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Arts Profile

June 2019
Poet and painter Joseph “P-Nut” Johnson gets his inspiration from his native city

May 2019
Meet Joel Watson, 23 years-old and ready for the spotlight

April 2019
One Lowcountry artist finds inspiration 600 feet above Charleston

February 2019
Susan Gregory moves from clay to wax, practicality to politics

January 2019
John’s Islander Mary May has carved out her dream career

December 2018
John Duckworth creates to help others open their eyes

November 2018
Former combat photographer Stacy Pearsall honors fellow veterans through her lens and finds healing in the process

October 2018
Jenny Broe, choreographer and owner of local studio Dance Lab, is pushing the limits of Charleston’s dance scene

September 2018
Silversmith Kaminer Haislip’s elegant-but-practical works are on display in a new City Gallery exhibit

August 2018
Artist Devin McKinney searches for deeper meaning through light and sound

July 2018
Alex Waggoner paints Charleston’s forgotten spaces in hues that force you to pay attention

June 2018
As The Footlight Players’ new executive director, Brian Porter has a modern plan for Charleston’s oldest theater...

May 2018
How Leigh Webber went from wedding photographer to underwater artist—and what this month’s “Dive In” exhibit is all...

April 2018
Take a peek into Julia Deckman’s vibrant world 

March 2018
Talking shop with graphic designer Blake Suárez, an F&B-community fave who works with brands both local and...

February 2018
Wildlife and sporting artist Peggy Watkins explains why she begins every painting with the same soulful feature 

January 2018
Meet sketch comedy duo Nameless Numberhead

December 2017
Miniature artist Ken Hamilton makes a huge deal of tiny things

November 2017
Seth Deitch screenprints limited-edition posters for hot-ticket concerts around the country

October 2017
Conductor, concertmaster, and violinist Yuriy Bekker kicks off Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Pops series on October...

February 2017
Every day is dish duty for ceramicist Grace Jennings

September 2017
Charleston Stage set designer Nicole Bianco brings stories to life with her three-dimensional creations

August 2017
Sarah Mosteller knits braided steel into sculptures

June 2017
Stephen Wayne and Jeff Querin pack their pint-size theater with musical comedies they both pen and perform in 

May 2017
Charles Gaines’s mathematically based grids reject the idea that art must be a function of personal expression

March 2017
Illustrator Daniel Velasco combines his passion for haute couture with a knack for pen, paint, and pad 

January 2017
Jazz musician Robert Lewis discusses his career as a performer, composer, and educator 

December 2016
Timothy Banks illustrates a whimsical world in children’s books, magazines, apps, and more

October 2016
Sullivan’s Island resident Vincent J. Musi captures the great outdoors and all its wild inhabitants