is part of a larger effort by Clemson University Extension.The Lexington County tour will feature six sites and Richland County has 11 sitesContinue Reading

This First Friday, September 3rd, the Rob Shaw Gallery and Framing is hosting an opening reception of new works by Kim Oakley Case and Will South. Kim Oakley Case is a visual artist focusing on fine art portrait photography. Hallmarks of her work are richness and whimsy. Incorporating sometimes fantasticalContinue Reading

A review of artist Dawn Buskard Faber’s “Love Lifted Me” By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Art is a journey. Sounds vague, even cliché. But it’s true. And like music and poetry, visual physical hand-formed works of art are also subjective in terms of their sensory appeal. Though the clearly masterfulContinue Reading