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An Update From Stormwater Studios

Stormwater Studios and its Resident Artists are concerned about the community spread of the coronavirus.  In response to this national emergency, we will suspend our regular public hours and all receptions until the…
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MARCH EXHIBITIONS

LAURIE BROWNELL MCINTOSH BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERSFEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 8, 2020OPENING RECEPTION:  FEBRUARY 28 / 5-8 PM Beautiful Swimmers explores the wonderful world of weightlessness and grace…a world of two legged, four…
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FEBRUARY EXHIBITIONS

FINAL WEEKEND! THE SHADOW LINE Eileen Blyth, Solo Exhibition Saturday, February 1st, 10-5pmSunday, February 2nd, 1-4pm CWWY+2 FEBRUARY 5-16, 2020EXHIBITION OPENING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7th,  5-9PM Stephen Chesley, Mike Williams, Edward…
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CWWY+2

CWWY+2 returns to Stormwater Studios with an exhibition opening Friday February 7, 2020 5-9PM. Stephen Chesley, Mike Williams, Edward Wimberly and David Yaghjian will be joined again this year by…
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January Exhibitions

Gerard ErleyJanuary 7, 2020- January 19, 2020Reception January 16, 5-9pm Known mainly for his landscapes, Gerard Erley is also interested in portraiture, the figure, still lifes, and abstraction, using oils…
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The Shadow Line

Eileen Blyth – Solo Exhibition January 21st – February 2, 2020Opening ReceptionWednesday, January 22- 5:00-8:00 pm
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January Exhibitions

Gerard Erley January 7, 2020- January 19, 2020Reception January 16, 5-9pm Known mainly for his landscapes, Gerard Erley is also interested in portraiture, the figure, still lifes, and abstraction, using…
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We are excited to welcome our new resident artist Gerard Erley to Stormwater Studios!

Gerard Erley is in Studio #9 Gerard Erley is known for his oil paintings featuring imaginary romantic landscapes. He rarely refers to photos or sketches, instead working from memory and intuition, seeking…
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Quilted Impressions

Opening Reception – Friday, November 1, 5-8pm(Raffle with proceeds benefiting the Congaree Riverkeeper) Artist Demonstrations- November 4 & 11, 1-4pmArtist Talk- Sunday, November 10, 2pm Janet Swigler is the artist behind Quilted…
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Triple Play:

New Work of Sara Cogswell, Laura Garner Hine, and Will SouthIncluding Art Jewelry from Gallery WestOctober 1-26 Opening Reception – Thursday, October 3, 5:00-8:30 pmThird Thursday at Stormwater– Thursday, October…
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Pureza Nuestra

September 7-14 This exhibition is a special partnership with Palmetto Luna Arts, whose mission is to foster an understanding of the Hispanic/Latino culture by promoting artistic creation and providing opportunities…
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Third Thursday Open House

Join us this Thursday (8/15) for our August Third Thursday, featuring a book launch for The Color After Green by Randy Spencer and portraits by JOEKINGATL. The Color After GreenPraise for the…
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Cathy Love Opening Reception

Wednesday, July 31, 2019   5:00-7:00 pm Summer PaintingsCathy Love will be exhibiting her new work at Stormwater. So happy to have her as a visiting artist in July. Here’s the event…
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(July) ArtFields Extended: an exhibition of Columbia-area artists

Join us this Thursday for a closing reception celebrating the artists featured in ArtFields Extended. This exhibition spotlights the Columbia area artists who were included in ArtFields 2019, the largest art competition in the…
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ArtFields Extended: an exhibition of Columbia-area artists

Join us this Thursday to celebrate the artists featured in ArtFields Extended. This exhibition spotlights the Columbia area artists who were included in ArtFields 2019, the largest art competition in the Southeast held annually…
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Announcing our new SVAD Studio Artist in Residence!

Emily Lyles, media artist and SVAD instructor, has returned for a second residency in the SVAD+Stormwater Studio! During her residency (5/7-5/31) she is building on the work she completed last year by…
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May is for Materials

Our May Third Thursday open house (5/16, 5-9pm) offers a special focus on two of our favorite materials- paint and stone. Stormwater Studios resident artists Michel McNinch, painting, and Sharon Collings Licata, stone carving, will…
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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,…
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Join us for a breath of fresh air!

Spring is a season of growth and renewal, a time of reconnecting with nature and her exuberance. Our much-anticipated annual spring show featuring work by the resident artists at Stormwater Studios…
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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,…
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This Thursday Is Third Thursday: Girlpower At Stormwater Studios

This month we’re all about Girlpower!It’s a girl-focused celebration featuring: Our new neighbors, the Girl Scouts of SC.  You know the Girl Scouts teach girls to lead with courage, confidence and character, but…
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CWWY+2 ART EXHIBITION

LAST WEEKEND through Thursday Feb 21, 2019 Stephen Chesley, Mike Williams, Edward Wimberly, David Yaghjian, Ellen Emerson Yaghjian and Guy Allison come together to present an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and…
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Artist in Residence: Kristen Roles

SVAD at Stormwater Artist in Residence Kristen Roles finishes up her residency session with a talk and performance. Learn more about the School of Visual Art and Design at: https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/visual_art_and_design/index.php
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Poetry Book Launch & Reading with Libby Bernardin

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…
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Laura Spong: The Tribute Exhibition

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…
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July Art Exploration Series

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…
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Summer Exhibition

Stormwater: Studio Premiere – Resident Artist’s New Work After 13 years of planning, Stormwater Studios, the new premier studio space in the Congaree Vista, is open and is hosting its…
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Third Thursdays

Yes.  Every single third Thursday, of every single month we are open from 5 – 9. Stop by for a dose of inspirational fun and creativity.  You can also drop…
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Vista artists moving to Stormwater Studios

Vista artists moving to Stormwater Studios could jumpstart new life on the riverBY SARAH ELLIS [email protected] AUGUST 13, 2017 6:01 AM CLICK HERE FOR THE ARTICLE in the State newspaper…
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Totally Art

Columbia residents and visitors will enjoy a sort of dance between the sun, moon, and earth on August 21, 2017. This rare occurrence, of being in the solar eclipse path…
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The Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement

LAURA SPONG, The Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement “A New Way Opening,” oil, L. Spong Columbia’s Spong, a native of Nashville, Tenn., was born in 1926. She is…
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Lauren Chapman – You Can’t Hide Sound / April 28 6-9 pm

 Lauren Chapman – BFA Show – You Can’t Hide Sound- opening reception Friday, 6-9 pm April 28
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Exit Strategy – Vista Studios Show April 13-25

Exit Strategy – Vista Studios Show April 13-25 The resident artists of Vista Studio are making plans to move! In their upcoming show, Exit Strategy, they will exhibit new work…
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Stephen Chesley / Jan 23-Feb 7th, 2017, Opening Jan 26th 7-9pm

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.…
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New Year’s Resolution: Ignite Your Creativity

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.…
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New public artwork welcomes creators to Community Innovation Center October 3, 2016  by Cola Daily Staff SHARE New public artwork is on display thanks to a partnership between One Columbia for…
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BLUE RIBBONS IN THE HOUSE

PAT GILMARTIN won 1st place in the Open media category at the 2016 SC State Fair. It’s fused glass; title: The Weave. SHARON LICATA also won a 1st place ribbon in…
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Vista Lights 2016 – Mark Your Calendar!

The resident artists of Vista Studios present new work in Harvest Art from November 16th-29th in the gallery at 808 Lady Street. They will open their studios to the public and will…
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Noelle Brault at Vista Studios! Mark you Calendars

Click Image to Enlarge Vista Studios-Gallery 80808, located at 808 Lady St. in Columbia, SC will be featuring native Columbia artist Noelle Brault from August 25th through August 29th.   The…
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Laura Spong at 90: Six Decades in Painting

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…
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Trenholm Artists Guild Juried Art Exhibit and Sale

www.trenholmartistsguild.org  PO Box 6793, Columbia, SC 29260 Contact:  Sara Winsted e-mail: [email protected] Mobile: 803.422.9369 Or:  Renea Eshleman e-mail: [email protected] Mobile: 803.767.5505 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE TRENHOLM ARTISTS GUILD WILL HOLD…
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Who will the new artist be?!

