Annual Art & Fine Craft CoOp Gallery in North Charleston set to open April 5

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department will host its annual Art and Fine Craft CoOp Gallery and Sale at the Meeting Place each Friday and Saturday from April 5 through June 1, 2013. The temporary, artist-run gallery is presented as a component of the 2013 North Charleston Arts Festival, taking place May 3-11.

The Art & Fine Craft CoOp Gallery is dedicated to presenting works by Lowcountry artists of varied backgrounds in a diverse array of media and styles, from representational to contemporary.  All pieces on display will be available for sale. Artwork ranges from original oils, watercolors, and mixed media, to photography, prints, note cards, and more. Participating artists include Sherri Bardsley, Olga Bixby, Andrea Cochran-Pastel, Jan Dalton, Daryle Halbert, James Christopher Hill, Angela Hiott, Muriel Lanciault, Barbara B. Sawyer, Pat Singletary, and Francina Smalls-Joyner.  The artists will host a free public reception at The Meeting Place on Wednesday, May 8, from 5:00-8:00pm during the North Charleston Arts Festival Art Walk. 

The Meeting Place is located at 1077 East Montague Avenue in the revitalized Olde Village area of North Charleston. Parking is free. CoOp gallery hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00am-7:00pm. For information on the 2013 North Charleston Arts Festival, visit For information on other exhibits and programs presented by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, call 843-740-5854 or visit

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