Dataw Visual Arts Club History / Timeline

History Overview

 

2018

Photography was reinvented as Photography Club, attracting 35 members; our first Art Journey explored the many aspects of art appreciation; a spring Art Market was held in the gazebo; technology took another leap with appointment of a techy to the VAC Board; a blog was initiated.

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2017

2017 was a tremendous year for VAC; we broadened our membership, expanded our workshops and learning opportunities and worked closely with other organizations on Dataw Island.

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2016

First “Dataw Art Crawl”- six homes toured, followed by reception at CC. Over $1200 raised for the Lady’s Island Middle School Art Program.

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2015

VAC Library relocates to conference room.  VAC participated in refurbishing of the Community Center. Collaborated with Garden Club in Beaufort Festival of Trees.

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2014

VAC celebrates 10 years!  Over 100 people attend the “10” Exhibit celebration. Card Club was born.  Diné en Blanc held at the Cannery. $1400 was raised for St. Helena Elementary School through the Giving Tree at the Holiday Boutique.  267 Members

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2012 – 2013

“Interpretation: The Art of the Quilt” exhibit held in collaboration with Dataw Island quilters.

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2011 – 2012

Worked with Sports & Rec Committee rearranging and “re-arting” the atrium and hallways. Held first book review sessions.

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2010 – 2011

Celebrated Dataw’s 25th year anniversary with open house art exhibit and demonstrations in A&C room.  Rolled out VAC Website.

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2008 – 2010

Purchased pottery kiln, TV and DVD player and held first movie night.

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2006 – 2007

First Artisan Fair held in the Community Center (birth of Holiday Boutique).

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2005 – 2006

Worked with DIC Board to refresh Pub with original art. Membership reached 71

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2004 – 2005

Creation of logo, established permanent presence in the Arts and Crafts Room at CC. Held first annual meeting January 2005.

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2003 – 2004

Acceptance as DIC Club, election of officers, formation of subcommittees. Membership dues = $10 PP per year. The visualarts@islc.net list serve was created.

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