A Christmas Wish

Vernon Grant's Santas

Center for the Arts | Dalton Gallery

121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

 

Exhibition

Nov. 26 - Dec. 28, 2018
Reception
Thurs., Nov. 29, 2018
5:30 -7:00 PM
Vernon Grant

 

Step into the galleries and experience the joyful and delightful art of illustrator Vernon Grant. Through his crisp, imaginative characterizations of Santa Claus and scenes of the season, Vernon Grant created a national treasure of holiday art that continues to inspire and delight audiences today. Share the viewing experience with family and friends. Christmas Wishes!

 

Illustrator Vernon Grant is known for his ability to imagine and to create colorful and unique works of art. Armed with a paintbrush in hand and an idea in mind, Grant quickly brought playful thoughts to life as illustrations for all to enjoy. His gift of storytelling through art captured the attention of advertisers, companies and publishers. Grant’s illustrations appeared in print on the covers of national magazines, advertising products, greeting cards and children’s books from the 1920s through the 1970s. | www.vernongrant.org

Image Credit: | Santa Remembers Everyone by Vernon Grant

©1979 Used with permission from the Culture & Heritage Museums

Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Gallery

 

York County High School Art Show

November 22 - December 30, 2018

 

This annual high school art exhibition is open to all high school students in York County. Cash prizes are awarded for Best of Show, First, Second, and Third Places. Honorable Mentions are also awarded. Coordinated by the Arts Council of York County and the Catawba River Art Guild, awards are sponsored by the Yorkville Artists’ Guild.

During a reception held on Thursday, November 29, the winners of the York County High Schools Art Show were announced. This year, 18 art teachers from 7 York County high schools, representing 3 districts, selected 91 works by 87 students for exhibition. 

 

The following students received awards sponsored by the Yorkville Artists’ Guild for their artwork:

Best of Show | Glass by Cheyenne Shoffner

York Comprehensive High School | Teacher: Leslie Templeton

First Place | Perfume Bottle and Jar of Marbles by Sonya Long

Northwestern High School | Teacher: Kimberly Grant

Second Place | Midnight by Abigail Ketner

Nation Ford High School | Teacher: Alicia Cobler

Third Place | Scream by Cheyenne Shoffner

York Comprehensive High School | Teacher: Leslie Templeton

Honorable Mention | Thirst by Mia Collins

Rock Hill High School | Teacher:  Tina Vincent

Honorable Mention | Jazz by Meghan Gillikin

Clover High School | Teacher: LuAnne Lovelace

Honorable Mention | No Pain, No Gain by Piper Grant

Northwestern High School | Teacher: Sandy Queen

Honorable Mention | Dumbo by Raquel Lopez

Rock Hill High School | Teacher: Kim Cash

Honorable Mention | Marie Antoinette by Paxton Pliska

Fort Mill High School | Teacher: Jessica Calloway

 

Jack Bolin of the Yorkville Artists’ Guild, and Dr. Bradley Sabelli of the Catawba River Art Guild served as jurors for the show. The York County High School Art Exhibit is coordinated by the Arts Council of York County and the Catawba River Art Guild, and is sponsored by the Yorkville Artists’ Guild.

Gettys Art Center Courtroom Gallery

201 East Main Street | Rock Hill, SC

Vernon Grant's Santas

November 24 - December 4, 2018

City Hall Rotunda Gallery

155 Johnston Street | Rock Hill, SC

Vernon Grant's Santas

November 24 - December 29, 2018

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