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.…
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Vista Studios @25 Sneak Peek

Eileen Blyth Ellen Yaghjian Robert Kennedy Heidi Darr-Hope Laura Spong David Yaghjian Stephen Chesley Heidi Darr-Hope Sharon Licata Kirkland Smith Eileen Blyth Laurie McIntosh Pat Gilmartin Stephen Chesley Michel McNinch…
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Wow! Great article from The State Newspaper’s Erin Shaw

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…
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Circles of Life: Making Art, Creating Communities of Hope

Searching for an enlivening evening outattend ourExhibition Opening ​Circles of Life:  Making Art, Creating Communities of Hope​ Our community has suffered tremendous loss.It is our hope this exhibition will offer a healing experience.a percentage…
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Vista Studios @25 / Nov 12-29, 2015

Vista Studios @25: New and Collaborative Work Nov 12-29, 2015  Opening Reception:  November 12th, 5-9pm With the 2nd opening on the 19th, night of Vista Lights, 5-9pm   [email protected] Resident…
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This Thursday! Gallery 80808

This Thursday, the 17th, from 5 – 8 – Vista Nights. Weather is going to beautiful for strolling Stop by Vista Studios Gallery 80808808 Lady Street, Columbia, SC Meet Howard Duvall…
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“Time and Tide” – Paul Haynes

“Time and Tide” – Paul Haynes, artist Opening reception will be held Friday September 25th from 6 PM to 9 PM.  Contact info is: Paul Haynes / P.O. Box 30368…
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NEW SHOW “Lasting Impressions,” Oct 8-18 Reception Oct 9 5-8pm

Claire Farrell, Full Moon and Flowers Claire Farrell, Mr. Right Revisited Cynthia Colbert, Hand-made Book Grace Rockafellow, Ancestor Collage Grace Rockafellow, Grandma Newman “Lasting Impressions,” an exhibition of mixed media…
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Faust Pauluzzi – June 18-June 21

TITLE OF SHOW:  “If you don’t, can’t, or won’t paint, then photograph.” ARTIST:  FAUST/O [Faust Pauluzzi] DATE AND TIME FOR RECEPTION:  Thursday, June 18, 5:00-9:00 p.m. OTHER TIMES I WILL…
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Figuratively Speaking, Tucker Prescott May 7-11, 11am-6pm

Figuratively Speaking, Tucker Prescott May 7-11, 11am-6pm Opening Reception: May 7th, 7:30 – 11:00 Contact Info:  Cell: 843-687-6870  email: [email protected] BFA Thesis Visual Art Exhibition at Gallery 80808 COLUMBIA, S.C. (April…
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Gossip show pieces

Gossip Show pieces are displayed here on Susan Lenz’s Blog
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Upon Further Reflection: USC’s BFA Photo Exhibit / May 1 – May 3, 2015

Upon Further Reflection:  2015 University of South Carolina BFA Thesis Photography Exhibition May 1 – 3Opening Reception:  May 1, 2015  5-8 pm  The Studio Art Photography Program at the University…
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04/14/15 – 04/27/15 GOSSIP – Vista Studios Artists

There will be a teaser next  week when when the first 4 pieces are shown at the CMA Salon Series (Friday, March 27th at 12pm) and the Curran inspiration piece…
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04/01/15 – 04/13/15 Joseph Kendrick MFA- 3d forms

LASCIVIOUS Artist: Joseph Kendrick Reception: Thursday April, 2nd 2015 6:00pm-9:00pm Duration of show: April 1st-13th regular studio hours Description of show: This exhibition will present words with multiple meanings in…
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Laurie McIntosh’s Story of Agnes is on Display

Here’s the write up: http://www.thestate.com/2015/03/08/4032541_verner-awards-spotlight-south.html?rh=1
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03/18/15 – 03/23/15 Claire Farrell at Gallery 80808

“A is for Art and other Prints” Mixed Media Monotypes by Claire Farrell   Artist’s Demonstration:  Printing without a press, Thursday March 19 5:30 to 8PM. Wine will be served.…
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Exhibition: Ethel Brody’s personal collection and her own work – January 22 – February 3

If Art (803-238-2351) will administer the sale of some of Ethel Brody’s art and her personal art collection at Vista Studios / Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street, January 22 – February…
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eileen blyth | drawing the line -February 13 – 24, 2015

title:  eileen blyth | drawing the line artist:  Eileen Blyth February 13 – 24, 2015 Opening Reception Friday, February 13, 6-9 pm gallery hours: weekdays 11-6 saturday 12-4 or by…
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South Carolina Governor’s School at Gallery 80808 – January 15 – Saturday, January 17

CONTACT Student/Faculty Visual Arts Exhibition South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities  Opening Reception  Thursday, January 15. 5pm – 7pm Thursday, January 15 – Saturday, January 17  …
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ETHEL BRODY / ART SALE

If Art (803-238-2351) will administer the sale of some of Ethel Brody’s art during the Vista Lights celebration at Vista Studios / Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street, on November 20, 5-9pm…
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Just Another Cliché – Nov 13-Dec 2 – Resident Artists of Vista Studios

Just  Another  Cliché   November  13th – December  2nd 2014 Opening  Reception  and  Open  Studios  during  Vista  Lights  on  the  November  20th,  from  5-9pm.  The  cat  is  out  of  the…
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10/30/14 – 11/11/14 Laurie McIntosh with Jim Adams

Thursday, October 30 – Tuesday, November 11 Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm   Sunday 1pm – 5pm ARTS BEAT / free times “Penland Connections” Offers Vibrant, Energetic & Playful…
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10/23/14-10/28/14 – Shawn Michael Senior Design Exhibition

Shawn Michael Senior Design Exhibition 10/25/14-10/28/14  Reception:Saturday Oct.25th 6pm to 10pm Description This is the Senior Design Exhibition of Shawn M. Glover. I am a native of Orangeburg, SC and…
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10/16/14-10/21/14 – Guy C. Allison and Bryant T. Dyess October 16th – Vista Nights During Third Thursday

“Scrupulously Thorough” Guy C. Allison and Bryant T. Dyess at Gallery 80808 10/16/14-10/21/14 Opening Reception held Friday, 17 from 6pm till 9pm The show will be manned Thursday, Oct 16…
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Operatic Threads

Operatic Threads A group exhibition and Jasper Magazine release party. On Thursday, September 18, 2014 Gallery 80808/Vista Studios will be transformed into a unique, operatic atmosphere for Jasper Magazine’s autumn…
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Vista History with Robin Waites on August 21 – Third Thursday in the Vista

Vista History with Robin Waites on August 21 – 6:00  – 8:00pm – Third Thursday in the Vista  Robin Waites is the Executive Director at the  Historic Columbia Foundation.  She will…
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THIRD THURSDAY IN THE VISTA! “Wild” Life Drawing

Vista Studios has something great planned for Vista Nights next Thursday, July 17, (5-8pm).  We are partnering with Carolina Wildlife Care!  They will bring some of their animals to Vista…
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Just a Glimpse

Vista Studios808 Lady StreetColumbia, SC 29201www.VistaStudios80808.com803-252-6134 Just a Glimpse Did you miss the Artfield’s festival in Lake City last month? Vista studio resident artist who participated in Artfields will have…
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Corley Mill Artists’ Group 2014 Exhibition

Our goal is to add another dimension to the arts in the Midlands. We would like to make classes available to any one, of any age, and any diverse group…
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Pat Gilmartin in Solo Sculpture Show at Metro Airport

Vista Studios Artist Pat Gilmartin in Solo Sculpture Show at Metro Airport Pat Gilmartin will be exhibiting some of her original sculptures at Columbia’s Metro Airport. Her show will be…
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Third Thursdays in the Vista

THIRD THURSDAY!  COME ON OUT Y’ALL EVERYONE’S INVITED. Third Thursday April 17, 2014 Participants: Galleries: City Art will be open for all to shop!  The art supply store will be open…
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SAY SOMETHING

Do you have something to say? The resident artists of Vista Studios do! Come join the artists at the opening reception at Gallery 80808, on Thursday, April 24th, from 5-9pm,…
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Carolina Arts Cover

Hey!  Look at Us! Carolina Arts has honored us with the April cover!  See more about our upcoming show, “Say Something,” in this issue here:  http://www.carolinaarts.com/414/414carolinaarts.pdf
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BIG PAINT UPDATE

Big Paint Update: We completed the paintings last month. They will be on view in the gallery thru April 6th. Eileen Blyth8′ x 17′acrylic on canvasuntitled (for now) Laura Spong…
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New work from Vista Studio Sculptors Sharon Licata and Pat Gilmartin

From Pat Gilmartin, this sculpture is entitled “As Time Goes By,” symbolizing changes in our history as humans. The feet and legs of the figure are shown as chimp’s features, while the…
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Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions Feb 27-Apr 4, 2014

Click to enlarge Susan Lenz, Resident Artist at Vista Studios, is participating in this show with these two pieces.  
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Laurie McIntosh – All the In Between –

Laurie McIntosh’s traveling exhibit, All the In Between; My Story of Agnes is on display through March 15 at the Legacy Museum On Main in LaGrange, Georgia.  This exhibit will…
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See David Yaghjian in Sumter!

The Umpteenth Gallery Location:  Arts & Letters Building Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m. The University of South Carolina Sumter will feature “David H. Yaghijan: Paintings from 2006-2013” in the…
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VISTA LIGHTS 2013 – NEW WORK BY VISTA STUDIOS’ ARTISTS – GRATITUDE

Vista Studios 808 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201 www.VistaStudios80808.com 803-252-6134 Gratitude: New Work from the Artists of Vista Studios The resident artists of Vista Studios are pleased to present “Gratitude”,…
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MARGE LOUDON MOODY – Made in America 1983-2013: Collage

Marge Loudon Moody Made in America 1983 – 2013: Collage Gallery 80808, Vista Studios, 808 Lady St, Columbia, SC, 29201 November 8, 9 and Nov 11, 12 noon to 5pm…
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ART AT LUNCH

NEW SHOW AT GALLERY 80808 Title: Art at Lunch Artists: Carol Crawford, Craig Crawford, Jaime Misenheimer Dates and Times: August 1-6, closing reception August 6th, 6-9pm.   Crawford Conservation is…
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PAT GILMARTIN in Blue Fish

Proud of Vista Studios’ Pat Gilmartin’sarticle in Blue Fish.  Click images to enlarge.
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“To Be Determined,” Underwood and Misenheimer

“To Be Determined”, Recent paintings by Zack Underwood and Jaime Misenheimer at Gallery 80808. Zack Underwood holds an MFA from the University of South Carolina, and was recently selected for…
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ART FIELDS EXTENDED

ArtFields E x t e n d e d: Columbia Vista Studios/Gallery 80808 will host an exhibition featuring over 40 artists from the Columbia area who were accepted into ArtFields,…
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Faith and Reason

