Archive for December, 2012


Holiday ArtWalk – Thursday December 20th!

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

artwalk-holiday2The Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is planning  a festive Holiday Edition for the final ArtWalk of the 2012 Season!

With great works of art and gift items galore this is the perfect way to finish your Holiday shopping while supporting locally-owned businesses and artists.

You can download you ArtWalk map here.

Highlights of this months ArtWalk include:

Art Emporium presents Kathy Boland’s “People and Parlors: An Afternoon at the Greenbrier”. Artist Talk 6pm: Kathy will discuss techniques and share stories of her experiences while at the Greenbrier

The Purple Moon will feature vintage holiday decor, mid-century furnishings and accessories, with art by Glen Brogan, Chuck Hamsher, Sharon Stackpole and Emelia Schroeder. With a plethora of vintage holiday gift ideas The Purple Moon will be happy to assist you in choosing that perfect gift for your friend, loved one or maybe even just for yourself.

House of Luxe will be introducing the CFDA Award Winning Jewelry Designs of Alexis Bittar.The CFDA is the Counsel of Fashion Designers Association and to win an Award from them is equivolent to an Oscar in the Fashion World. Alexis Bittar’s Jewelry is hand-crafted in his own studio in Brooklyn, NY. So it is made in the USA!There are 3 distinct lines within his collection: The Lucite, which is instantly recognizable. Elements, and Miss Havasham. Each Collection is collectable and is highly coveted among his many fans.

Join White Oak Photography for an ugly Christmas sweater party!
What is that lurking in the back of your closet? Why it’s an ugly Christmas sweater. It’s time to break it out, put it on, and join us under the Oak as we celebrate the season. New works by owner Michelle Krompecher will be on display and select fine art prints will be available for purchase. It’s sure to make a great last minute gift.

Gallery Eleven is hosting all their member artists with 1 or 2 paintings in their featured artist area.

The gift of good health will be available at Mission Savvy. Get last minute shopping deals on juicing and detox cleanses.

Chet Lowther Studio will be showing new works in encaustic, oil, acrylic, and works on paper.

Delfine’s Jewelry will be displaying an assortment of chocolate diamonds.

Romano & Associates will be featuring a selection of this years
participating artists. Revisit some of works new and old from your favorite local artists. Many items will be cash & carry, just in time for last minute holiday shopping!

We hope to see you on Thursday evening, December 20th, and wish you a very Merry Christmas!

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Cool Yule at The Purple Moon

Monday, December 10th, 2012

cool-yuleThe Purple Moon will feature vintage holiday decor, mid-century furnishings and accessories, with art by Glen Brogan, Chuck Hamsher and Sharon Stackpole for the December Artwalk.

With a plethora of vintage holiday gift ideas The Purple Moon will be happy to assit you in choosing that perfect gift for your friend, loved one or maybe even just for yourself.

Special Holiday Hours through December 24th:

Monday through Saturday: 10am to 6pm

Sunday: Noon to 4pm

ArtWalk – December 20th – 10am to 8pm

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Art Emporium Presents Kathy Boland’s People and Parlors: An Afternoon at the Greenbrier

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Garden_by_the_Old_WhiteFor the December ArtWalk the Art Emporium presents Kathy Boland’s People and Parlors: An Afternoon at the Greenbrier.

Artist Reception Thursday December 20th
5 to 8pm
Artist Talk 6pm…Kathy will discuss techniques and share stories of her experiences while at the Greenbrier

Exhibit Dates December 17th, 2012 through January 30th, 2013

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Jewelry Designs of Alexis Bittar at House of Luxe

Monday, December 10th, 2012

IMG_0161For December ArtWalk, House of Luxe is introducing the CFDA Award Winning Jewelry Designs of Alexis Bittar.The CFDA is the Counsel of Fashion Designers Association and to win an Award from them is equivolent to an Oscar in the Fashion World. Alexis Bittar’s Jewelry is hand-crafted in his own studio in Brooklyn, NY. So it is made in the USA!There are 3 distinct lines within his collection: The Lucite, which is instantly recognizable. Elements, and Miss Havasham. Each Collection is collectable and is highly coveted among his many fans.

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Gallery Eleven Member Artists Featured in December

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Gallery Eleven is featuring all their member artists with 1 or 2 paintings in their featured artist area for December Shown here is a recent painting by Larry Wolfe. The 14″x18″ painting is titled Flyfishing Queen Shoals.006

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