2023 Selected Artists

AC Button II
"My lifelong work as a sculptor and three-dimensional artist varies greatly.I have carved since the day I turned 6 and bought my first real knife with my own money.   Working as a granite sculptor has been my full-time profession...
Aimee Wise
I am a multidisciplinary artist working at the intersection of scientific research, emotional experience, and symbolic meaning. I focus on natural elements and behaviors to underline a relationship with the environment, how it fits within our realm of existence, and...
Andrea Harper
Andrea Harper's art is an expression of healing, for her as the artist, and for the viewer. Never receiving any formal art education, Harper expressed her creativity in quilting and hobbies. In her mid-30s, she started painting as part of...
Andrew Blanchard
For the past decade, Andrew Blanchard’s work has volleyed between personal reflection and objective reportage. Blanchard’s screen-printed paintings touch upon prickly issues such as boundaries and division, as well as the balance that can be found by summoning childhood nostalgia....
Barbour Bordogna
I retired from teaching art after 34 years. I have been focused on painting, spinning, weaving, knitting and crocheting for the last 10 years. My studio is over my garage. Making art is my bliss. I choose subject matter in...
Beth Bullman Regula
Beth is a South Carolina native and earned her college degree from Winthrop University. She has been an art educator in schools from the foothills of South Carolina to the coast, with a brief time in Atlanta designing computer based...
Carol Story
I am an artist who works in oils and predominantly paints landscapes or still life. I want to use whatever gifts I've been given to display truth as beautifully as I can, so my work tends toward realism. I find...
Carroll Foster
It has been a pleasure making a living in the creative field for most of my life and to be considered an artist by others is a blessing.  I have been a commercial and fine art photographer for almost thirty...
Catherine Conrad
Art has always been my way of exploration on life's journey. A constant form that exists in most all my art is an organic seed and cell-like shape that holds and reflects hope and possibility. As a conceptual abstract artist,...
Chusak Majarone
Over thirty years ago, I began to shift from drawing to collecting and gathering objects of interest to create mixed media art. I collect items everywhere I wander, from walks, secondhand shops, flea markets, and  rummaging through trash or debris...
Dave Sawyer
This technique combines the interaction of clay, glaze and fire in a rapidly changing series of environments that results in unique and often unpredictable results. I enjoy combining detailed designs with the spontaneous effects of raku glazes and firing to...
David Datwyler
David Datwyler is a wood artist who lives in Spartanburg, SC. His work is inspired by historical and modern vessels, especially pottery and blown glass. Although often based on utilitarian items such as baskets, vessels and tea pots his pieces...
Elliott Leader
Glenda Guion
I am interested in the contrast between the modern and the ancient, the organic and the synthetic, and the psychological and physical challenge to translate ideas into clay. I hope to communicate that which surrounds me, both physically and mystically--from...
Hague Williams
Transformation and the catalysts that precipitate change over time are primary sources of motivation for my work. The mechanisms of visual persuasion, such as flags, logos, and emblems: referencing anthems, rituals, and other social-bonding experiences, become the organizing principles for...
Heike Tonhaeuser
My name is Heike and I am a clay artist living in the United States since 2008. I’m originally  from  Germany; therefore, my designs are influenced and representative of both a variety of European cultures and contemporary American culture. Since...
Isabel Forbes
I have been making art for as long as I can remember. As a young girl, I learned how to use a camera and actually printed my own black and white photographs. Today, I see how my experiences with photography...
James Greene
My ideas for art are drawn from spiritual inspiration, from life and from nature that surrounds us. I can see beyond the wood & stone to where my dreams lead me to create what is meant to be. When I...
Jane Nodine
Maintaining a studio practice for over forty years, I make art that gives viewers an experience for looking and a sense of the physical. As we move into a more virtual world, “tactile” will become increasingly important in our lives. Young intern-surgeons...
Janet Scott
As a clay artist I am most intrigued  by process in my art. This enthusiasm for exploring techniques in my craft, keeps the work I produce fresh and varied for me. I enjoy hand building and using the wheel to...
Jason Huffman
From an early age, as far back as I can remember, I’vedrawn and painted. In school, when the other kids wererunning and playing, I would find something, anything todraw on. Art has been a lifelong obsession; it is not anoption...
Jim and Sally Weber
Jim and I have been sharing a studio for over 30 years. He on his pottery wheel and me using table and slab roller. He's been fascinated with pottery and the wheel since he was 12 yrs old going to...
