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Art Mecca of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Charleston's Hip, Live, Art Gallery
Interests: local art, artists, contemporary art, gallery, charleston, photography, mixed media, sculptures, painting, handcrafted jewelry
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Art Mecca of Charleston cordially invites you to the show David Gildersleeve : Cartoonist Extraordinaire! David is an award winning cartoonist who has been featured in many magazines from the "Crescent Review" to "Playboy" and famous on TEDtalks. The gallery will feature Live music by Scott Fedewa along with complimentary... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Building the Backdrop Behind your Vintage Photo Teaching Artist : Brandi Butcher Saturday, March 7th 2pm-5pm Tickets $80 per Person, Purchase Tickets at: https://brandiebutcher.selz.com/ Select the workshop and order! artistbrandibutcher@gmail.com 515.664.3240 Step by Step Instruction, take home your finished piece of art featuring your own photograph! Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2015 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Art Mecca of Charleston cordially invites you to their monthly artists reception featuring Chris and Cami Smith. The gallery will be serving complimentary beverages. Participate in our RAFFLE! Chris Smith will be giving away a free print to the raffle winner! The tickets are only $1.00. A portion of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Kelly Wenner Grossman and Mackenzie King Local Artists and Gallery Owners artmeccaofcharleston@gmail.com 843.577.0607 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 13th 2015 South Eastern Wildlife Exposition Charleston, SC Art Mecca of Charleston cordially invites you to their annual exhibition in honor of the South Eastern Wildlife Exposition. They will be featuring two... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Unique copper and glass art that tells a story in both words and visual composition. Check out Houston Llew's amazing Spirittiles! The glass is applied to one side of the metal using stencils and relying on precise layering with hand sifters. The piece is only fired once. After firing, a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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You can literally smell the fresh wood coming from Lloyd Mandel's natural wood-turned bowls. All made from Charleston trees, they make such a unique gift. All are food safe! 427 King #sculpture #wood #charlestonart (5 photos) Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Metal Metal and more Metal! We love metal! We love the dirty grunt work that comes along with metal art! Why? Because the final product around ones neck or wrist is so satisfying and worth it! The phrase "blood sweat and tears" rings true for Mackenzie King. After a long... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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This holiday season we are thankful for sparkles. We always enjoy the fall and holiday fashions, especially when they glimmer. We especially enjoy Natalie Taylor's drawings of her caricatures. Her illustrations bring glimmering fashions and imaginative stories into the gallery. This time we are particularly excited about "Lucille" , a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Like jelly fish, there is a graceful harmony in Daniella Fishburne's photograph "Illumination". She presents the juxtaposition in such blissful creatures with deadly venom. Through her graceful harmony, dark tone and subtle mood her work portrays the beauty of grace in the depths of danger and the unknown. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Daniella Fishburne & Richard Ellis - 3 time Pulitzer Prize nominated & National Geographic photographer. Through the Lens: realism and surrealism This Friday 5-8pm — at The ART MECCA of Charleston. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Realism and Surrealism in the South Photography Exhibition Featuring, Emerging Artist Daniella Fishburne and three-time Pulitzer Prize nominated photographer Richard Ellis Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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We love live painting! Enjoying some hot coffee while watching Jeremy Croft paint from the lovely live model Emily! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Inspired by her Spanish roots, Daniella Willett- Rabin uses shapes and intricate patterning to portray her subject matter. Whether she is painting a cityscape or a cat looking out the window, Daniella emphasizes substance in simple everyday moments. Her patterns and bold colors dance whimsically throughout the canvas in perfect... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Jane Ann Sweeny keeps it real with her archival materials and intricate wood carving. Jane uses oil based inks on archival paper and frames her work by using the back of birch wood panels. Jane Ann Sweeny received her BFA in Printmaking from Clemson University. She is a visual artist,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Mike Hayes's technique allows one to Capture the gradual flow of rich color forming a profound picture of ocean-life. Mike's delicate brush strokes express the fragile life beneath the sea. Below is one of his paintings of a Coral Reef. Using a harmony of violets, purples, blues, crimson reds and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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"Water Preserved" by Michael Hayes The misuse of our oceans is endangering some of the world's oldest and most beautiful creatures. Whales, fish, coral, and kelp are among some of the species in these fragile ecosystems that are being destroyed from pollution and abuse. Mike's paintings shine a light on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Join us Friday, September 19th from 5pm-8pm to celebrate our ceramic artists and their works. Llyod Mandel, Miyako Fujiwara, Jeanie Karmiel, and Holly Benton will be showcasing their beautiful pieces. From bud vases, bowls and mugs to pitchers and abandoned homes, there will be a broad selection of handcrafted work... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Rember the good ole days of Charlie Brown? Who knew that something that seems so simple like a cartoon can be so complex? Isnt it ironic that as we grow older we have to learn how to make things simple again. It becomes more and more impossible to think about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Since Claudia was young enough to remember, she has always identified herself as an artist, drawing on anything available: the smooth sand at the beach, the underside of bark, rocks, or even charcoal leftover from girl scout camp outs. Claudia recieved her BFA degree as an honor graduate in 1967... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
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Join us Friday June 20th 5PM-8PM in celebrating the art of "Inner Energies". We will be featuring our artist Doris Colbert Kennedy and take a look at her artistic expression of "Quantum Physics", "Energy" and God. While studying her process you will probably ask yourself "What is a Higgs Boson... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Join us Friday June 20th 5PM-8PM in celebrating the art of "Inner Energies". We will be featuring our artist Doris Colbert Kennedy and take a look at her artistic expression of "Quantum Physics", "Energy" and God. While studying her process you will probably ask yourself "What is a Higgs Boson... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog
Art for Freedom’s sake Art Mecca of Charleston’s heart for their city pours over into the lives of recovering women. Art Mecca’s desire is to cultivate the city of Charleston through the arts. We want to reach people. We do not want just a “lovely painting” we want a painting... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at The Art Mecca's Blog