Category Archives: The Other South

Two Openings, Charleston

Here are a few pictures of the other two exhibits I participated in this fall. This is it for me for a while. My plan this year is to become more involved in community arts, and perhaps something in art … Continue reading

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New exhibits and a little political play

Here’s the scoop on some upcoming exhibits I’m participating in that I hope will interest you: On and Off the Page The City Gallery in Charleston is hosting an exhibit of book arts with work by more than 40 artists … Continue reading

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The Story of Two Storytellers

The framing device for my next art project is a trip taken by two travelers, one a storyteller by nature, who is not normally a person of action, and one a person of action, who learns how to tell stories. … Continue reading

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Dark Edges

Here’s the first in a new series of paper cuts inspired by the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe : “The Gold Bug” narrates in black tyvek, acrylic ink, and metallic spray paint, the story of a beach-combing member of the … Continue reading

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Tiny Art from the Lowcountry

It’s a steamy summer here in the Charleston area, and my latest art-o-mat project fits it just about right: alligators, swamps, and the devil. (For more on art-o-mat, please read “Kerplunk!” June 1, 2014) The short story is about a … Continue reading

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Art Outdoors

These are some photos I took one night at “The Deck” (behind The Pour House), my favorite place in Charleston to go listen to local music and have a brew.  This was where I discovered that PBR has a competition … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Dressmaker Comes to Visit

I mentioned in an earlier post that a dressmaker’s deal with the Devil is part of my next project. The dressmaker’s taking shape; here are a few images: My papier mache versions of the head and scissors are coming along. … Continue reading

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In the Park with Flannery and the Gorillas

  On March 31st I drove to Savannah to take part in the 3rd Annual Flannery O’Connor Homemade Parade and Block Party. Flannery O’Connor is a beloved 20th century author known for her absurdist plot twists, wacky characters, and pithy comments … Continue reading

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Southern Discomfort

For the second year in a row, the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home in Savannah Georgia hosted an art exhibit and auction to raise money for maintenance and operation.  This year’s show, “Southern Discomfort 2” was held on January 31, and … Continue reading

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Southern Gothic in Color

This fall, two local venues in Charleston SC are hosting my collection of collages inspired by the fiction of Flannery O’Connor.  Half of the collages are on exhibit at the offices of Coastal Community Foundation, a public grant-making foundation dedicated … Continue reading

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