“Faith and Reason”Richard MorganDates and Times:May 16-21 2013Thursday May 16by appointmentFriday May 17 – Tuesday May 2111:00 am – 6:00 pmOpening reception:Friday May 17 6:00 – 9:00 pmColumbia South Carolina native…
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Artista Vista / Edge of Imagination at Gallery 80808

Edge of Imagination: An Exhibition of New Work from the Artists of Vista Studios Edge of Imagination is presented by the 13 resident artists of Vista Studios, April 25-May 8th…
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NikO Art Show 2013 / April 5-16

  NikO Art Show 2013 is an  exhibit of paintings and drawings by local fine artist and musician Nikolai Oskolkov. NikO presents many themes that reflect on the interrelation among history,…
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OPEN STUDIOS 2013

Vista Studio Artists participating include: Sharon Licata  Laura Spong  Jeff Donovan  Heidi Darr-Hope  Michel McNinch DATE AND TIMEThe event is from 10am – 6pm on Saturday, March 23 & 12pm-6pm…
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An Exhibition of the Hemlocks Retreat Artists

Click Image to Enlarge 02/28/13-3/12/13 An Exhibition of the Hemlocks Retreat Artists For the last eight years the artists Eileen Blyth, Brucie Holler, Louanne LaRoche, Laurie McIntosh, Lynn Parrott, and…
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The Greatest (Art) Show on Earth

Local Ringing School of Art and Design alumnae to show career-spanning work during February event.Anticipating the return of the circus early in March, eight Columbia artists who honed their creative…
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“Uptown Girls”

   Columbia, SC—-Six local artists will show their work at the second “Uptown Girls” show Thursday, February 7,through Tuesday, February 12.  The group originally came together at the Arcade where…
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LAURA SPONG: Swinging On A High Note & KATIE WALKER: Words I Like

if ART Gallery presents @ Gallery 80808/Vista Studios 808 Lady St, Columbia, SC LAURA SPONG: Swinging On A High Note & KATIE WALKER: Words I Like January 25 – February…
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CHESLEY WILLIAMS WIMBERLY YAGHJIAN

When: Friday, January 11 – Tuesday, January 15, 2013, (an Opening Reception will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013 from 6 – 9 p.m.).  The public is invited to attend. What: The…
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Midlands Clay Arts Society’s 12th Annual Holiday SALE!!!

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 29, 5pm-8pm. The public is invited. Thursday, November 29: 12pm-8pm Friday, November 30: 12pm-8pm Saturday, December 1: 12pm-4pm Sunday, December 2: 12pm-4pm For more info contact:…
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Season’s Harvest: Recent Works by Vista Studio Artists Vista Studio’s 13 resident artists invite the public to view “Season’s Harvest: Recent Works by Vista Studios Artists”, which will be on…
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All the In Between; My Story of Agnes / Laurie B. McIntosh

All the In Between; My Story of Agnes Laurie B. McIntosh  An Exhibition of Paintings Telling the Cradle to Grave Story of a Life Well Lived. Friday, October 19 –…
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COLUMBIA / KAISERSLAUTERN

if ART Gallery PRESENTS @ Gallery 80808/Vista Studios 808 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201 COLUMBIA / KAISERSLAUTERN: The International (Mural) Project A Group Exhibition & Mural Project Featuring: Roland Albert,…
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Jonathan K. Callicut: FULL CIRCLE

FULL CIRCLE OPENING AT GALLERY 80808Columbia, SC, September 2012 Two dimensional mixed-media artist Jonathan Callicutt will hold the opening for his solo show Full Circle at Vista Studios Gallery 80808…
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Sharon Licata Presents…..

SHARON LICATA PRESENTS SCULPTURE IN BLOOM In Collaboration with the Arrangers of Dimension in Art Sharon Licata Presents Sculpture in Bloom, an unusual collaborative exhibition combining the sculpture of Sharon…
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8/24/12-09/04/12 FANTASTIC REALITY

8/24/12-09/04/12 FANTASTIC REALITY Introducing: Diane Kilgore-Condon & Bob Trotman Featuring: Jeff Donovan, Janet Orselli, Peter Lenzo, Philip Morsberger, Dorothy Netherland, David Yaghjian, Kees Salentijn & Marcelo Novo.  Fantastic Reality, which…
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DREAM BIG

DREAM BIG! artists: 30 children from St. Lawrence Place Family Shelter, their work as taught by their art teacher Alia Schwartz in a 10 week program. The children range in…
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Gallery 80808 Event: Burnt Skies / Jim Lalumondier / August 9th – 14th

Burnt Skies / Jim Lalumondier August 9th – 14th Reception:  Thursday, August 9th – 6:00pm-9:00pm Description:  The show will be landscapes (Low Country Marshes) created on found wood, painted with acrylic,…
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KATIE BAEHLER: STRATA – JUNE 7-12

Strata – An Exhibition of Paintings by Katie Baehler Have you ever wondered how the Aztecs might have designed a circuit board, or what crop circles would look like if…
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Laura Spong and Anna Redwine May 25-June 5 2012

if ART Gallery presents @ Gallery 80808/Vista Studios 808 Lady St., Columbia, SC Two Simultaneous Solo Exhibitions: ANNA REDWINE: Nocturnes & LAURA SPONG: The Way Is Open  May 25 – June 5,…
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McNinch: Channeling Myself and Other Goddesses

                                 “I never intended to show this work, but I felt developed into something worth…
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OPEN STUDIOS AT VISTA STUDIOS

701 CCA Columbia Open Studios, April 21-22, 2012 Saturday, April 21: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, April 22: 12 noon until 6 p.m. FREE! 701 Center for Contemporary Art…
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Artista Vista 2012 – OH BROTHER! Where ART thou?

Vista Studios Offers Bluegrass Theme for Artista Vista 2012 Artista Vista Gallery Crawl! Thursday 5 – 9, April 26 for Art Night and Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28.  Vista…
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Darr-Hope & Miller/Saturday, April 28th 3-6pm

Healing Icons is about attitude and action.  It is about becoming aware and living with intentionality. Our goal is to inspire movement in your life’s journey fueled by the creative act. Movement, Mindfulness & Mandalas…
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Women Creating Women, April 12-17: Smith and Goldberg

“Women Creating Women” is a show by women, about women, which will be on display April 12-17th, 2012, at Gallery 80808. Columbia artists Bonnie Goldberg and Kirkland Smith have been…
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Rob Shaw’s “FLAGS AND SYMBOLS” Art Show

Rob Shaw’s “FLAGS AND SYMBOLS” Art Show  at  GALLERY 80808/VISTA STUDIOS Local artist Rob Shaw will introduce his new series of paintings from April 5 to April 10, 2012 at…
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ABOUT FACE: TWO IN A ROW

ABOUT FACE 80808 2012 Gallery Show Shadows and Tall TreesThursday, March 22 – Wednesday, March 28, 2012Reception: Saturday, March 24, 2012 6-9 pmWith Musical Selection performed by Danielle Howle Outside…
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Alexander Wilds and Yukiko Oka at 80808

Artists:   Alexander Wilds and Yukiko Oka Show: untitled, but described as “An exhibition of sculpture, painting, and and unique objects from America and Japan.” Dates:  March 1 – 6…
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Kirkland Smith’s New Show has Opened!

Our own Kirkland Smith has a new show up in Greenville, NC.  See more info here.
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Laurie McIntosh – Street Gallery 4

Vista Studio Artist, Laurie McIntosh, selected for Cultural Council’s Street Gallery 4. Vista Studio Artist, Laurie McIntosh, was selected for the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington County’s Street Gallery…
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Uptown Girls at Gallery 80808

The show runs from February 9th – February 14. Opening reception is Thursday,February 9 from 5-9.Four Artists from the Studios in the Arcade on Main Street will show their work at…
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FREE TIMES REVIEW

Artists Join Forces for Twelfth Winter Exhibition A review of Winter Exhibition, on view at Gallery 80808 through Feb. 7. BY MARY BENTZ GILKERSON for the FREE TIMES This year’s Winter…
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Sharon Licata and New Vibrations

Art Beyond Tradition brings something brand new to USCBA new year, a new show. “New Vibrations” has opened at the USCB Center for the Arts. The Art Beyond Tradition group…
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Chesley, Williams, Wimberly and Yaghjian

When:   Friday, January 27 – Tuesday, February 7, 2012  What:    The Winter Exhibition, in it’s 12th year, will feature original artwork              …
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Midlands Clay Art Society Annual Sale

MIDLANDS CLAY ARTS SOCIETY’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE   Midlands Clay Arts Society will have its annual Holiday show and sale at the Gallery 80808 on Lady Street in…
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Vista Lights! It’s time to take a stroll in the VISTA

LEGALLY TWENTY-ONE IN TIME FOR VISTA LIGHTS! Gallery 80808 will feature the resident Vista Studio artists during the Vista Lights celebration on November 17th, 2011, from 5-9pm. Diversity is the…
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Free Times: Arts Feature – If ART Turns Five

Free Times: Arts Feature – If ART Turns Five
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Vista Lights 2011

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if ART Celebrating Five Years

 if ART Gallery PRESENTS @ its location at 1223 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC & Gallery 80808/Vista Studios 808 Lady St., Columbia, SC if ART Gallery 5 YEARS An exhibition of…
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Cats on a Leash Return with GATOS LOCOS!

