Excited guests mingled in the lobby before making their way into the exhibition.
Collector of the 40 works displayed in the exhibit, William Arnett, posed with other Halsey Institute Board Members Kathleen Wright, Hellen Snow, and Anne Janes.
Hannah Dowey and Allison Schaltz
Christina Cossley and Becca Golde
Charleston mayoral candidate Ginny Deerin, Gracie Russell, and Beth Warner
Barbara Montgomery and Josh Coleman
The Halsey was filled as admirers of Holley swarmed the gallery to appreciate his works.
Terry Fox and Mark Mehan
Burton Callicott, Stacy McKinley, Gary Jackson, and Lisa Hase-Jackson
Guests munched on a delicious display of hors d'oeuvres.
Justin Hardis and Erin Perkins
Charles Benesh, Bill Putnam, and Isabel Benesh
Olivia Hipp, Carly Wright, and Marjorie Hanger
Pieces "Changing My Walk (Honoring Andrew Young)," "The Catholic Ladies Picture," "Mama and Papa's Blood," and "Leaving You Alone" lined one wall of the gallery.
Sara Jane Mense, Dale Rosengarten, and Pier Louise Harten
Guests could read about Holley's background on placards placed throughout the space.
The opening artwork to Holley's exhibit, "Three Shovels to Bury You"
Guests gathered in the gallery to chat and gaze at the collection of rustic sculptures.
Local artist Morgan Cole and Hugh Molten
Attendees milled through the space, taking time to study each unique work.
"In Memory of the Blood"