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"The Winter Exhibit" Featuring Artwork of Luke Andrews and Wesley L. Stewart
January 19 - March 3

The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta (AHC) is proud to present "The Winter Exhibit", featuring the artwork of Luke Andrews and Wesley L. Stewart in our Main Gallery.  There will be an opening reception on Thursday, January 19th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., open to the public.

Luke Andrews

An award winning photographer and painter born in Leesburg, FL, Luke grew up in North Augusta.  He has travelled extensively, lived in Italy for many years and now has galleries in Central Florida and Savannah, Georgia.  A graduate of USC in Media Arts, Luke has had many shows in Italy and the US.  Best know for his vibrant cityscapes and landscapes, Luke's medium of choice is acrylic paint on canvas.  Luke's landscapes are reminiscent of Van Gogh - but often with a modern twist.  Building are skewed, the colors are vibrant and light is a significant characteristic.  To view Luke's artwork click here.

Wesley L. Stewart

Born and raised in Augusta, GA, Wesley began experimenting with sculpture and metalwork while working in his family business Stewart Sheet Metal.  He is a graduate of Augusta State University with a BA in Fine Arts as well as a MFA from Georgia Southern with an emphasis in sculpture.  His public sculptures can be found on the campus of University of North Georgia, Dahlonega and in the downtown areas of Lakeland and Kissimee Florida as well as throughout downtown Augusta.  His work contrasts energy, scale, volume and perception of sculpture.  To view Wesley's artwork click here.

Luke Andrews 1 | Current Exhibits

South Beach Winds by Luke Andrews

Luke Andrews 2 | Current Exhibits

The Flying Cloud of Thunderbolt by Luke Andrews

Wesley Stewart 1 | Current Exhibits

The Green Walker by Wesley L. Stewart

Artwork by Darlene Williams Exhibit
January 19 - March 3

The AHC welcomes Darlene Williams to our balcony gallery from January 19th - March 3rd.  The opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Thursday, January 19th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., open to the public.

Darlene's work specializes in the abstract, adding texture to create energy and interest.  An Augusta, GA native, Darlene encourages your imagination using the colors, designs, imaginative subjects and beautiful objects that she surrounded by.  Each abstract work can be inerpreted differently by the viewer to enter the state that she has created.  The collection of paintings that Darlene is bringing all have a dream-like feel and show an artist full of imagination.

Darlene Williams 1 | Current Exhibits
Darlene Williams 2 | Current Exhibits
Lunch n' Learn with Tom Mack
January 31

On January 31st, the AHC is hosting a "Lunch 'n Learn" featuring local author Dr. Tom Mack from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  Dr. Mack will share tales from his book "Circling the Savannah".  A member of the USC Aiken faculty for nearly 40 years, Dr. Mack currently holds the rank of Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Since 1990, Mack has contributed a weekly column on the arts and humanities to "The Aiken Standard".  For his work as a cultural critic, he received the Media Award from the Greater Augusta Arts Council as well as annual recognition from the South Carolina Press Association, Mack currently serves on the boards of the South Carolina Academy of Authors, South Carolina Humanities Council, and the Historic Aiken Foundation. For his many contributions to the curltural life of Aiken and South Carolina as a whole, Dr. Mack was presented with the Governor's Award in the Humanities in 2014.

Lunch 'n' Learn is free to AHC, North Augusta Cultural Arts Council and NA Heritage Council members and $5 for non-members.  Bring your lunch and the AHC provides drinks and desserts.  We will have a limited number of his books available on January 31st for purchase in our Gift Shop.

If interested in attending, please RSVP by calling the AHC at 803-441-4380.

In accordance with IRS Section 6104 the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta's forms 1023 and 990
are available for public inspection on request by contacting John Bigger at (803) 278-1805.

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