GATOS LOCOS! Cats on a Leash – Still crazy after 26 years Gallery 80808 808 Lady Street, Vista Studios, Columbia, SC Reception: Friday, October 21 – 5 to 9 PM…
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Boys Abroad

Resident Artists, David Yaghjian and Jeff Donovan, are working at an Artist Residency in Germany.  It will be exciting to see the work they did there.  
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Latest News | MidlandsBiz

Another great article regarding Kirkland Smith’s art and latest show: Latest News | MidlandsBiz
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Transforming trash: Stand back and take a good look – On the Scene – TheState.com

The State did a great article on Kirkland Smith’s art and upcoming show. Transforming trash: Stand back and take a good look – On the Scene – TheState.com
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KIRKLAND SMITH – Oct 6-18

ARTIST TURNS CONSUMER WASTE INTO FINE ART Items Destined For Landfill Find New Life in 3-D Paintings Columbia artist Kirkland Smith will present an exhibition of work created almost entirely…
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CLAY WORKS: LUND, COCKRELL, AND CARR

CLAY WORKS2011 An Exhibition of Clay Sculptures by Columbia Artists, Sandra Carr , Rita Ruth Cockrell and Richard  Lund. September 29 – October 3, 2011 80808 Gallery  808 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201-3104…
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RESIDENT ARTIST SHOW Sept 12-27

The Resident Artists of Vista Studios will exhibit their work from Sept 12 – 27.  Hope you can come by and check it out. Whirling Dervish Black Chlorite $2,200 Repose…
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FIRE! An exhibition of alternative firing techniques

Fire – An exhibition of alternative firing techniques Reception date/time:    Friday September 9th 2011     5pm to 9pm Show schedule:    Thursday September 8th    12pm to 9pm…
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DAVID YAGHJIAN Everyman Turns Six

if ART Gallery PRESENTS @ Gallery 80808/Vista Studios Columbia, SC DAVID YAGHJIAN Everyman Turns Six August 19 – September 6, 2011 Artist’s Reception: Friday, August 19, 2011, 5:00 – 9:00…
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Between Intimacy and Decoration; June 16-21

(click on images to enlarge) Pierre Bonnard once wrote, “I float between intimism and decoration.” In figurative painting, a painter often delves into a highly personal subject, channeling the intimacy…
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Pretty Girls; A Feminist Perspective Through Art

June 10-12 2011 Friday-Sunday Opening Reception Friday 5-10 pm 80808 Gallery/Vista Studios 808 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201 803-463-5182 [email protected] Pretty Girls: a feminist perspective through art is a collaborative project…
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Benedict College Visual Arts Faculty

  Benedict College Visual Arts Faculty  June 2 – June 7, 2011 Reception: Friday, June 3rd; 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Location: Gallery 80808 Vista Studios 808-D Lady Street Columbia,…
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It’s All About Faith

It’s All About Faith   New Exhibition Opening at Vista Studios/Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201  – Thurs. 5/26 through Mon. 5/31 – Opening Reception 6 – 9 pm on…
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Think about this a minute.

Please do whatever you can to support this great school.
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Nikolai Oskolkov Returns

The Dixie Commissar is back with new art and music for the fourth annual Spring exhibit at Gallery 80808 in Columbia’s Vista. Nikolai Oskolkov expresses whats on his mind with…
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Free Times: Art Review – Twentieth Artista Vista Moves to Recapture Past Energy

Free Times: Art Review – Twentieth Artista Vista Moves to Recapture Past Energy
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Artista Vista Returns

Carolina Arts Article regarding Artista Vista See Kirkland Smith’s television interview regarding Artista Vista HERE.
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Vista Studios Artists Present

Vista Studio’s 13 resident artists invite the public to view “Prima Vista: Fresh Art at Vista Studios”, which will be on display April 26- May 10, 2011. There will be…
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Another Great Happening

Matt Matthews is the author of Mercy Creek, winner of the 2010 South Carolina First Novel Prize. The book will be released in hardcover in May 2011 from Hub City Press.  …
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OPEN STUDIOS BACK IN COLUMBIA

SATURDAY + SUNDAY, MAY 21-22, 2011 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA) is excited to announce the return of Columbia Open Studios! During the weekend of May 21-22, 2011,…
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LAURIE McINTOSH AND LYNN PARROTT

LINK TO MORE INFO HERE Laurie McIntosh and Lynn Parrott An Exhibition of New Work Gallery 80808 March 24-29 Opening Reception Thursday, March 24 • 6-9 pm 808 Lady Street…
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A Good Example

Check out this article in the State Paper regarding the new Arts Initiative at the Tapp’s Building in Downtown Columbia.  We are cited as an example of how an art…
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Colin Dodd’s Artwork to be Displayed at Gallery 80808

Artwork by Colin Dodd  March 3-8, 2011 Reception: Friday March 4th.  5.30pm – 8.30pm Colin will be manning the show everyday from 11.00am to 6.00pm Contact information is tel. 781-1429 (home),…
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Heidi Darr-Hope Honored with Verner Award

So proud of our own, Heidi Darr-Hope for being one of this year’s recipients of the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner award. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Arts Commission Board announces…
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Something New at Gallery 80808

    Artists: K-12 students of Edgefield, Saluda, Newberry, Fairfield, Chester, Lancaster, Kershaw, Lee Sumter, Calhoun, Richland, Lexington, and Aiken counties Reception: February 26, 2-4pm Show Hours: February 24-March 1 from…
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Laura Spong – Age as a Administrative Device

Celebrating LAURA SPONG’s 85th Birthday L A U R A  S P O N G   2 0 0 6  – 2 0 1 1 Age As An Administrative Device…
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Art 5 Ways @ 80808

[email protected] New Works by 5 Artists: Eileen Blyth, George Down, Pat Gilmartin, Liisa Salosaari Jasinski, Laurie Mcintosh This group show at Gallery 80808 opens with a reception on Thursday, Jan.…
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Winter Exhibition Party Pics

Everyone had a great time at the reception for Winter Exhibition XI, featuring Stephen Chesley, David Yaghjian, Mike Williams, and Edward Wimberly.  Here’s some proof (Click any image to enlarge):
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Winter Exhibition, 11th year: Chesley, Williams, Wimberly, and Yaghjian

The Winter Exhibition, in it’s 11th year, will feature original artwork by Stephen Chesley, Mike Williams, Edward Wimberly, and David Yaghjian.                    …
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First Show of the New Year!

Opening Reception – Friday, January 7, 6 pm to 9 pm Gallery Hours – Saturday, January 8 – 11 am to 3 pm               …
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Vista Studios in Times Square!

Well would you look at this?!  Our recent collaboration with Marriott / Springhill Suites was picked up by PRNews wire and they put it on their jumbotron in Times Square!…
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Rob Shaw to Exhibit at Gallery 80808

ROB SHAW ART SHOW AT 80808 GALLERY Local artist Rob Shaw is having an art show from December 16 to December 21, 2010 at 80808 Gallery. The opening reception will…
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The Half and Half Exhibit Recent Work at Gallery 80808

The Half and Half, a design and print studio in Columbia, SC are pleased to host an event of recent work.  December 9-14 Widely known for their concert and event…
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Vista Studios and Marriott’s Springhill Suites in USA TODAY

Dec 1 2010 8:32AM from USATODAY.com Marriott’s Springhill Suites chain wants hotels to double as art galleries By Barbara De Lollis, USA TODAY CAPTION Courtesy SpringHill Suites Marriott’s SpringHill Suites chain today will…
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Midlands Clay Arts Society Annual Show and Sale – Dec 2-4

MIDLANDS CLAY ARTS SOCIETY’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE   Midlands Clay Arts Society will have its annual Holiday show and sale at the Gallery 80808 on Lady Street in…
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Carolina Arts Article / 20th Anniversary Exhibit

Vista Studios/Gallery 80808 in Columbia, SC, Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary During This Year’s Vista Lights – Nov. 18, 2010 We offered an article about this anniversary in our Nov. 2010…
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Undefined Magazine

The next undefined magazine release takes place Friday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. It’s next door to Compass 5/Art + Cayce,1329 State Street, Cayce. At A + C there will…
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20 Years? O M A G A W D!

20th AnniversaryVista Studios/Gallery 80808 November 16-29 Reception – November 18 from 5-10 pm during Vista Lights It was a hot, early fall afternoon in the late 1980s when a group…
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Stephen Chesley: “107 Ordinary Days”

An Exhibition of 107 Drawings created by Stephen Chesley. Time Thursday, October 28 at 6:00pm – November 9 at 6:00pm Opening Reception: Thursday, October 28 from 6-8 Location Gallery 80808,…
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Congratulations!

Congratulations to resident artist, Sharon Licata! She won First Place for Professional Sculpture at the S. C . State Fair. Here’s a picture of the sculpture that won the prize!
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Tyrone Geter

South Carolina artist, Tyrone Geter, will be exhibiting a new collection of drawings, paintings and pastels at the 80808 Lady Street gallery, Columbia, SC. The collection, titled “Black Works,” is…
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if ART Gallery Presents…..

