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Arts Profile

January 2015
Songstress Leah Suárez, executive director of Jazz Artists of Charleston, begins a big year

December 2014
Sculptor Matt Wilson welds found objects into whimsical creations

November 2014
This month, YA fiction writer Ryan Graudin appears at YALLFest days after releasing a buzzed-about new book 

October 2014
Colour of Music festival founder Lee Pringle works to awaken the nation to black classical music

October 2013
From inspired murals to beautiful beer bottles, Sean Williams is Holy City Brewing’s unofficial painter-in-residence  

September 2014
Karl Beckwith Smith creates murals on canvas for homes and businesses all over town

August 2014
PURE Theatre’s Sharon Graci preps for another season of pushing the envelope

Bette Mueller-Roemer puts decades of ceramics study to work in her vibrant raku pottery

June 2014
Talking hip-hop with dancer, instructor, and choreographer Naquan Villega

May 2013
Julianna Gaillard takes dance to new heights

May 2013
Artist Jarod Charzewski creates intriguing installations from modern consumer society’s castoffs

May 2013
Musician Bill Carson is dedicating his life to the next generation

May 2013
Only four years out of college, Michael Smallwood has already found the role he was born to play

May 2013
A Charleston native channels her creative energy into a genre-defying performing arts series

May 2014
Nationally lauded poet Richard Garcia celebrates his new book’s debut at Piccolo Spoleto

April 2014
Catch up with guitarist Lee Barbour, who creates surf jazz, gypsy swing, and more

March 2014
Janine McCabe conjures theatrical characters through costume design 

February 2014
Natural-world inspiration is at the heart of all Becca Barnet’s creations—from taxidermy to site-specific installations.

January 2014
Sharing a laugh with comedian Dusty Slay before this month’s Charleston Comedy Festival     

September 2013
Herb Parker sculpts found objects and natural materials alike into works of art that inspire dialogue

November 2013
All the Holy City’s a stage for modern dance choreographer Kristin Alexander

August 2013
Joy Vandervort-Cobb lights up local stages with her powerful presence and punchy wit

July 2013
After years away from the easel, Marissa Vogl embraces her strong and colorful style

June 2013
Musician Carl Bright has devoted his career to composing and directing gospel music.

May 2013
Carl Palazzolo’s annual sojourn to a Charleston garden inspires watercolor works

May 2013
Get big laughs from teen improv comedians

Five artists who are making their mark on the Holy City

April 2013
Justin Walling creates custom glasswork for homes and businesses around the globe

March 2013
From The Met’s Roman wonders to the Gibbes’ Rotunda, museum designer Jeff Daly recreates our experience of art  

March 2013
Brackish Bow Ties makes its mark with handsome, handcrafted accessories