Joan Wheatley
Nature has always fascinated me and it plays a big part in my art today. I have been making whimsical miniature treehouses for years, and just a few years ago ventured into making porcelain clay mice for these little houses....
Judy Martin
I have been working in glass for the past 17 years. Starting with stained glass and after 2 years I started changing to glass fusing. I have made 3D works and now working on painting glass enamels onto glass and...
Julia Burnett
Growing up on a small farm in Campobello, South Carolina, I learned to love nature and its beauty at an early age. My mother was my instructor and inspiration, teaching me how to see and appreciate beauty in all things...
Katherine Rausch
Around the Lake For over 10 years I have been walking my dog around a lake. I have seen every season come and go. I have watched the eagles soar, how the heron stalks his dinner and how koi fish...
Kelly Ferguson
South Carolina artist, Kelly Ferguson, attended Converse College for her BFA in Creative and Professional Writing, as well as a BA in Hispanic studies. After graduating with a minor in Studio Art, she decided it wasn’t enough, and returned for...
Kimberly Christopher Rodriguez
Like a foggy morning spent exploring nature, my work aims to bring mystery, contemplation, and quiet delight with an illusive simplicity that offers both serenity and a portal of curiosity.  My art explores the play between abstraction and realism and...
Kristofer Neely
I serve as Professor of Art at Spartanburg Methodist College. My studio at Mayfair is a place were I can embrace experimentation as an essential part of my daily practice. I am guided by my intuition in much of my...
Louise Fagan
Willow and Poppy Studios features the work of Louise Fagan whose  passion for creating art in the studio is an extension of her career as a creative professional. The uniquely designed bracelets, rings and necklaces are  inspired by a deep...
Maria and Manfred Kasprzok
We, Maria and Manfred Kasprzok, have turned woodworking from a hobby into a business fueled by passion for natural materials and high-quality products. Together, we create custom handmade artwork that is not only well-made and beautiful, but also functional. Our...
Mary Lou Hightower
Watercolor patchwork is my unique process where I have built the background surface of my artwork through the layering colors and incorporating textural materials to enhance the surface quality. This process involves sewing through the paper, adding buttons and opening...
Melissa Earley
Merry-Beth Noble
Michelle Pierce
Michelle sees a canvas as a physical space for conversation. Starting with an anchor shape, Michelle then 'listens' for a new shape to suggest itself; then answers with color or marks. As the dialog builds, one can look through transparent...
Nancy Corbin
Nancy spends her time in her studio at Mayfair Art Studios preparing for upcoming exhibits. Watercolor, pastel, and collage are essential in her process. Small works on paper often lead to larger works in acrylic. Color and figurative abstraction in...
Pat Cato
I was raised in the hills of Wheeling, West Virginia. My surroundings left a huge impact on me, and it shows in my work. I started painting in my early twenties and remained a self-taught painter. I received an Associate...
Patrick DeCrane
I have been painting and drawing most of my life. Art helps me to both escape and cope with life. While I enjoy painting with acrylics and pastels, I find watercolors the most challenging and enjoyable. I generally use intense...
Ralph Paquin
Cause & Effect My creative processes range from complex concepts to more subliminal influences.  Mysticism strongly influences my ideas and abstracted forms while humor is often used to create a multifaceted metaphor.  Observable nature along with a robust imagination are...
Robin Davenport
I try to share the wonder I find in nature by conveying my outdoor experiences in an ethereal way. I believe that being outside is good for the soul, and I believe living with artwork which reflects the beauty and...
Robyn Crawford
I am a mixed media artist that is always exploring and playing with multiple mediums and developing techniques of my own.  I'm drawn to bold, intense colors and reflection of light. All of my artistic expression no matter what the...
Rosemary McLeod
How can you live without color? Just love playing and working with all kinds of materials to create jewelry pieces. I started with copper work, learned about turquoise patinas, moved on to sterling, Argentium. texturing on metals and learned about...
Sam Mitchell
An array of media attracts the educator in me, but none so great as painting. As a classically trained oil painter and conservator, I never believed I would stray to acrylic as my signature choice of medium.  Once I learned...
Sandra Schindlbeck
I breathe life into the subconscious. I start by splashing watercolors on paper, randomly, sometimes with a color theme. I drip, fold and layer the colors. After drying I look at the outcome like I would at a Rorschach test....
Vivianne Carey
Vivianne Lee Carey was born in Millville, NJ in 1959. Carl Sandburg wrote, ''Down in southern New Jersey they make glass. By day and by night, the fires burn on in Millville.'' As a sculptor that forms metal & glass...
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