@ Gallery 80808/Vista Studios 808 Lady St. Columbia, S.C. Deanna Leamon: Heads & Dorothy Netherland: D Days September 24 – October 5, 2010 Opening Reception: Fri., September 24, 5:00 –…
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CLAY WORKS 2010

CLAY WORKS2010 An Exhibition of Clay Sculptures Sandra Carr Rita Ruth Cockrell Richard Lund September 16-21, 201080808 Gallery 808 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201-3104 Opening Reception Friday Sept. 17, 2010…
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Personal Grounds

Vista Studios Artist, Susan Lenz, will exhibit her works at the City Gallery in Charleston. Here is a link to more information. http://www.thestate.com/2010/09/04/1448144/susan-lenz-to-have-exhibition.html
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Abstract art arrives | islandpacket.com

Sharon Licata will be showing her work in this exhibtion. This Hilton Head Island newspaper describes the show and publishes a picture of Sharon’s sculpture Abstract art arrives | islandpacket.com
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Pathway Icons: A Journey Inward

Mixed Media Works by Heidi Dar-Hope will be presented at the Ponder Gallery at Benedict College (1600 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29204) Exhibition Dates: August 23-October 5, 2010 Reception Date:…
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The Artists’ Roundtable

The September 10th Opening Reception of the, Artists’ Round Table sponsored, Fall Exhibit at Vista Studios Gallery 80808 will provide an overview of the range of artists the organization strives…
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Color Fields, Forms & Fractures / August 27 – September 7, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 15, 2010 if ART Gallery presents @ Gallery 80808/Vista Studios 808 Lady St. Columbia, S.C. Color Fields, Forms & Fractures: Ashlynn Browning – Philip Morsberger –…
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Resident Artist, Sharon Licata, Exhibits work in Hilton Head

The Art Beyond Tradition Group presents DIFFERENT STROKES An exhibition of extraordinary abstract art SEPTEMBER 10 – 24, 2010 ARTS CENTER OF COASTAL CAROLINA Walter Greer Gallery 14 Shelter Cove…
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The Illusion of Truth at Gallery 80808 August 19-24

Reception: August 19 at 6pm Gallery Talk: August 23 at 7pm Implicit memory is built on repeated past experiences that allow us to perform certain tasks without consciously thinking about…
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Jeff Donovan’s Show Opens Friday

IF Art,1223 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC 29201, (803) 238-2351 Contact: [email protected] Sofa Man, 2010 Acrylic, gouache, charcoal and pastel on canvas 25 x 20 in. $ 1,200 Opening This Friday…
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Interiors & Exteriors: The body and its environment Artists: Kevin Archie, Lizzie Cuthbertson, Laurel Steckel, and Joshua Zerangue Reception time: Thursday August 12 from 6-8pm Hours: Thursday, Aug 12, 6-9…
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“Keeping Abreast of Cancer” at Gallery 80808 August 6th – 10th

“Keeping Abreast of Cancer” Jim Lalumondier Reception August 6th 4-8pm (Friday) Show Runs August 6-10 This series addresses the aspects of breast cancer surgery and reconstruction via abstract acrylic paintings.…
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Artista Vista at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios

(Above: ARTISTA VISTA. Click on image to enlarge.) ARTISTA VISTA RECEPTION:Thurs. April 22 from 5 – 9 Vista Studios’ artists invite the public to view an exhibition of their work,…
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Kirkland Smith featured in Columbia Home & Garden

(Above: Artist Notes from the spring edition of Columbia Home & Garden. Click on image to enlarge and read. Featured artist: Kirkland Smith. Featured artwork: Marilyn, Assemblage of Post-Consumer Waste,…
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Nikolai Oskolkov presents DIXIE COMMISSAR/PIENSA

Dixie Commissar/PIENSA Art and Music Show SHOW WILL BE ONGOING FROM APRIL 7TH THROUGH APRIL 12THOPENING RECEPTION AND CONCERT:FRIDAY, APRIL 9TH FROM 4PM-9PM BALALAIKA CONCERT STARTS @ 7PM Come down…
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Sharon Licata featured on Limestone Symposium brochure

Gallery 80808/Vista Studios’ stone carver Sharon Licata is featured on the Indiana Limestone Symposium brochure. The workshops are taking place from June 6 – 26, 2010. There are a variety…
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Patrick Parise presents ABSTRACTIONS

(Above: Under Water by Patrick Parise. Click on image to enlarge.) ABSTRACTIONS, the fourth annual spring show of new works by artist Patrick Parise. The exhibit will open with a…
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Review of Anna Redwine’s and Laura Spong’s exhibitions

Subtle Transitions Evident in Recent Works by Redwine and Spong BY MARY BENTZ GILKERSONFrom the Free-Times. The gestural mark is an element that is equally important to both Anna Redwine…
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ANNA REWINE: Frauenau & LAURA SPONG: Renovations

(Above: Laura Spong’s Sunless Riddle, 2009. Oil on canvas. 36″ x 36″. Click on image to enlarge.) ANNA REDWINE: Frauenau & LAURA SPONG: Renovations (Above: Anna Redwine’s Junkboat, 2004. Watercolor…
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Blues Chapel and Last Words by Susan Lenz

DATES AND TIMES: Blues Chapel and Last Words Blues Chapel and Last WordsatGallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady Street, Columbia, SCFebruary 4 – 16, 2010Opening Reception: Friday, February 5 from 6 –…
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CWWYX Reviewed by Mary Gilkerson in The Free Times

Issue #23.04 :: 01/26/2010 – 02/01/2010 Artists Present 10th Annual Group Show A review of Winter Exhibition, on view at Gallery 80808 through Feb. 2. BY MARY BENTZ GILKERSON This…
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CWWYX, Winter Exhibition featuring Chesley, Williams, Wimberly and Yaghjian

(Above: Exhibition invitation. Click on this or any image to enlarge.) CWWYX (The initials CWWYX stand for Chesley, Williams, Wimberly, Yaghjian and the Roman numeral for “10”….X. This is the…
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Jeff Donovan Slide Show creating Striped Tie

(Jeff Donovan’s Mid-Career Retrospective at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios. Photo Credits: Ashleigh Burke.)For a slide show of Jeff Donovan creating Striped Tie, click HERE!
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Rachel Haynie’s Review of Jeff Donovan’s Retrospective

Donovan’s retrospective proves two out of three ain’t bad January 14, 10:05 PMColumbia Fine Arts ExaminerRachel Haynie Jeff Donovan’s retrospective show, remaining on view at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios through Monday,…
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Review by Mary Bentz Gilkerson of Jeff Donovan’s Retrospective

Exhibit Showcases Donovan’s Organic Evolution A review of Jeff Donovan: Three Decades/Twenty Years, on view at Gallery 80808 through Jan. 19. BY MARY BENTZ GILKERSON An artist’s career rarely develops…
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JEFF DONOVAN: Three Decades/Twenty Years, A Mid-Career Retrospective Exhibition

The Friar With The Plywood Collar Goes Boating, 2005, ceramics, 13 ¾” x 14 ½” x 9″ , collection of Heidi Darr-Hope and Stuart Hope, Columbia, S.C. if ART Gallery…
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Kirkland Smith in the Columbia Star

The article appears in the December 25, 2009 issue of the Columbia Star and can be found HERE! Trashy Art Assemblages by Kirkland Smith By Natasha Derrick Portrait of Marilyn…
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The Song Remains the Same

Gallery 80808/Vista Studios welcomes a solo exhibition by Stephanie Toole called The Song Remains the Same – A Study of the Music Memory Connection. Drawings and painting will be presented…
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Midlands Clay Arts Society Annual Holiday Sale

The 9th Annual Midlands Clay Arts Society HOLIDAY SALE will take place December 3 – 5, 2009 at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown arts and cultural…
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Review of Vista Lights 2009 by Mary Bentz Gilkerson

Issue #22.47 :: 11/24/2009 – 11/30/2009From the Free Times Vista Lights Shows Gradual Comeback in Local Art MarketGalleries Showing Diverse WorksbyMARY BENTZ GILKERSON The annual Vista Lights celebration, held the…
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VISTA LIGHTS 2009 at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios

(Above: Deviant Diety by Deanna Leamon. Click on image to enlarge.)Vista Studios’ 13 artists will be participating in this year’s 24th Vista Lights celebration.Reception: Thurs. Nov. 19 from 5 –…
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Liisa Salosaari Jasinski presents OIL PAINTINGS, 2006 – 2009

(Above: Zeitgeist by Liisa Salosaari Jasinski. Oil on Panel. 40″ x 48″. Click on image to enlarge.) Liisa Salosaari Jasinski will exhibit her paintings in Columbia at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios,…
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Stephen Chesley presents “27 Days in July”

Gallery 80808/Vista Studios was prominently featured on the cover and in two articles of the brand new, on-line edition of WINK. See it HERE! (Above: Vincent by Stephen Chesley. Oil…
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Morsberger and Yaghjian: Time Travelers and Dancing Man

if ART Gallery presentsat Gallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady St., Columbia, S.C. Philip Morsberger – Time Travelers&David Yaghjian – Dancing Man Oct. 16 – 27, 2009Artists’ Reception: Friday, Oct. 16, 5…
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David and Ellen Yaghjian featured in Columbia Metropolitan

The following image and article appeared in the October issue of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine. The article, “Complementary Pairs” was written by Robin Cowie Nalepa and featured photography by Jeff Amberg.…
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Jason Amick presents NEW WORKS

(Above: Isaac. Oil on panel by Jason Amick. 9 1/2″ x 14 1/2″. Click on image to enlarge.) Jason Amick presents “New Works” exhibitionat Gallery 80808 in Columbia, SC808 Lady…
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Jason Amick: New Works covered in The State

From the Arts Calendar in The State Newspaper’s Sunday, October 4, 2009 Life and Style section by Otis R. Taylor, Jr. Sacrifice, redemption and faith. The themes swell in Jason…
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OUT OF THE BOX – CHANGING FACES

(Above: Celtic Strings by Warren Brussee. Click on image to enlarge.) About Face presentsOUT OF THE BOX – CHANGING FACESatGallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady Street in Columbia’s arts and cultural district…
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About Face Landscapes

