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Monday, 10 April 2017 15:48

Visual Art Demos at the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition

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Nestled within the perimeter landscaping and scattered among the native trees, shrubs and flowers of Marion Square, you'll find the artists and their tents -- if there's a pop-up shower, simply run for the closest tent -- you're sure to be welcomed! Rain or shine, you'll find the fun, creativity and camaraderie of this 16-day art show entertaining and engaging. Over 80 local artists will not only be selling various pieces, they will also be doing demonstrations every day after the first weekend.

Here’s a schedule of when the demonstrations will be taking place:

Sunday, May 28 
THE GREAT PAINT OUT - Spontaneous Demonstrations Occurring Throughout Show!

Monday, May 29 - Memorial Day
11:00 a.m. – Lu Bentley – “Shape Making” in Acrylics
2:30 p.m. – Amelia Rose Smith – “Red, White & Blue” in Oil

Tuesday, May 30
11:00 a.m. – Ron Rocz - “Capturing African American Dance & History in Charleston” - Photography
2:30 p.m. - Nancy Rushing – “Capturing the Lowcountry” in Pastel

Wednesday, May 31
11:00 a.m. – Dianne Munkittrick - "Underpainting Magic in Oil"
2:30 p.m. - Stephanie Hamlet & Kellie Jacobs (Mother/Daughter Duo) - “One View, Two Paintings”

Thursday, June 1
11:00 a.m. – Colleen Wiessmann - “Contemporary Abstract Painting” in Mixed Media 
2:30 p.m. - Scott Penegar - “Charleston Architecture” in Acrylic

Friday, June 2
11:00 a.m. – Carla Johannesmeyer - “Painting Boldly from Life!”
2:30 p.m. – Kevin LePrince - "Oil painting - 100 degrees"

Saturday, June 3
11:00 a.m. – Laurie Meyer – “Figure in the Landscape” in Oil
2:30 p.m. - Kathy Clark - “Palette Knife Painting” in Oil 

Sunday, June 4
THE GREAT PAINT OUT - Spontaneous Demonstrations Occurring Throughout Show!

Monday, June 5
11:00 a.m. – Joyce Harvey – “Charleston Sails” in Palette Knife Oils
2:30 p.m. -  Diane Dean – “Floral Painting with Acrylics” 

Tuesday, June 6
11:00 a.m. – Sandra Roper – “The Joy of Watercolor”
2:30 p.m. - Victoria Platt Ellis - “All Around the Town II” in Mixed Media

Wednesday, June 7
11:00 a.m. –Sheryl Stalnaker - “Palette Knife Water & Sky” in Oil
2:30 p.m. -   Monnie Johnson - “From an Impressionist’s Perspective" in Oil

Thursday, June 8
11:00 a.m. – James Pratt - “Monsieur James” in Oil with Palette Knife
2:30 p.m. - Ryoko Miller - "Mandala Art, Light in You" in Mixed Media

Friday, June 9
11:00 a.m. - Lisa Willits - "Painting Skies and Clouds in Oil"

Whether you're a long-time art lover or if you’re just getting started, you won't want to miss this exhibition.

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