Works by more than 60 South Carolina artists available  

for sale at the arts celebration of the year!

Join the South Carolina Arts Foundation as it celebrates  

South Carolina's arts community with outstanding arts leaders, celebrated artists, an art auction and sale, delicious food and more!


South Carolina Arts Gala

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

7:00 p.m.

Grand Hall at 701 Whaley

701 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC 

Reserve your ticket(s) at $75 each today!


Special guests include the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award recipients:

Special Award: Pearl Fryar, Bishopville 

Lifetime Achievement: John Asbury Zeigler, Jr., Charleston

Individual Artist: Mary Whyte, Johns Island

Individual: Ethel S. Brody, Columbia

Arts in Education: Mayo Mac Boggs, Spartanburg

Business: Charles Fox, Fox Music House, Charleston

Government: The City of Anderson, South Carolina

Organization: Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach 


the McNair Award recipient:
Patrick R. VanHuss

Cocktail attire

Complimentary valet parking


 Visit us online at for more information, or call (803) 734-8696


Art Auction and Sale


The art auction and sale features original one-of-a-kind artworks for seasoned and beginning collectors, including functional and non-functional craft, paintings and sculpture. Artists include current Verner Award recipients Mayo Mac Boggs, Ethel Brody, Pearl Fryar and Mary Whyte, plus several previous Verner Award recipients.


Artists participating in the auction and sale as of April 2: 


Robert Ariail,* Ann Baker, Alice Ballard, Michael Bise, Eileen Blyth, Mayo Mac Boggs*, Ethel Brody*, Carrie Burns Brown, Michaela Pilar Brown, Clay Burnette,  Jane Todd Butcher, Kathy Casey, Stephen Chesley, Lese Corrigan, Jim Creal, Bob Doster,* Clark Ellefson,* Greg Fitzpatrick, Pearl Fyrar,* Tyrone Geter, Cassandra Gillens, Amy Goldstein-Rice, Harriet M. Goode, Jonathan Green,* Mana Hewitt,  

R. Scot Hockman,* Kerrin Hopper, Tuula Ihamaki-Widdifield, Kim Keats, Janet Kozachek, Alicia Leeke, Susan Lenz, Richard Lund, Amanda Mensing, Paul Moore, Marguerite F. Palmer, Roy Paschal, Eileen Powell, Lisa Puryear, Grace Rockafellow, Cindy Saad, Boyd Saunders,* Peter Scala, Rob Shaw,  Edward Shmunes, Dalvin Spann, Laura Spong, Michael Story,  Laura Szweda, Leo F. Twiggs,* Diana F. Valente, Mike Vatalaro, Joe Walters, Mary Whyte,* Beth Wicker, Cecil Williams, Mike Williams, Winston Wingo, David H. Yaghjian 



* Verner Award recipient


 Art for sale at the 2011 SC Arts Gala