(Above: Spring into the Emerging Landscape by Bonnie Goldberg. 30 x 15 mixed media on gallery wrap canvas.) About Face presents LANDSCAPESatGallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady Street in the arts and…
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Artists Round Table Fall Exhibit

(Above: Exhibition Invitation. Click on image to enlarge.) The Friday, September 18th Opening Reception at Vista Studios Gallery 80808, sponsored by the Artists Round Table, will offer a unique view…
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Skate and Create, Sept. 11 – 13th

(Above: Skateman by David Yaghjian. This is one of the artistically altered skateboards available at the exhibition.) SKATE AND CREATEFriday, Sept. 11 – Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009Gallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady…
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Interact by Red

INTERACTA Multimedia BFA Senior Exhibition by REDGallery 80808, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s arts and cultural districtSeptember 3 – 8, 2009Hours: 5 – 9 Daily RECEPTION: Saturday, September 5 from…
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Kiln Opening: Exhibition at Gallery 80808 and SC Poetry Prize Book Launch

(Above: One of the photographs to be included in the exhibit.) “The Kiln Opening”Gallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia, SC(Above: One of the ceramic works to be displayed.…
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TATE BOYS at Gallery 80808, August 20 – 25, 2009

Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street, in Columbia’s downtown arts and cultural district will be the setting of TATE BOYS, an exhibition of fine art photography by brothers Dallas, Adam,…
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Breaking the Rules, August 13 – 16

(Above: Exhibition Invitation. Click on image to enlarge.) Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia is proud to start the art season with this exciting exhibition of fine…
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Sharon Licata, Featured in the herald Independent

Gallery 80808/Vista Studio stone sculptor Sharon Licata was recently featured in the Fairfield Vision 2009 special publication of The Herald Independent. Special correspondent Grace Tarrant was drawn to Licata’s unique…
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University Painting Society Spring Show

The University Painting Society Spring Show will showcase paintings by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of South Carolina. There will be approximately 30 paintings in a variety of…
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Leslie Hinton Presents Claytharsis, an MFA solo exhibition

(Above: Invitation to Leslie Hinton’s MFA exhibition, Claytharsis. Click on image to enlarge.) Gallery 80808/Vista Studios is pleased to announce the opening of Leslie Hinton’s MFA solo exhibition, Claytharsis. Shown…
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Janet Kozachek presents Homage to Squares: The Poetry of Paintings & Mosaics

(Above: Invitation to Janet Kozachek’s exhibition at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios. Click on image to enlarge.) “Homage to Squares: The Poetry of Paintings & Mosaics” featuring the painting, poetry, and mosaics…
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VIEW FROM THE STUDIOS, Gallery 80808/Vista Studio resident artists participate in ARTISTA VISTA

(Click on image above to enlarge. Scroll down for map!) The resident artists at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios will present their spring exhibit for Artista Vista, the annual art gallery crawl…
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Peace and Celebration: Nikolai Oskolkov and Olessia Maximenko

(Above: Big Mon by Nikolai Oskolkov. Click on image to enlarge.) Peace and Celebration: The Art of Nikolai Oskolkov and Olessia MaximenkoApril 9 – 21, 2009Opening Reception Friday April 10,…
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Laura Spong Stars in ETV’s The Big Picture

(Above: Laura Spong’s Antoni. Click on image to enlarge.) Don’t miss ETV’s The Big Picture on Thursday, April 2nd at 7:30! The program will feature Gallery 80808/Vista Studio’s talented, oil…
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A Presentation of Work: LaRoche, Holler, McIntosh, Swanson, Parrott, Blyth

(Click on invitation above to enlarge.) Gallery 80808/Vista StudiosMarch 19-23, 2009A Presentation of work by the following artists:Eileen Blyth, Laurie McIntosh, Jan Swanson, LouanneLaRoche, Brucie Holler, Lynn ParrottOpening Reception:Thursday, March…
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Vista Studio artists participate in charity art event benefiting the homeless

On Thursday, March 5, 2009 some of Columbia’s most talented artists are banding together to raise funds and awareness for the area’s homeless. This one-night only charity art sale will…
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SuperUnnatural: The Photography of Todd Oelze

Gallery 80808/Vista Studios is pleased to announce the opening ofSuperUnnatural:The Photography of Todd OelzeFebruary 19 – 24, 2009Gallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady StreetColumbia, SC 29201(803) 252-6134 Opening Reception: Friday, February 20th…
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Sharon Licata is Artist-in-Residence at Pickens High School

Artist in Residence Comes to Pickens High School (The following article documents the excitement at Pickens High School and was taken from the school’s website. ) “Rock and Roll,” are…
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Laura Spong: Still Screaming and Leo Twiggs: Targeted Man

If Art Gallery presents two solo shows at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s arts and cultural district, The Vista from Thursday, February 5 through Tuesday, February 17,…
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Winter Exhibition: Chesley, Williams, Wimberly, Yaghjian

(Click on image to enlarge.) Every year Gallery 80808/Vista Studios looks forward to this annual WINTER EXHIBITION! It is a show not to be missed. The gallery hours are 10…
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CYBER FYBER, January 8 – 20, 2009

CYBER FYBER is an exhibition of international fiber art scheduled for January 8th through 20th, 2009 at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia, South Carolina, USA. The…
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The Salon I & II: Dec. 11 – 24, 2008

THE SALON I & IIDec. 11 – 24, 2008an exhibition at two Columbia, SC, locations:Gallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady Street&if ART Gallery1223 Lincoln Street Reception and ifART Walk: Thursday, Dec. 11,…
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Midlands Clay Arts Society Annual Holiday Sale

(Click on image above to enlarge. Various works by the Midland Clay Arts Society members.) Midlands Clay Arts Society Annual Holiday Sale Thursday – Saturday, Dec. 4-6 at Gallery 80808…
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Vista Lights 2008

(Click on image above to enlarge. Above: Entrance to the main gallery area.) Vista Studios in Columbia, SC, will present the exhibit, Fall 2008 Exhibition, featuring works by studio artists…
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High Wind, Slight Rain: Stephen Chesley at the Spartanburg Art Museum

(Click on image above to enlarge.) High Wind, Slight Rain by Stephen Chesley is currently on view at the Spartanburg Art Museum. The exhibition runs through January 3, 2009. The…
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American Portraits presented by Melinda Register and Clayton Bozard

(Click on image above to enlarge.)Above: One of twenty fine art photographs by Clayton Bozard to be displayed at American Portraits.)Gallery 80808/Vista Studios is proud to have Clayton Bozard and…
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Wentworth Tradd presents Fish and Guits

(Click on image above to enlarge. This is a copy of the exhibition poster.)ONE NIGHT ONLY!On THURSDAY, October 30, 2008 Wentworth Tradd presents Fish and Guits, an exhibition of unique…
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2nd Annual SKATE and CREATE exhibition

(Above is a photo from last year’s highly successful Skate and Create exhibition. Click on image to enlarge.) Second Annual Skate and Create Exhibit WHO: Bluetile Skate Shop, Vista Gallery…
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Todd Oelze presents “Strokes of Light”

(Click on image to enlarge.) Todd Oelze presentsStrokes of Light An exhibition of abstract photographyOpening Reception: Friday, September 26 from 6 – 9Additional hours:Saturday 9/27 from 11 – 9Sunday 9/28…
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Richard Lund presents “In This City”

In This City is a a fine art photography exhibition being presented by Richard Lund at Gallery 80808 / Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The…
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Jolie’s new issue!

The September issue (Volume 1, Issue 9) of “the Midlands’ No. 1 magazine about fashion, beauty, and lifestyle” JOLIE recently hit the newsstands with images taken during the 80808 on…
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The Line According to Roland Albert, Mary Gilkerson, Sjaak Korsten & Kees Salentijn

(Click on invitation for enlargement.)The Line According To Roland Albert, Mary Gilkerson, Sjaak Korsten & Kees Salentijn is scheduled from August 29 – September 9, 2008 at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios,…
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80808 on 80808, closing dinner

After three successful weeks of viewing, 80808 on 80808 came to a close on Tuesday, August 26 with a “potluck” dinner thrown in an artistic fashion. Heidi Darr-Hope dressed the…
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Jolie shoots fashions at 80808

(Click on image above to enlarge.)This picture was taken during a photo shoot at Gallery 80808 and provided by Ja’maal Mosely, Art Director. Always fashionable, 80808 provided a backdrop for…
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80808 on 80808!

