Sunday, April 28, 2013

Faith and Reason

"Faith and Reason"

Richard Morgan

Dates and Times:
May 16-21 2013

Thursday May 16
by appointment

Friday May 17 - Tuesday May 21
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Opening reception:
Friday May 17 
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Columbia South Carolina native Richard Morgan will exhibit a Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition "Faith and Reason",

May 16 - 21 2013 at Gallery 80808 in Columbia. "Faith and Reason" explores the duality of natural beauty as a byproduct of both evoltionary forces as well as the artists belief in a devine hand as creator of nature. The exhibition consists of large scale water based painting on canvas using medium as both metaphor and content that strikes a balance between
representation and abstraction. The exhition on display is in satisfaction of the requirements of the MFA painting program at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Corley Mill Artists' Group 2013 Exhibition

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Artista Vista / Edge of Imagination at Gallery 80808

Edge of Imagination: An Exhibition of New Work from the Artists of Vista Studios
Edge of Imagination is presented by the 13 resident artists of Vista Studios, April 25-May 8th with the opening reception on Thursday, April 25th from 5-9pm. This event provides a unique opportunity to visit with the artists in their studios as well as view their new collection of work. The participating artists are Ethel Brody, Stephen Chesley, Heidi Darr-Hope, Jeff Donovan, Pat Gilmartin, Robert Kennedy, Susan Lenz, Sharon Licata, Laurie McIntosh, Michel McNinch, Kirkland Smith, Laura Spong, and David Yaghijan. The opening reception of Edge of Imagination is in conjunction with the Annual Artista Vista Gallery Crawl.
The Show will run through Tuesday, May 8th. Gallery hours are weekdays 11am-3pm and weekends 1-4pm, or by appointment. Please call Gallery 80808 at (803)252-6143 to confirm hours. Their website is
Vista Studios/Gallery 80808
808 Lady Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 252-6134

Thursday, April 4, 2013

NikO Art Show 2013 / April 5-16

  NikO Art Show 2013 is an  exhibit of paintings and drawings by local fine artist and musician Nikolai Oskolkov. NikO presents many themes that reflect on the interrelation among history, spirituality, and surrounding existence.  the show will feature a unique collaboration  with NikO's father Konstantin Oskolkov's experiments with "rustic" framing of pagan and nature themed paintings.  Many works will be  on sale at reasonable prices.  Please join NikO at the opening reception of his fifth art show at Vista Studios/Gallery 80808 on Friday, Apr. 5 at 5 pm where NikO and  others will also perform on  various musical instruments to spice up the night!  The exhibit runs from Apr. 5 – Apr. 16, 2013.
Vista Studios/Gallery 80808 hours are weekdays 11am to 3pm and weekends 1 to 4pm. Please call the Gallery 80808 at 803-252-6143 to confirm hours. For more information please visit the website at
Nikolai Oskolkov aka NikO
Fine Artist/Musician
(803) 361-8500