Posts from October 1, 2005 until January 16, 2006

Monday January 16, 2006

Licata’s Solo Show

The Upstairs Gallery Information:

Who: Columbia based artist Sharon Collings Licata

What: Terra Firma carved stone and free formed clay sculptures

When: January 9 though February 28, 2006

Where: The Upstairs Gallery located in the Administration Building USC Sumter 200 Miller Rd.

Hours: Open during normal business hours Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Additional Information: For more information on this exhibit, contact either Professor Cara-lin Getty, USC Sumter’s director of galleries and curator of exhibits, by calling 938-3727, or Laura Cardello, galleries or exhibits assistant, at 938-3858 weekdays.

Laura J. Cardello
Galleries and Exhibits Assistant
Division of Arts and Letters
(803) 938-3858

Tuesday December 20, 2005

Blyth, Burdick, Gilmartin & Whittle – 1/19-1/24

The first show of the new year at Gallery 80808 features four Carolina artists within a Feng Shui-designed installation. The show, entitled Elements, opens Thursday, January 19, with a reception from 5 to 9 p.m. and will remain on view through Tuesday, January 24. A variety of art forms will comprise the show, including paintings and collages by Eileen Blyth, mosaic tile work and other ceramics by Jeri Burdick, ceramic sculpture by Pat Gilmartin, and collages by Emily Whittle. Feng Shui consultant, Toni Forrest, will guide the design and arrangement of the gallery for this exhibition.

The gallery is located at 808 Lady Street. Although the street is under construction, it remains open to traffic and parking, and the gallery is accessible from either Lady or Gervais Street. Hours for the show are: Thursday 1/19, 5-9; Friday 10-6; Saturday and Sunday 1-4; Monday and Tuesday 10-4. For further information call Pat Gilmartin at 252-6134.

Thursday December 1, 2005

Holiday Open Studios


The artists of Vista Studio present at VISTA STUDIOS
808 Lady Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Artists: Pat Callahan, Don Zurlo, David Yaghjian, Laura Spong, Ethel Brody, Carol Barks, Pat Gilmartin, Sharon Collings Licata, Robert Kennedy, Heidi-Darr Hope, and Susan Lenz

Saturday, December 10, 2005 from 2 PM until 5 PM
Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 5 PM until 8 PM

For more information, please contact Vista Studios at (803) 252-6134, or

The resident artists of Vista Studio are pleased to announce holiday open studio hours on two different days, Saturday, December 10, 2-5 PM and again on Thursday, December 15 from 5 until 8 PM. Artists will be presenting recent work and pieces perfect for holiday gift giving.

Studios will have works in progress. Media include figurative nudes, non-objective and traditional oils, stone and ceramic sculptures, fibers, collage, and both 2D and 3D mixed media. Artists will be available for in depth conversations and questions. The atmosphere promises to be at once festive but relaxed.

Browsers will have an opportunity to see works in progress as well as visit “Construction Crew”, an ifArt, International Fine Art Services exhibition in the main gallery featuring German artist Klaus Hartmann and South Carolina artists Kim Keats, Peter Lenzo, and Edward Rice.

Wednesday November 9, 2005

November Events

November 3-9 -Paintings by Students of Reuben Gambrell

November 17-30 – Vista Lights Featuring new works by Vista Studios artists

Saturday October 1, 2005

Accessibilities 2005 – Sumter

Accessibilities 2005 features Vista Studios Artists.
Opens Sept. 30th and runs thru October.
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