(Click on image to enlarge. Photo by Vista Studio artist Michel McNinch.) 80808 on 80808 started with a trumpet fanfare at 8:08 AM, of course. The event was off to…
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80808 on 80808: A Once in a Millennium Exhibition

Performance acts wishing to participate in the 80808 on 80808 celebration should contact Andy Witt at the Cultural Council, (803) 799-3115 or (803) 231-3131. 80808 on 80808VISUAL ARTS RECEPTION: August…
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Sharon Licata and the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Vista Studio stone carver Sharon Licata was one of nine sculptors selected for the prestigious 22nd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition. Above is one of the images from the…
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Art and Soul Retreat with Heidi Darr-Hope

What if imagination, art and our nighttime dreams are not the frosting but the fountain head of human experience? Who: Heidi Darr-Hope, mfa What: 2008 Art and Soul Retreats- Small…
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The floors

(Click on image above to see the condition of the floor!)July has traditionally been a rather slow time in the art season and at Gallery 80808. It is the perfect…
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Another review from Pickens

‘Three Women Artists’ use different mediums to create their messagesBy Jennifer PachecoPublished:The Pickens SentinelWednesday, June 25, 2008 8:27 AM CDT PICKENS COUNTY – Shadow and light, earth and water, rhythm…
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Triple Feature: Review in Upstate Today including “Blues Chapel” by Vista Studio Susan Lenz

Triple Feature by By Matt WakeFound in the Upstate TodayPhoto GalleryPICKENS — Blues singers, dusky oils and Reedy River clay vie for attention in “Three South Carolina Women Artists.” The…
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John Adams Hodge Presents: EARTH, SEA, and SKY

Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Photo Essay by John Adams Hodge opens at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street on Thursday, June 19. The fine art photography exhibition will include…
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Susan Lenz: The Blues Chapel at the Pickens Museum

(Click on image above and below to enlarge.)Three women artists, including Vista Studio artist Susan Lenz, open solo exhibitions on Saturday, June 21 from 6 – 8 PM at the…
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Yaghjian in Greenville and Lenz in Edgefield

(Click on images to enlarge.) Above and below are the invitations to King Snake Press: Ten Years After, an exhibition on view at the Greenville County Art Museum June 5…
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Nikolai Oskolkov Presents Heart and Veins of the South

Nikolai Oskolkov presents “Heart and Veins of the South” at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios May 30 through June 10 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown Vista Opening Reception: Friday, May 30…
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Storms and Rituals by Mark Hatley

(Click on image to enlarge.)Storms and RitualsAn Exhibition of Oil PaintingsbyMARK HATLEYReception: Friday, May 23 from 6 – 9 PM at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown…
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“Things I Have Seen,” a photography exhibition by Mark M. Windham

Gallery 80808 is proud to announce the upcoming exhibition of fine art photography by Mark M. Windham, 808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The Photography of Mark M.…
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“Personal Grounds” extended

Gallery 80808/Vista Studios is proud to extend “Personal Grounds” through Tuesday, May 13. This exhibition features the work of artists with studio space on the premise. For additional information and…
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Sharon Licata at the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Installation

The Mountain Times recently carried Jason Eason’s article and image as coverage for the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition installation at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. They came to…
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Artista Vista Reviewed by Mary Gilkerson in the Columbia Free Times newspaper

Mary Gilkerson, a staff writer for the Free Times weekly publication and art instructor at Columbia college, wrote a review of Artista Vista 2008 that included the following paragraphs: Personal…
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Heidi Darr-Hope’s upcoming Day Retreat

What if imagination & art are not the frosting but the fountain head of human experience? Absolutely no prior experience is necessary to participate fully in this all day retreat.…
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OPEN STUDIOS is a MAJOR SUCCESS!

Over the weekend of May 3rd and 4th, the artists at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios participated in OPEN STUDIOS. Hundreds of visitors came to admire art and witness the creative spirit…
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OPEN STUDIOS

Don’t forget! Tomorrow and Sunday are OPEN STUDIOS throughout the Columbia region. Gallery 80808/Vista Studios is a “must see” stop! For a map, click here. “Personal Grounds” is the exhibition…
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COLUMBIA ART STUDIO PROJECT

(Click on image above to enlarge.) The artists at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios want to share this important announcement because each one understands just how important a dedicated art space is…
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Vista Studio Artist Michel McNinch participates in ART WITH A HEART

(Click on invitation above to enlarge.)Vista Studio artist Michel McNinch is participating with the Corley Mill Artists’ Group in ART WITH A HEART, a charity benefiting the Ronald McDonald House…
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Photos from Artista Vista 2008

All the artists at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios pitched in for a super evening. Above, Robert Kennedy was busy making punch.(Above) Belle Jewler and Cyd Berry admire oils by David Yaghjian.The…
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Open Studios…Vista Studio mentioned in article appearing in The State

From The State Newspaper, Sunday, April 27, 2008: Studio tour offers inside look at artists’ workplaces By JEFFREY DAY For artists, the studio is a quiet, private place — except…
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Artista Vista 2008: Personal Grounds

Above is a video taken before the exhibition is fully hung, labeled, and ready for the public. The show title is “PERSONAL GROUNDS”. All Vista Studios artists have contributed work.…
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Heidi Darr-Hope featured in Undefined

The second issue of the very artsy new magazine Undefined was just published by designer Mark Pointer. Editor David Wright and his talented staff have produced an amazing work of…
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OPEN STUDIOS!

The following artists at Vista Studio will be participating in OPEN STUDIOS on Saturday, May 3 from 10 AM – 6 PM and Sunday, May 4 from 12 Noon –…
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Currently Showing at Gallery 80808: Pat Parise

Currently showing at Gallery 80808 is New Works by Patrick Parise, April 3 – 15, 2008. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 5 pmArtist’s Hours: Weekdays 4 pm…
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Sharon Licata’s Sculpture Accepted into 22nd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

(Above and below: Views of Sharon Licata’s Getting Back on the Totem. Limestone4’6″ x 3′ x 3′.) Getting Back on the Totem, a limestone sculpture created by Vista Studio artist…
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Carolina Arts covers “Personal Grounds”, upcoming exhibition

(Above: David Yaghjian’s art.) (Above: Laura Spong’s oil.) The April issue of Carolina Arts carries the following article and the two images above. To visit Carolina Arts’ current on-line articles,…
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New Works by Patrick Parise, April 3 – 15, 2008

(Above: Sentinel. Click on image to enlarge.) “NEW WORKS” by Columbia Artist PATRICK PARISEThursday, April 3 – Tuesday, April 15, 2008(Above: Daybreak. Click on image to enlarge.) Gallery Hours: Monday…
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Jeff Donovan’s work is cover of Lake Murray Magazine

(Click on image to enlarge and view and enlarged cover of the Lake Murray Magazine.) Columbia Open Studios will take place the weekend of May 3 and 4. Almost all…
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Vista Studio Artist Michel McNinch Honored With Art Spirit Achievement Award

The South Carolina State Fair is proud to announce the eighteenth (18th) recipient of the annual South Carolina State Fair Fine Art Spirit Achievement Award is Michel McNinch of Irmo,…
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ABSTRACTED IN NATURE: Mahrlein, Rudolf, Spong

(Above: Laura Spong, Good Report, Bad Report, No Report, 2007. Oil on canvas, 100″ x 80″. Click on image to enlarge.) if ARTpresents atGallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady St., Columbia, S.C.…
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Ethel S. Brody: Article in the Free Times by Dan Cook

Issue #21.10 :: 03/05/2008 – 03/11/2008A Show of Her Own Longtime Museum Benefactor in Solo Gallery Exhibit BY DAN COOK Anyone who spends much time at functions held at the…
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Ethel S. Brody: Her Works

(Above: Enigma, c. 1994. Acrylic on canvas, 36″ x 36″. Click on image to enlarge.) ETHEL S. BRODY: HER WORKSColumbia Painter and Museum Benefactor Exhibits 40 Years Of ArtatGallery 80808/Vista…
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ATMOSPHERIC NOISE, Part One by DON ZURLO

Don Zurlo Attempts to Reconcile Freedom with Order at His Upcoming Exhibit(Kimberly Reda-Wilson) Don Zurlo, MFA Rutgers, presents his “visualization of the creative process” that began at Starbuck’s in the…
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Vista Studio Artists participate in Philharmonic Benefit

Thirty-eight South Carolina artists,including Vista Studio artists Sharon Licata and Michel McNinch, have each transformed a musical instrument into a piece of art. Creations (violins, violas, cello and flute) are…
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The Inventory

(Above: Dorothy Netherland’s Lucky. Click on image to enlarge.) if ART presents THE INVENTORY at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios , 808 Lady Street in the downtown Vista area of Columbia, South…
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Slightly off the Path by Matthew Givens

Matthew Givens presents Slightly off the Path at Gallery80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown Vista area. The exhibition begins on Thursday, February 7th and runs through Tuesday, February…
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ARTSFEST 2008 in Florence, South Carolina

Artsfest 2008 Juried Exhibition and Art Sale will open with a Gala Preview on Thursday, February 7 from 6 PM until 10 PM at the former Florence County Public Library…
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Vista Studio Artist at Night on the Nile Gala

Please note: At the time of this post there is still a wonderful exhibit at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia, SC. Winter Exhibition features art by…
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Chesley, Williams, Wimberly, Yaghjian…continues through February 5, 2008

(Above: Mike Williams’ acrylic and ink on canvas, 2008. This Fish Has Feet. Click on image to enlarge.) In case you missed the fabulous opening reception of this year’s Winter…
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WINTER EXHIBITION: Chesley, Williams, Wimberly, Yaghjian

(Above, from left to right: Ed Wimberly, Mike Williams, Stephen Chesley, and David Yaghjian.) (Above: David Yaghjian and his studio arrangement.) (Above: Stephen Chesley and his studio arrangement.) (Above: Mike…
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PHOTO GRA3

Eric Plaag / Toby Morriss / Jennifer Knight present A exhibition of fine photography at Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown Vista. For additional information, please call the…
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Four Guys and a Gallery

(Above: Article as it appears in the January edition of Lake Murray Carolina Magazine. Click image to enlarge.) Four Guys and a GalleryBy Rachel HayniePhotography By Anne McQuary, Hey Baby…
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Strata, Article featuring Susan Lenz

(Click on photos above to enlarge!) The above photos is from the Nov/Dec issue of South Carolina Homes & Gardens of an article called Strata written by Rachel Haynie. It…
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David Yaghjian wins third place at the Florence Miniature Competition

Vista Studio artist David Yaghjian won third place in the annual Friends of the Florence Museum Miniature Art Competition which is on display from November 27 until December 21, 2007.…
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Pat Callahan’s Success at Charlotte’s Thunder Road Marathon

