The GCCA Main Gallery provides approximately 4,000 square feet of exhibition space and features the work of local, regional, and national artists from all disciplines in 6 shows per year.
Exhibition proposals for the GCCA Main Gallery are reviewed and scored by the Exhibition Committee annually. The deadline for exhibition proposals for the 2019/2020 calendar passed on January 12, 2018. CLICK HERE to learn more about the exhibition proposal process.
Gcca Member Show
August 3, 2018 - September 26, 2018
Opening Reception: First Friday, August 3, 2018 from 6–9pm
Open to all current members, the annual Member Show provides an opportunity for the community to see the breadth and depth of work being created by supporting members of GCCA. If you're a current member and you want to exhibit a piece in the 2018 Member Show, please review the guidelines for participating below and click on the RSVP button that follows to reserve your exhibition space by Thursday, July 19.
TEXTILES: A HISTORY OF EXPRESSION
& LAST WORDS BY SUSAN LENZ
OCTOBER 5 - NOVEMBER 28, 2018
Opening Reception: First Friday, October 5, 2018 / 6:00 - 9:00 pm
ARTalk: Tuesday, November 13 / 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Textiles: A History of Expression illuminates textiles through contemporary concepts while reflecting traditional approaches to the medium. The exhibition highlights central themes of memory, fluidity of emotion, multi-sensory experience and reverence. Using natural dyeing, meticulous handwork, embroidery, and quilting techniques, the artists invite viewers into thoughtful engagement with their experience. The artists, Alice Schlein (Greenville, SC), Sasha de Koninck (Santa Monica, CA), Beth Andrews (Greer, SC), Kristy Bishop (Charleston, SC), and Meredith Piper (Greenville, SC) re-energize the rich history of textile by continually informing their contemporary practices.
persistence of the figure
june 1, 2018 – july 25, 2018
Opening Reception: First Friday June 1, 2018 6-9 pm
ARTalk: The Figure in Art: Naturalistic, Symbolic and Expressive / June 12, 2018 6-7 pm
In the Persistence of the Figure exhibition the body becomes a vehicle for addressing meaning in the human condition with themes centered around empathy, shame and consumption. The artwork ranges across multiple mediums including painting, drawing, ceramics, found objects, and sculptures. Artists Brandi Read, Colleen Critcher (Florence, SC), Gill Alexander (Miami Beach, FL), Lucy Bailey (Irmo, SC) and Michael Benvenia (Lancaster, Pa) chronicle their continual experimentation with the boundaries of the human figure.
Greenville Center for Creative Arts, a community art center in Greenville, SC, invites established and emerging artists to submit proposals for solo or group exhibitions for the 2020/2021 exhibition calendar. The GCCA Main Gallery provides approximately 4,000 square feet of exhibition space and features the work of local, regional, and national artists from all disciplines in 6 – 8 shows per year.
Deadline for Exhibition Proposals for 2020/2021 Calendar: January 12, 2019