AHCNA “Open Session”

“Open Session” is the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta’s exhibit to showcase our Juried Artists in our Main Gallery.  This show will feature some of local artist that have been a part of the AHCNA as well as new artists recently accepted to the AHCNA.

Congratulations to our winners in our “Open Session” AHCNA Juried Artist Exhibit

Best of Show – “Rear View” by Anne Rauton-Smith
1st Place – “Bones Sweet Bones” by Ann deLorge
2nd Place – “Sheep Shearer” by Judy Adamick
3rd Place – “Wake Me Early” by D.S. Owens
Honorable Mention – “Reds Emerging” by Ron Buttler
Honorable Mention – “The Journey” by Debbie Black
Honorable Mention – “El Grande Poppy” by Patty Meyer

Thank you to our judge Joseph Kameen
Also, Thank you our Open Reception Sponsor – Joan Kight-Piercy – State Farm

Garland Gooden Exhibit

In our Balcony Gallery we welcome Garland Gooden.  His artwork will be on display June 13 through August 4.

A native of North Augusta, South Carolina, Garland Gooden Jr. holds a degree in English from Clemson University. He has worked for over forty years in advertising and marketing communications for agencies in Florida and North Carolina as art director, copywriter, and graphic designer as well as radio and television scriptwriter/director. From 1993 until 2015 he owned a graphic design studio in Greensboro, NC, serving clients across the US. A self-taught pen-and-ink artist, he learned etching from Noyes Long at Appalachian State University, and began working in watercolor in 1999 under Greensboro artist Nancy Bulluck. An avid runner, hiker and backpacker, Garland returned to North Augusta in 2015. His son and hiking partner, Graham,an artist in his own right, is studying advertising and graphic design at Western Carolina University.