Sunday, April 4

National WCA Call for Art

Proposal: “Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze”

Ceres Gallery
547 West 27th Street, New York, NY

May 24th through June 18th, 2011

Send the following to

Images that pertain to the theme
Image list with number, title, media, size and date for each image
Artist resume

Deadline to send images: Wednesday April 14th

The art we receive will be given to Ceres as a proposal for an exhibition. If we are chosen, we will have another call for art that will allow artists time to create new work. Please also email if you would like to be kept on the mailing list for this and other feminist projects.

See Prospectus for more information.

Announcing our Piccolo Spoleto Exhibit: Celebrating Women

The Center for Women marks its 20th Anniversary with “Celebrating Women,” a Piccolo Spoleto visual arts event featuring works by eight members of Women’s Caucus for Art Charleston. Artists include Karole Turner Campbell, Betsey Carter, Beckie Dobbs, Leigh Ann Davis, Linda Elksnin, Kate Landichow, Laura Szweda, and Lillian Trettin.

An opening reception kicks off the show from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25 at The Center for Women, 129 Cannon Street. The reception is free to the public. “Celebrating Women” will run during Piccolo Spoleto from May 28 through August 31, Monday through Friday. Go to and for further information.

The WCA/C4W Piccolo Exhibit is inspired by the work of photojournalist Paola Gianturco. Ms. Gianturco traveled the world for four years to photograph festivals that celebrate women. She also interviewed performers, vendors, spectators, governmental officials, and religious leaders. She published her photographs in her book, Celebrating Women, in 2004.

See the Press Release for more information.

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March Meeting Minutes

If you missed the meeting, read the minutes to catch up!

March Minutes

Upcomoing Events: City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department

North Charleston Arts Festival
The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department proudly presents the 2010 North Charleston Arts Festival, April 30 - May 8. This nine day celebration of the arts is one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the Lowcountry, providing thousands of residents & visitors with a fabulous array of performances, exhibitions, and activities. The Main Event, held May 1 & 2 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center & Charleston Area Convention Center Complex, offers free admission and parking to over 40 performances on four stages. Other Main Event activities include judged art, photography, and fine craft exhibitions, a gem & mineral show, children's activities, Art & Craft booths, and an Outdoor Food Court. The Arts Festival continues with over 50 free or moderately priced ticketed events throughout the week at various locations around North Charleston and concludes with fireworks over the Cooper River at the Grand Finale at Riverfront Park on Saturday, May 8.

See this website for more information, Cultural Arts Department.

Art & Fine Craft Co-Op Gallery & Sale
The windows and interior space of the Meeting Place will host a collection of works by this local artists' cooperative. A wide range of pieces including paintings, prints, sculpture, fine crafts, jewelry and more will be on display and available for sale. Presented in conjunction with the 2010 North Charleston Arts Festival.

The Meeting Place
1077 East Montague Avenue, North Charleston

On view: April 2-May 29, 2010

Gallery hours: Fridays & Saturdays, 11:00AM-7:00PM
Reception: Wednesday, May 5, 2010; 5:00-8:00PM (during North Charleston Arts Festival Art Walk)

Juxtaposition: artists respond to poets and poets respond to artists

Members Karol Turner Campbell & Renee Kahn participate in Walk Gallery's Juxtaposition.

On View March 5 to April 29th at 372 King St., the old Millennium building.

For more information see the Walk website.

Cone 10 - Understanding Ceramic Glazes

An Introduction to Materials and Methods with Ruth Ballou

Cone 10 member Ruth Ballou will be teaching a glaze workshop in April at the studio. With her experience in glaze calculation and developing glazes, this will be a useful and informative workshop - one not to be missed!

This overview is designed for ceramic students seeking to expand their understanding of glazes. We will cover materials and their specific uses in glazes and will focus on testing, evaluation and modification of existing glazes. This 2 day workshop is held over 2 weekends to allow time for firing of glaze tests.

Dates: April 10 and 24
Time: 9-1
Cost: $80.00

Contact Betsey Carter at Cone 10 for more information, 853-3345