Poetry Book Launch & Reading with Libby Bernardin

September 4, 2018

Third Thursday October 18th 5 – 9 “Poetry – both writing and reading it – brings order, sustenance and hope to my life. It’s that simple and that complex.” Come and enjoy some libations and nibbles while Libby Bernardin reads from her new book Stones Ripe for Sowing. The reading will start at 6:00. Stones…

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Laura Spong: The Tribute Exhibition

August 23, 2018

August 23 – September 14 Laura Miles Spong passed away peacefully on Monday, August 13, 2018. She was among SC’s most prominent non-objective abstract expressionist painters and was awarded the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2017. The City of Columbia proclaimed September 5, 2017 to be Laura Spong Day. Laura’s passion for…

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July Art Exploration Series

June 23, 2018

Stormwater studio artists would like to share the joy of creating art with your middle or high schooler. Professional artists, Heidi-Darr Hope, Sharon Licata, Michel McNinch, and Kirkland Smith open their studios and share a wide variety of art forms. All supplies included! Participants create in all four programs! For more information and to reserve…

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Lauren Chapman – You Can’t Hide Sound / April 28 6-9 pm

April 11, 2017

 Lauren Chapman – BFA Show – You Can’t Hide Sound- opening reception Friday, 6-9 pm April 28

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Stephen Chesley / Jan 23-Feb 7th, 2017, Opening Jan 26th 7-9pm

January 19, 2017

Stephen Chesley; Consideration of the Spirit Wild, Watercolors of Congaree Swamp, 1985-2017, On Weston Lake. Vista Studios, 80808 Lady Street, Columbia, South Carolina, January 23-February 7th, 2017, Opening January 26th 7-9pm.  “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not…

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New Year’s Resolution: Ignite Your Creativity

December 15, 2016

New Year’s Resolution: Ignite Your Creativity  Led by Vista Studio artist and teacher Heidi Darr-Hope, Creating Brave is an online community and eCourse hub for healing, growing, and thriving through mindful art practices. Creating Brave wants to cultivate creativity for all! Healing Icons is presenting Creating Brave’s eight-week eCourse, Mindful Mandalas.  This exciting new offering taps into each individual’s potential…

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ARTISTA VISTA / April 21-23 / Reception April 21 5-9

April 16, 2016
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Laura Spong at 90: Six Decades in Painting

February 8, 2016

Laura Spong at 90: Six Decades in Painting February 4th-29th Opening Reception: Thursday Feb. 4th, 6-9pm Laura’s Birthday Party: Thursday, Feb. 18th, 5-8pm In conjunction with this show, more of Laura’s work will be on display at if ART Gallery, 1223 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC 29201: Panel Discussion: Sunday, Feb. 14th, 2pm Gallery Talk: Sunday,…

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Who will the new artist be?!

November 27, 2015

Vista Studios/Gallery80808 announces a studio vacancy and invites applications from artists interested in renting it. The deadline for applications is Monday, December 7, and results will be announced by Monday, December 21. The studio will be available for move-in by January 1. Monthly rental is $360 plus $15 for cleaning services and an ad in Carolina Arts,…

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Wow! Great article from The State Newspaper’s Erin Shaw

November 4, 2015

http://www.thestate.com/entertainment/local-events/article42710121.html Check out all the good things in this article about Vista Studios and their 25th Anniversary Show opening next Thursday, Nov 12,  5-9pm. Vista Studios: Where the art spirit lives 12 artists will exhibit new work at studio’s 25th anniversary showVista Studios among first affordable artist studios in the areaAritsts and city leaders discuss…

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