Announcing our new SVAD Studio Artist in Residence!


Curtis Tamm (b. 1987) is a media artist with a current practice in sound art. Tamm creates audio-libraries with recordings from geologically active countries such as Iceland, Greece, and Japan, which he uses to interpret and investigate the human potential to sense and process sounds when removed from their environments. He received his MFA in design and media arts from the University of California—Los Angeles in 2014. His debut solo exhibition, spelling for the protection against oneself, is currently on view at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan.

While here Tamm will work with participants at the SVAD Studio at Stormwater Studios and gather sound recordings in order to deep-listen to the boundary line of urbanization, as part of the Nature, Ecology, and Environment residency session.

3/21 Third Thursday

This Thursday is a Huger Arts District Third Thursday! Join the artists of One Eared Cow GlassLewis + Clark Lamps and Stormwater Studios as we celebrate another month of creative endeavors. Live music by Two Hats and a Ponytail. Composed of singer/songwriter Lang Owen, and poets Tim Conroy and Al Black, Two Hats and a Ponytail combine lyric songwriting with poetry filled with life, loss and hope.

Opening on Thursday is an exhibition of new work by Nikolai K. Oskolkov, featuring narrative paintings addressing the allure of surrounding life. With colorful landscapes, figures and portraits, “NikO” shares his emotional exploration of the places, people, experiences he loves to visit and remember… from the elegance of Venice to the passion of Georgia, from our warm American South to NikO’s lyrical Russian homeland.


Eileen Blyth was the juror for SVAD’s 64th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, which will be on view at McMaster Gallery on the UofSC campus through March 21.
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Follow Anna Redwine‘s ancestors: this month they’re in exhibitions at Bradley University Galleries in Peoria, IL, The Art Center-Highland Park in Chicago, IL, and the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA.

Stephen Chesley: field, trees, sky continues at the Sumter County Gallery of Art through April 19th. He will give a gallery talk on March 28 at 6:00. Read the Carolina Arts review here.

Save these Dates

March 27-31: MA thesis exhibition, Chandler Yonkers:Vignettes
April 6&7: Columbia Open Studios
April 18: Artista Vista 2019, Rites of Spring exhibition opening
April 20: Huger Arts District Art Day
May 1: SVAD BFA group show opening

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