Peggy Demarest is a visual artist based in Conway, S.C. Her most recent work centers around the female form and experience, using recycled and found materials to create figurative abstract sculpture that tells a woman’s story. Her processes include layering, wrapping, and tying. Peggy earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, with a focus in drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture, from SUNY-Potsdam and a Master’s of Fine Arts in sculpture from Mason Gross School of the Arts – Rutgers University. She has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in New York, New Jersey, and South Carolina, and her work is in several private collections.
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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.