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Chambers Austelle

Chambers Austelle

BIRDCAGE by Matt Dobie This past summer, while teaching at Redux’s Kids Camps, artist Chambers Austelle was inspired by her young students to bring a new attitude to her personal practice. “I’m just going to go in like these children, and I’m going to make sure ...
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Herb Parker

Herb Parker

ENVIRONMENTAL SANCTUARIES by Matt Dobie The structure sits in a clearing surrounded by an island forest. It’s rectangular — 24 1⁄2 deep, 40 feet long, and 11 feet tall — with walls of woven saplings and a roof of thatched eelgrass. There ...
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Collectors: Bright & Allison Williamson

Collectors: Bright & Allison Williamson

THE HOME OF BRIGHT, ALLISON, BEN, HENRY, AND CHIEF THE AUSTRALIAN LABRADOODLE By Stacy Huggins Geist | Photography by Karson Photography "I've always, since I was a little girl, been attracted to art.” As a child, Allison Williamson would always find a ...
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Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson

FOUND OBJECTS by Amy Stockwell Mercer Matt Wilson’s workshop is filled with clutter and chaos. A large, waist-high table is littered with hammers, an old fan, and a toolbox. There are piles of old spoons, forks, and knives. Wilson is always on ...
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Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF SEWE by Stacy Huggins Geist First and foremost, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition is a gathering of the premier wildlife artists from across the country to celebrate the sporting lifestyle and connect with enthusiastic patrons. The rest of the expo is just gravy dressed in duck boots and Barbour jackets. ...
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Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes

Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes

FROM THE HIGDON COLLECTION By Amy Stockwell Mercer Painting A Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes at the Gibbes Museum of Art is a timely exhibition that will arouse feelings of national pride in viewers. The Higdon Collection includes 23 stunning works of art from the mid 19th century. Artists like Jasper Francis Cropsey ...
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Hirona & Riki Matsuda

Hirona & Riki Matsuda

TRANSFORMATION THROUGH INSTALLATION Interviewed by Stacy Huggins Geist Local artists and sisters Hirona and Riki Matsuda have been tapped to create an entire world. The artists will show at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art’s fifth annual Groundhog Day benefit concert at ...
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MOVING ON/UP

MOVING ON/UP

AFTER 14 YEARS REDUX RELOCATES TO THE UPPER PENINSULA By Stacy Huggins Geist Charleston has always attracted artists of all disciplines, for both its stunning natural beauty and its cosmopolitan qualities. One can enjoy all the benefits of culture and city life ...
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Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Charleston Wine + Food Festival

by Stacy Huggins Geist To really learn about a place, you have to look at the food culture. Not the trendy new restaurant, but the growers, the purveyors, the ones who actually make the food that will end up on your plate. Charleston Wine + Food Festival will bring culinary stars from across ...
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Chef Matt Canter of The Park Café

Chef Matt Canter of The Park Café

by Stacy Huggins Geist Building a successful restaurant in a city full of glittering jewels requires a perfect storm of talent and gumption. When The Park Café’s owner-operator Xan McLaughlin tapped his former colleague Chef Matt Canter to step up to ...
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Recipe: Broken Arrow Ranch Antelope Loin From Chef Matt Canter

Recipe: Broken Arrow Ranch Antelope Loin From Chef Matt Canter

— with — SEA ISLAND RED PEAS, SALSA VERDE, PETITE MUSTARD GREENS, & SMOKED SEA SALT from Chef Matt Canter of The Park Café INGREDIENTS serves 4 FOR THE ANTELOPE: 4 antelope loin, 6 ...
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Modern Foraging in the Lowcountry

Modern Foraging in the Lowcountry

WHAT IS OUR MODERN RELATIONSHIP WITH NATURE? by Hunter Gardner | photos by Andrew Cebulka It seems that, despite its omnipresence, nature has paradoxically become a place that we must go to, when in fact nature is all around us. This disconnect ...
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Lindsay Holler and Hazel Ketchum

Lindsay Holler and Hazel Ketchum

"WOMEN &" by Hunter Gardner Women are more interesting than men. And until there is some kind of paradigm shift financially, socially, politically, etc., this will continue to be true because voices trying to be heard are always more interesting ...
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Front and Center

Front and Center

THE BEST PRODUCTIONS COMING TO CHARLESTON By Stacy Huggins Geist This is a banner season for Charleston in terms of music and musical theatre. The lineups at some of our favorite venues boast, in almost equal measure, big name artists and shows ...
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Lexus Charleston Fashion Week

Lexus Charleston Fashion Week

By Emily Reyna | Photos by Karson Photography Consider this your official notice. Clear your calendars from March 14th - 18th — Lexus Charleston Fashion Week returns to Marion Square, located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC. The air is ...
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Facebook Page or Group for Your Business?

Facebook Page or Group for Your Business?

by Ashley T. Caldwell, CEO, The Modern Connection Facebook marketing is eternally evolving, and you're likely noticing a shift in your Facebook business page. Businesses are seeing less organic (non-paid) reach than ever before. And Groups are starting to resurface as ...
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