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Art at River's Edge: Vote for People's Choice Award

Posted: November 19, 2013 - 6:37pm
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The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta hosted the Georgialina Porcelain Sale and Exhibit. Here are a few of the pieces included in the exhibit.   SPECIAL
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The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta hosted the Georgialina Porcelain Sale and Exhibit. Here are a few of the pieces included in the exhibit.

This month, the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta hosted the Georgialina Porcelain Sale and Exhibit. If you are interested in this art form, you can contact Carol Craig at ccraig@bellsouth.net. Carol is well-versed in this medium.

The North Augusta Artists Guild is holding its exhibit and the award ribbons were hung on Nov. 8 with the opening of the Fall Into Art exhibit. The winners are: Best in Show: Mary McCullah, Paddling. Works by Doris Sofge, Wanda Dansereau, Ron Buttler, Conni Purciarele, Elizabeth Barnes, Jay Campbell, Frits Hommes, Kay Lovingood, John Krok, Doug Dooley and Andrea Spano were ribbon winners. The people’s choice award will be given on Dec. 3, so tvisit the Arts and Heritage Center and vote for your favorite piece of art.

The Arts and Heritage Center is hosting the Beta Sigma Phi’s Tour of Homes rest stop again this year, Dec. 6-8, and will include the Holiday Open House and Artisans Market. You will have a chance to see beautiful art and buy original gifts for family and friends.

Thursday, the Arts and Heritage Center hosted a luncheon featuring food from Edgar’s Grille of the Goodwill Industries. Guests were treated to a presentation by chef Marcel Biro as well as a superb lunch. Chef Biro is the vice president of hospitality for Goodwill Industries and he furnished some of his cookbooks for the center to sell as a fundraiser.

The Morris Museum of Art has Dark Corners: The Appalachian Murder Ballads paintings by Julyan Davis. I have seen these pieces and believe me they are worth viewing a number of times. While working with a few Italian artists when I lived in northern Italy, I was told the mark of a really good oil painting was if you were able to walk from one side to the other and see completely different views and subject matter as you viewed the piece. These pieces caused me to pause and reflect on each one. The skill level is outstanding and the reflections in the puddles of water are just unbelievable. It is as if you are actually walking in the scene.

I have 12 pieces of my work exhibiting in the Healing Art Program at Georgia Regents Medical Center on the second floor near the labs of the west entrance. Don’t forget to check out the art of the Artist of the Month at our local businesses. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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