2016/2017 - Past Exhibitions



17 contemporary ceramic artists from the Southeast including; Alice Ballard, William Baker, Daniel Bare, Sharon Campbell, Bob Chance, Diana Farfan, Darin Gehrke, Glenda Guión, Leslie Hinton, Betsy Kaemmerlen, Jay Owens, Elaine Quave, Mike Vatalaro, Frank Vickery, Mallory Wetherell, David Zacharias, and Valerie Zimany highlight the conceptual and formal range of possibilities with the elemental medium of clay. 


December 2, 2016 - January 25, 2017 / 10"x10"=100 Challenge

100 local artists created original 10"x10"pieces.


November 4 - November 18, 2016 / Artists of the West Village of Greenville

The Village Artists participating in Open Studios were invited to show work in the GCCA Gallery, with the opening on First Friday November 4th from 6 - 9pm. Open Studios allows you to experience the life of local artists at work in their studios for one full weekend this November. Engage with our community’s incredible talent, learn about artistic processes, enhance or begin your art collection and become inspired. greenvillearts.com/mac-programs/open-studios


October 7 - October 25, 2016 / Greenville County Art Teachers Show

Meet your child's art teacher in the Greenville County K-12 Visual Art Teachers Show! All visual art teachers from Greenville County have been invited to exhibit their work in the GCCA Gallery. Opening Reception on First Friday October 7 from 6 - 9pm.


August 5 - September 27, 2016 / GCCA Member Show and Brandon Fellows Exhibition

GCCA Members share their talent in our first annual Member Show. The show is an excellent opportunity for the community to see the breadth and depth of work being created in and around Greenville. Opening reception August 5th during First Friday.


June 3rd - July 27, 2016 / Telling Her Story

Each of the eleven artists shares her feminine perspective in this show entitled "Telling Her Story." The show includes the works of Alice Ballard, Mandy Blankenship, Camela Guevara, Louisa Pyle Kirk, Michele Maynard, Naomi Nakazato, Emily Neal, Michelle Berg Radford, Valerie Zimany, April Harrison, and Suzanne Zoole. Daydreams, identity, motherhood, cultural stereotypes, nature, and technology are some of the themes interpreted in the artwork.  Many materials are represented, including textiles, ceramics, paint, papers and collected objects.
In addition, the Hallway Gallery will display "The Story Within", an exhibit of artwork created by 10 young women from the Smith House of Pendleton Place in Greenville, SC.  On Tuesday, July 12, writer Ann Hicks will tell her own story "From Hungarian Refugee to Art Critic" for the GCCA lecture series.


April - May 2016 / Kindred Spirits

Artists in the show: Jay Zerbe of Indiana, Galen Cheney of Vermont, Matthew Dibble of Ohio, Margaret Glew from Canada, Steven Aimone of North Carolina, as well as Katherine Aimone. The premise of this vibrant and bold exhibition of abstract painting is to illustrate that the movement of Abstract Expressionism in New York, which began in the 1940s and lasted into the 50s is still very alive today.

Abstract Expressionism was the first American movement to overpower European dominance in the Western art world, leading the way to America having an international presence.


February - March 2016 Carnival - A celebration of artistic revelry

Celebrating artistic revelry with artwork from over 40 artists with additional work presented by Palmetto Luna Arts fostering Latino Arts & Culture.


December 2015 - January 2016 Unseen Greenville

"Unseen Greenville" is a juried exhibition focusing on the people and places in Greenville County that often go unnoticed. While Greenville continues to grow and prosper, we often lose sight of the wealth of experiences, places and diversity found below the service. This exhibition will focus on those parts of Greenville which are often unnoticed, but are a vital part of what has made Greenville an amazing place to be.


October - November 2015 Making Faces 11 Artists Interpret the Portrait

Cassia Abbott, Allison Anne Brown, Anthony Conway, Kevin Isgett, Polly Galliard, Dabney Mahanes, Glen Miller, JJ Ohlinger, Adam Schrimmer, Tim Speaker and Eli Warren

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