Vista Studio artist Pat Callahan ran her first full marathon on Saturday, December 8 in Charlotte’s Thunder Road Marathon. She finished with a time of 3:42.55 which put her in…
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if ART Gallery presents Construction Crew III

(To enlarge, please click on the image!) if ART presents atGallery 80808/Vista Studios808 Lady St., Columbia, S.C. C o n s t r u c t i o n C…
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Vista Studio Artist Susan Lenz accepted into Craftforms 2007

Vista Studio artist Susan Lenz recently had The Collector accepted into Craftforms 2007, an international juried contemporary fine craft exhibition featuring 82 works by 80 artists from 25 States, Canada,…
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Heidi Darr-Hope’s Retreat to Mallorca, Spain

Sharon Bray and Heidi Darr-Hope present the Fourth Annual Serrania Retreat Sanctuary: Exploring the Self in Writing and ArtMay 24 – 31, 2008Mallorca, Spain Early bird special of $1,500 until…
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Heidi Darr-Hope’s upcoming monthly art & soul retreats

What if imagination & art are not the frosting but the fountain head of human experience? Rolo May For information on Heidi’s 2008 retreat offeringshttp://www.darr-hope.com/Scheduled%20Workshops.htm#Weekend%20Retreats I am in the process…
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Vista Lights 2007 Reviewed in The State by Jeffrey Day

Review: Stroll through the Vista again — for art’s sake By JEFFREY DAY – [email protected] You could be like everyone else and spend today shopping for clothing, appliances and toys.…
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Vista Lights 2007 Reviewed in the Free Times

Issue #20.47 :: 11/21/2007 – 11/27/2007 Vista Lights Should Return to Core Mission: Showcasing the Arts BY MARY BENTZ GILKERSON Vista Lights — just like Artista Vista — originally was…
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Vista Lights 2007 in pictures

(Above: Pat Gilmartin’s ceramic Catfish with a trio of oil panels by Stephen Chesley.) The artists of Gallery 80808/Vista Studios have hung a beautiful exhibition of recent work for the…
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Vista Lights 2007

(Above: David Yaghjian’s Launched, acrylic on paper) Fall Exhibition 2007 opens at Gallery 80808 as past of Vista Lights on Thursday, November 15, 2007, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The gallery…
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Cats on a Leash: A Great Opening

Jeri Burdick, Clark Ellefson, Heidi Darr-Hope, Clay Burnette, Judy Hubbard, and Lee Malerich opened Cats on a Lease: Three Decades at Play on Friday, October 26 to rave reviews at…
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Kleinformat/Small Format at if ART Gallery

(Click on image above to enlarge!) Vista Studio artist Stephen Chesley is one of ten artists being featured in Kleinformat/Small Format: The Columbia – Kaiserslautern Exchange at if ART Gallery,…
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Cats on a Leash: Three Decades at Play

Gallery 80808 is thrilled to present CATS ON A LEASH: THREE DECADES AT PLAY featuring work by Jeri Burdick, Clay Burnette, Clark Ellefson, Heidi Darr-Hope, Judy Hubbard, and Lee Malerich…
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Solo Exhibition of Laura Spong’s work at Francis Marion

October 2 – November 15, 20078:30 am – 5:00 pm Mon-FriHyman Fine Arts Center Gallery Paintings by Laura Spong In 2006, Laura Spong had four solo exhibitions. They included a…
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Old & New: Carl Blair and Anna Redwine

if ART presents Old & New: Carl Blair and Anna Redwine at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown Vista from Friday, October 12 through Tuesday, October 23,…
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Through the Eyes of Art

Vista Studio artists Susan Lenz and Michel McNinch are among the artists participating this Through the Eyes of Art at Saluda Shoals on Sunday, October 7.Through the Eyes of ArtStart…
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Memory and Place: An exhibit by Angela Bradburn and Claire Farrell

Works by Claire Farrell and Angela Bradburn to Be Exhibited and Gallery 80808 Memory and Place, an exhibit of recent works by Columbia artists, Angela Bradburn and Claire Farrell will…
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David Yaghjian’s painting featured in Charlotte newspaper article and Winthrop University Art Gallery exhibit

This past Friday, September 21, the Charlotte Observer ran the following article advertising an art exhibition at Winthrop University. Vista Studio artist David Yaghijan is included in the exhibit and…
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Spirited Versatility by Tony E. Forrest

Above is the invitation to the art event opening this week at Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street featuring work by North Carolina artist Tony E. Forrest. Free parking for this…
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Introducting Michel McNinch

The artists at Vista Studios are pleased to welcome painter Michel McNinch. Michel is subletting one of the studios for the next six months and will be exhibiting work with…
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FAME FACTOR

if ART PRESENTS AT GALLERY 80808/VISTA STUDIOS: THE FAME FACTOR Featuring art by: Benny Andrews (American, 1930-2006) – Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) – Lynn Chadwick (British, 1914-2003) – Corneille (Dutch,…
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Stephen Chesley’s Solo Exhibition at the Myrtle Beach Art Museum

One of Vista Studios’ resident oil painters is being featured in a solo exhibition in Myrtle Beach. Here’s the information: The Art of Stephen Chesley: Twilight, Slight Rain Poetic Realist…
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Sculpture 2007: Tri-State Sculptors Exhibit includes Vista Studio artist Sharon Licata

Sculpture by members of the Tri-State sculptors Education Association will be on view in the Wellington B. Gray Gallery and the Rocky Mount Arts Center from September 5 until 28,…
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Narratives: Family Biennial

Narratives: Family Biennial Gallery 80808 is pleased to announce this weekend exhibition featuring work by Mana Hewitt, Steve Hewitt, and Vanessa Grubbs. OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, August 31 from 5:30 until…
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Vista Studio Artist exhibiting in Gallery 80808 in August

Saturday August 18, 2007 Vista Studio artist exhibiting through August 28 The artists with space at Vista Studios are exhibiting work in Gallery 80808, its atrium, and the hallways through…
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Fiifo Boamah and Derk Ansani present “Authentic Africa”

Friday July 27, 2007 Fiifi Boamah & Derek Ansani present Authentic Africa AUTHENTIC AFRICA, presented by Fiifi Boamah and Derek Ansani, runs from Thursday August 2nd, 2007 to Tuesday August…
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Kiln Opening, July 14, 2007

Saturday July 14, 2007 Kiln Opening: July 14 After weeks of work vending the kilns, Jeff Donovan’s studio is handsomely equipped for firing both regular clay and paper clay. The…
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Cara Moskot, July 5 – 10, 2007

Thursday July 5, 2007 CARA MOSKOT at Gallery 808008 Cara Moskot presents her Master of Fine Arts Exhibition: Forming Sense From Out of Place from July 5-10, 2007 at Gallery…
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Posts from May 22, 2007 until July 1, 2007

Sunday July 1, 2007 Skate and Create Photos and news http://216.239.51.104/search?q=cache:kn_8BI-zyWYJ:www.thestate.com/+Skate+and+Create,+Columbia,+SC&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=usBy cutting and pasting the link above, one can view photographs from the recent exhibition, Skate and Create, held at…
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Posts from April 17, 2007 until May 15, 2007

Tuesday May 15, 2007 Corley Mill Spring Art Exhibit The Corley Mill Artist Group opens their spring art exhibition with a reception at Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street this Friday,…
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Posts from March 19, 2007 until April 9, 2007

Monday April 9, 2007 Tyrone Geter Presents HEADS UP Tyrone Geter opens HEADS UP at Gallery 80808, 808 Lady Street in Columbia’s downtown Vista this Thursday, April 12, 2007 with…
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Posts from February 6, 2007 until March 7, 2007

Wednesday March 7, 2007 if Art International presents Leamon and Thornton if ART, International Fine Art Servicespresents at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady St., Columbia, S.C.TWO SOLO EXHIBITIONS: Deanna Leamon:…
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Posts from December 8-9, 2006 until January 30, 2007

Tuesday January 30, 2007 Tapestry in Blue by Susan Lenz featured at Mac’s on Main Tapestry in Blue, a grouping of twenty-four mixed media portraits of early female Blues singers…
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Posts from November 21, 2006 until October 4, 2006

Tuesday November 21, 2006 MIDLANDS CLAY ARTS SOCIETY’S HOLIDAY SALE Midlands Clay Arts Society will have their 7th annual Holiday show and sale on December 1st and 2nd, 2006 at…
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Posts from September 21, 2006 until May 9, 2006

Thursday September 21, 2006 Hank Fuseler’s show HANK FUSELER AT GALLERY 80808 SEPTEMBER 21-26REFLECTIONS ON LIFE IN SOUTH CAROLINA part IV ARTIST’S RECEPTION FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 6-10pmFEATURING MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY…
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Posts from January 22, 2006 to May 3, 2006

Wednesday May 3, 2006 GENESIS, An Exhibit by Alicia Leeke GALLERY 80808 IN COLUMBIA, SC TO FEATURE “GENESIS,” AN EXHIBIT BY ALICIA LEEKE Gallery 80808 will feature the exhibit Genesis,…
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Posts from October 1, 2005 until January 16, 2006

Monday January 16, 2006 Licata’s Solo Show www.gallery80808vistastudios.com The Upstairs Gallery Information: Who: Columbia based artist Sharon Collings Licata What: Terra Firma carved stone and free formed clay sculptures When:…
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Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005 Post

Saturday October 1, 2005 Gallery 80808 Schedule for 2005 – 2006 Oct. 27 – Nov. 2 Photography show by USC Photo Club. Nov. 3 – 9 Paintings by students of…
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