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VISITING ARTISTS

The Gibbes strives to provide access to contemporary art through a vibrant Visiting Artist series.

We welcome the public to engage with artists through various programs including open studios, community initiatives, workshops, art classes, and more.

Complementing our exhibition program, the Visiting Artist series promotes creativity, introduces new art forms, provides perspective on larger community issues, encourages freedom of thought, and connects with the broadest possible audience.

The program features 6 – 8 contemporary artists annually, whose work contribute to a new understanding of art in the South. Invitations are extended to emerging and nationally recognized artists whose work align with the Museum’s Collection Profile; whose work is in the Collection; or who have been identified as a finalist or winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. A partnership with the College of Charleston School of the Arts also establishes a long-term residency for one teaching artist employed by the College during the school year.

Jill Hooper

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark

VISITING ARTISTS
Yvette Dede

Yvette Dede

Yvette Dede is a New Orleans-born multi-disciplinary artist with a focus on drawing and sculpture.

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Stacey Kirby

Stacey Kirby

Stacey Kirby is a performance and installation artist based in Durham, NC, and was an 1858 Prize finalist in 2016.

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ALUMNI
Becca Barnet

Becca Barnet

Becca Barnet's work is driven by a fascination with natural history and preservation.

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Charles Williams

Charles Williams

Informed by social consciousness, Charles Williams paints landscapes & figurative works based on his own experience, an interest in human emotion & the natural world

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Patrick Dougherty

Patrick Dougherty

Environmental artist Patrick Dougherty has created over 200 majestic, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than locally gathered saplings.

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Amy Abbe

Amy Abbe

Amy Jones Abbe will be working onsite at the Gibbes on several marble sculptures in the Museum's permanent collection.

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Thomas Schomberg

Thomas Schomberg

One of Schomberg's most iconic works is the famed statue of "Rocky" that stands on the grounds of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Stacy Lynn Waddell

Stacy Lynn Waddell

Stacy Lynn Waddell's mixed-media work mines the complicated and ambiguous terrains of American history and culture.

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Crowell A Pate IV

Crowell A Pate IV

Crowell A Pate IV is an Alabama-born multi-disciplinary artist, with a primary focus in sculptural work.

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Jill Hooper

Jill Hooper

Jill Hooper is a classically-trained, realist painter whose beautiful portraits have earned international recognition.

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Events
Blue Star Museum

Blue Star Museum

The Gibbes Museum is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museum program as a way to show our appreciation for those who serve in the armed forces.

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Public Tour

Public Tour

Explore the permanent collection of the Gibbes with a Docent-led tour. This tour is free for members and included with Museum admission for non-members.

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Total Eclipse of the Art

Total Eclipse of the Art

Due to an overwhelming response, the Gibbes Museum of Art has SOLD OUT of general admission eclipse viewers for our Total Eclipse of the Art event on Monday, August 21. We will have a limited numbe...

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Public Tour

Public Tour

Explore the permanent collection of the Gibbes with a Docent-led tour. This tour is free for members and included with Museum admission for non-members.

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