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Caroline’s Cottage

by: Bill Riski May 23, 2022

The Dataw Visual Arts Club has teamed up with Friends of Caroline Hospice to provide art to furnish their new Caroline’s Cottage. This facility is our area’s first inpatient hospice house. Marj Shymske and Barb Carakostas arranged with FoC Executive Director Lindsay Rohberg to do a walk through of t… Read More

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April 15, 2022: Leonardo da Vinci’s 570th Birthday

by: Bill Riski April 15, 2022

Today, April 15, is World Art Day. It is also Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, his 570th.  What better way to acknowledge the day than to learn a little bit about one of the most widely recognized names in the world of art. 2022-04-15-Happy-Birthday-to-Leonardo-da-Vinci2 Happy Birthday to Leonardo… Read More

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Photography Club Meeting – March 2022

by: Bill Riski April 8, 2022

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In Honor of Women’s History Month: An Homage to Some Great Women Artists

by: Bill Riski April 3, 2022

Since March is Women’s History Month, I thought it would be fitting, before the month ends, to have a brief look at just a few amazing women artists, from the 16th to the 21st century.  2022-03-30-Women-Artists-in-Honor-of-Womens-History-Month3-smaller download

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“Clay to Art” by Jerry De Visser

by: Bill Riski March 12, 2022

On January 31, 2022, Dataw Island resident Jerry De Visser demonstrated the stages and processes of working on clay’s three basic hand construction techniques. The registration fees were donated to the St Helena Island Elementary School art program. Participants learned about finishing, including gl… Read More

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