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Villa Voice Summer 2017

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From Glance to Gaze

From Glance to Gaze: Photographer Brant Barrett turns images into narratives Written by: Sara Sobota, Grand Strand Magazine August – September 2017, pg. 62-63 When does a hobby become a series artistic endeavor? For Grand Strand photographer Brant Barrett, crossing the boundary involved discovering the difference between taking pretty pictures and creating art.  Barrett searched for that transition point, found […]

Last Look

Last Look | Cargo by Douglas Balentine, 2011, oil on panel, 19″ x 19″ Grand Strand Magazine August – September 2017 | Last Look Charleston native Douglas Balentine has been drawing and painting for as long as he can remember.  He headed back to the Lowcountry to explore the natural and historic beauty of the area.  Balentine’s need to look […]

Connecting Through Culture

Connecting Through Culture | Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum Life Connections | A Publication for HTC Members | Spring 2017 Though art has the power to transform and transport the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is undoubtedly reflective of the community where it resides – exhibitions are full of southern history, walls […]

The Art of Southern Cuisine

The Art of Southern Cuisine by Hanna Raskin The Post and Courier | Charleston, SC | May 31, 2017 Food | D1 and D5 Oysters are spectacular to eat and rewarding to ponder. But as a subject for visual artists, the bivalves aren’t so hot. Jiggly, organ-dominated oyster bodies have gotten the better of so many painters and photographers that […]

‘A Modern Twist’ Pays Off

‘A Modern Twist’ Pays Off by Ettie Newlands Carolina Forest Chronicle, June 1, 2017, Vol. X, No. 31 Front page, continued on page A3 Timothy Hunter hopes Vermeer would be pleased. Johannes Vermeer’s 17th century oil on canvas, Girl With a Pearl Earring, shows the left side of a Caucasian girl’s face, wearing one pearl earring. Hunter’s oil painting, Girl […]

Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South

Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South Grand Strand Magazine | June – July 2017 Food & Wine | Quickbite | pgs. 152-153 Coming June 10, the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is celebrating our Southern culinary heritage with the new exhibit, Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South Food […]

Last Look

Last Look | Girl with Two Pearl Earrings by Timothy Hunter [AAST], oil, 24″ x 32″, Best in Show 2017 Timothy Hunter, a senior at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology, took home the Best in Show award at the Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 18th Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art […]

Last Look

Last Look | Wonder Wheel by Colleen Bang, 2016, acrylic, 20″ x 26″, Best in Show 2016 Grand Strand Magazine, April – May 2017 To honor the integral role that the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild played in the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum’s establishment, the art museum proudly hosts the guild’s annual spring juried art exhibition, now […]

Last Look

Last Look | African Memories by Jonathan Green, 2007, oil on canvas, 20″ x 26″ Grand Strand Magazine, February-March 2017 To complement the fiber-rich exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilts and prints as well as that of Cozbi Cabrera’s dolls, quilts, and paintings, the Frankling G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is presenting visitors with works from their permanent collection from […]

THE FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM IN MYRTLE BEACH

Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.