Greenville, SC – Greenville Center for Creative Arts (GCCA) will hold its sixth Annual Showcase on Friday, August 6, from 6 – 9 pm in its renovated mill facility at 101 Abney St. in the Village of West Greenville. The Annual Showcase is GCCA’s premiere event for artists and art lovers of all ages, featuring a new Main Gallery exhibition with works from more than 100 local artists, a special exhibition of youth artwork created during GCCA’s Summer Art Camps, live artist demos promoting classes in the fall Art School Schedule, visits with 15 studio artists, and much more.
Located in the Main Gallery, the Annual Showcase exhibition highlights over 100 GCCA members each year whose work embodies the talent and diversity of GCCA’s vibrant visual arts community. From contemporary paintings to functional ceramics and everything in between, there is something for everyone at the Annual Showcase exhibition. The 2021-2022 Brandon Fellowship exhibition will also be on display showcasing work by emerging artists Kim Le, Sienna Patterson, and Terrell Washington. In addition, after a competitive selection process, GCCA will announce the three new Brandon Fellows for the upcoming 2022-2023 program year.
This summer GCCA’s art camps introduced a variety of visual art mediums to over 150 campers. To culminate all the hard work completed by instructors and campers, the Summer Art Camp Showcase presents a collection of various artworks from campers ages 5-12 years old. This showcase will be located on the second floor Gray Loft.
Visitors can also see in-person demos by GCCA instructors and learn more about the offerings in the newly launched fall session of classes and workshops. In addition, there will be live music, T-shirt sales, and a raffle drawing at 8 pm for two Shoeless Joe Jackson paintings completed by Brandon Fellow Alumni, Nick Burns, at the Greenville Drive game on July 22nd for the Homeruns for Heroes promotion.
After First Friday, the Annual Showcase exhibition will be open to visitors through Sept. 22 on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 am – 5 pm and Saturdays 11 am – 3 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call GCCA at 864-735-3948 or visit www.artcentergreenville.org.
Greenville Center for Creative Arts is a non-profit organization that aims to enrich the cultural fabric of the community through visual arts promotion, education, and inspiration. For more information, visit www.artcentergreenville.org, call 864-735-3948, or check out GCCA on Facebook (Greenville Center for Creative Arts) & Instagram (@artcentergvl).