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1858 Prize Finalist Deborah Luster

Deborah Luster, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, from New Orleans, Louisiana, investigates the violence of her home city through photographs. Her mother was a homicide…

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Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist George Jenne

George Jenne, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, earned a BFA in Film/Video from Rhode Island School of Design in 1995 and went…

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Artist SpotlightAwards

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist Kevin Jerome Everson

Kevin Jerome Everson, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. He received an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the…

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Artist SpotlightAwards

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist Aldywth

Aldwyth, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, has lived in relative seclusion in Hilton Head, SC for several decades. Her work is composed…

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Q&A With 1858 Prize Finalist, Ebony Patterson

Ebony G. Patterson, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, has an Honors Diploma in Painting from Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, as…

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Artist SpotlightAwards

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist, Andréa Keys Connell

Andréa Keys Connell, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, graduated with a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore in 2002…

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1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, 2015 Short List of Finalists

On June 15, 2015 the Gibbes Museum of Art and Society 1858 announced the short list of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The $10,000 annual prize recognizes a…

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Artist SpotlightBehind the Scenes

The Art of Social Healing Through Sculpture and Public Art

In 2011, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel and S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal held a symposium in Charleston to mark the 50th anniversary of the Briggs v. Elliott…

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Artist SpotlightBehind the ScenesEducation

Unlocking the Secrets of Jeremiah Theus with Colonial Williamsburg Conservator Shelley Svoboda

The passage of time, layers of grime, discoloration, and improper restoration efforts can all hide the true grandeur of an artist’s original work. When this happens, art museums and private…

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Artist SpotlightEventsExhibitions

Rice in the Lowcountry: The Art of Jonathan Green and Alice Ravenel Huger Smith

Though the building may be closed, the Gibbes Museum of Art remains as open as ever. This fall we have a stellar lineup of programs and events, including the next…

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