Persistence of the Figure
June 1 - July 25, 2018
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 encompasses multiple mediums including painting, drawing, ceramics, found objects, and sculptures. Artists Brandi Read (Glendale, AZ), 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.
april 6 - may 23, 2018
For the artists participating in Material Transformation the major themes of mythology, pop-culture, self-deprecating humor, identity and experience are woven into the physical properties of the work they create. The artists, George Bedell (La Plata, MD), Donte' Hayes (Kennesaw, GA), James Lynch (Travelers Rest, SC), Rob Millard-Mendez (Evansville, IN), and Kathy Moore (Belton, SC), use assemblage and the re-contextaliztion of material to tell stories that are implicitly tied to the transformative properties of process and the abstraction of experience.
Making our mark: The artists of studio south & Cecelia Feld: Chasing the Unexpected
February 2 - March 28, 2018
Making Our Mark brings together seventeen artists of the Studio South painting group. The work included in the exhibition represents the range of techniques and styles that each member contributes to the group while highlighting the love of painting that they share.
December 1 - january 24, 2018
A multi-disciplinary exhibition featuring the work of Abraham Abebe, David Bogus, Lindsay McCulloch and Laura Mosquera, four artists working in multiple mediums with a common conceptual undercurrent of rhythm and geometry.
Confluence: CONTEMPORARY PRINT COLLECTIVE (CPC) SOUTH CAROLINA / TAIWAN PRINT EXCHANGE
OCTOBER 6 - NOVEMBER 27, 2017
22 artists from the Contemporary Printmaking Collective of South Carolina and 22 artists from the Ideas Creation Studio of Taiwan will exhibit together in this international exchange of printmaking ideas and images.
Contemporary Print Collective fosters an awareness for original hand-made artist prints by promoting exhibitions, educational opportunities, and encouraging the art of collecting prints.
GCCA ANNUAL SHOWCASE: MEMBER SHOW, 2017 BRANDON FELLOWS FINAL SHOW, AND SUMMER ART CAMP SHOW
AUGUST 4 - SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
Open to current GCCA 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. Not currently a member? Click here to join GCCA today!
June – July 2017
'In Sight' is a group exhibition of new work by Greenville based artists Dorothy Shain, Kiah Bellows and Glory Day Loflin. After participating in a class at Penland taught by Alice Ballard last fall, they brought that educational experience back to Greenville to share with their community: Dorothy through collage, Kiah through painting, and Glory through outdoor drawing.
APRIL – MAY 2017
Contemporary jewelry challenges the notion of what is wearable, pushing the boundaries between the wearable and the sculptural. The twenty-three artists included in the Wearable Art exhibition consider the history of adornment and how established norms can be broken or rewritten.
POSSIBILITIES: GCCA CERAMICS INVITATIONAL
FEBRUARY – MARCH 2017
17 contemporary ceramic artists from the Southeast (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 2016 – January 2017
100 local artists created original 10"x10" pieces.
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.
GCCA Member Show and Brandon Fellows Exhibition
August – September 2016
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.
Telling Her Story
June – July 2016
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.
April – May 2016
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.
CARNIVAL: A celebration of artistic revelry
February – March 2016
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