Artist Spotlight: Joanna Biondolillo Special Exhibit

         The Saul Alexander Gallery Presents: A Photo-Documentary

                                                     A Visit to Cuba

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Take a walk through the streets of Cuba-the Cuba the Castro brothers do not want you to see. Cuba is both a country of architectural and natural beauty and a country in ruins. It is a country of the weary and a country of warm and engaging people. It is a place where tastes and music heighten the senses, while crumbling buildings and thin faces inspire great sadness.
This photo documentary shares the story of the Cuban people through the intimate portraits taken by travel photographer Joanna Biondolillo just before the United States established normalized relations with Cuba. It shares the truth about life in Cuba today.
This work will be on exhibit at the Saul Alexander Gallery located in the Charleston County Public Library at 68 Calhoun Street from May 2 – May 31, 2016.
Biondolillo resides on Johns Island and has been a travel and landscape photographer for more than twenty years. More of her work can be seen at www.imagemerchants.com.
 

 

About Us…

The Folly Beach Arts and Crafts Guild includes a wide variety of artists including painters, wood turners, jewelry makers, potters, photographers, writers, seashell crafters, glass makers, screen printers and leather crafters. We meet the first Tuesday of each month at the Folly Beach Community Center at 6:30 pm.

Applications for membership are accepted from August 15th until December 1st. Those wishing to exhibit their work must be juried in through the application process. Renewal of membership is NOT automatic. The guild reserves the right not to renew a membership if the member no longer meets the requirements and spirit of the art guild. Exhibiting membership fees are $35.00, Associate membership is $20.00.

Exhibiting members who sell their work at any show on Folly Beach must have a current Folly Beach business license. Exhibiting members who sell their work at any show in SC must also have a SC Retail Sales License.

No new applications are being taken for our jewelry and photography categories. 

President’s Message…

Thank you for visiting The Folly Beach Arts and Crafts Guild website. Our goal is to promote the talent of our local artists and to share their wonderful work with our immediate community, the State of SC and to all those who understand the importance of art in our lives. We feature our artists here on our website, on our Facebook page and through our many shows during the calendar year. We encourage you to consider our guild when looking for opportunities to share your original art. We would love to have you as a part of our guild.

Sincerely,
Joanna Biondolillo
Guild President