In conjunction with the 2009 Charleston Food and Wine Festival, member galleries of the Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association will join the city of Charleston in celebrating various forms of art including culinary and visual fine art.
Ann Long Fine Art will present new work by painter Frank Strazzulla on March 6, 2009. The reception starts at 5:00 p.m. Through April, the gallery will exhibit Strazzulla’s recent landscape paintings. This show follows many successful shows with Ann Long Fine Art and marks more than a decade of Frank Strazzulla exhibiting with the gallery. The gallery is located at 54 Broad Street in Charleston.
Carolina Galleries will feature new work by artist Gary Grier during the March French Quarter Gallery Association’s first art walk of 2009. There will be an opening reception on Friday, March 6, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at which the artist will be present. Grier is Carolina Galleries’ primary portrait artist. The work will hang through the end of March. The gallery is located at 106-A Church Street.
The Corrigan Gallery is pleased to present new works by Mary Walker in a show titled “On The Stage of Life.” Walker’s new series of paintings explores the emotional life of humans by presenting vignettes with bits and pieces of life coming into and out of the paintings. The show will open on Friday, March 6 with a reception at 5:00 p.m. and will hang through March 31, 2009. This is Walker’s first solo show since the Griffith Lowcountry Artist Award show in 2007. The gallery is located at 62 Queen Street, Charleston.
Helena Fox Fine Art’s upcoming exhibition, opening on March 6 at 5:00 p.m. is titled, “New Works by West Fraser … A compilation of new Charleston scenes.” The gallery is located at 12 Queen Street in Charleston.
Martin Gallery, located at 18 Broad Street in Charleston, will be featuring a new body of original paintings by William Crosby, with an opening reception for the artist on Friday evening, March 6, 2009 from 5-8 pm.
Robert Lange Studios presents ten new figurative oil paintings of Amy Lind in her third solo show, entitled “Gaze.” Focusing on the tension and respite between the viewer and subject, this show continues to display the sophisticated and bold use of color as well as captivating qualities of light that are characteristic of Amy’s paintings. A festive reception will be held on March 6, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. featuring wine, hors d’oeuvres, and music in conjunction with the French Quarter Gallery Associations Art Walk and Food and Wine Festival. The show will be on view through March 27. RLS is located at 151 East Bay Street.
The Sylvan Gallery located at 171 King Street will feature new work by Charleston artists, Rhett Thurman in a show titled “Coloring Outside the Lines.” An opening reception will take place on Friday, March 6, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In conjunction with the Food and Wine Festival, the Wells Gallery will feature two emerging artists Mark Bailey and Evan Harrington during the month of March. The show opens with a reception on March 6 at 5:00 p.m.
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