Studio Artists Showcase

ROCK HILL, SC – The Studio Artists Showcase is on display in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC from November 2 – 17, 2018. There is a free, public reception at the Center for the Arts on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

This unique exhibit explores the works created by the artists working within the studios at the Center for the Arts and Gettys Art Center. With more than 20 artists in the studios, this group show features dynamic artwork that represents a wide variety of media. Many of the artists show their work in galleries across the United States and have pieces in private collections around the world. The Studio Artists Showcase is a preview of what patrons will discover when visiting studios when the artists welcome the public into their open studios during Art Party, November 15 - 17, 2018.

Also during the free, public reception on Friday, November 16, 2018:

Competitive Portrait Drawing

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730

6 – 7 PM

This event is a tournament style knockout battle that begins with sixteen artists paired off in sets of two. Each pair is in competition to create their best portrait of a model with just five minutes on the clock. Pencils down at the sound of the buzzer. The model in each pairing serves as judge and jury, choosing their favorite of the two portraits drawn of them. The winning artist from each pair then moves on to the next round until only two artists remain. The final two artists go head-to-head in Round 4, with the decision going to the final model of the evening. The winning artist of the competition is crowned champion and is awarded the $100 grand prize.

For more information about the artists working in the studios at the Center for the Arts and Gettys Art Center, visit yorkcountyarts.org/studioartists.

Exhibits in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts are sponsored by O’Darby’s Fine Wine & Spirits.

The Arts Council is headquartered in downtown Rock Hill, a state-recognized cultural district. For more information on Arts Council events, contact the Arts Council of York County at 803-328-2787, by email at arts@yorkcountyarts.org, or visit our webpage at http://www.yorkcountyarts.org.