The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department will host its annual Spring Art and Fine Craft CoOp Gallery and Sale at the Meeting Place each Friday and Saturday from April 6 through May 26.
The annual pop-up gallery and temporary artist cooperative is dedicated to presenting works by many Lowcountry artists of varied backgrounds in a diverse array of media and styles, from representational to contemporary, in both two and three dimensions. All pieces on display will be available for sale. Artwork ranges from original oils, watercolors, and mixed media, to photography, fused glass, prints, note cards, and more. Participating artist include Dorothy Allston Rogers, Sherri Bardsley, James Black, Jack Devlin, Kate Fortney, Jeffrey Hair, Michael Kaynard, Muriel Lanciault, Keller Lee, Karol-Ann Skelly, Francina Smalls-Joyner, Denise Spates, and Vordai.
The artists will host a free public reception on Wednesday, May 9, from 5:00-8:00pm during the annual Art Walk in the Olde Village area of North Charleston. Both the Art Walk and the Art and Fine Craft CoOp are components of the 2012 North Charleston Arts Festival, held May 4-12.
The Meeting Placeis located at 1077 East Montague Avenuein the revitalized OldeVillagearea of North Charleston. Parking is free. CoOp gallery hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00am-7:00pm. Inquiries about this exhibition and other exhibition opportunities may be directed to the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department at (843) 740-5854. For information on exhibits, programs, and events like the North Charleston Arts Festival, visit the Cultural Arts section of the City’s website at www.northcharleston.org.