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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Jane Ann Sweeny, Clemson University Art Department BFA Alumna, in Four Person Exhibition at REDUX Contemporary Art Center

Jane Ann Sweeny
REORIENTATION opens Friday, July 11

On View: July 7 - August 2

Chloe Gilstrap, Kaminer Haislip, Kate MacNeil, and Jane Ann Sweeny: get to know these artists like never before at Reorientation.

Friday, July 11, 6 - 9 pm
Free and all are welcome!

Enjoy live music by Caroline de Golian and beverages from Holy City Brewing; Outta My Huevos food truck will be on site to satisfy your hunger.

Chloe Gilstrap, Kaminer Haislip, Kate MacNeil, and Jane Ann Sweeny will exhibit new work. These four women represent three vastly different media, but are united in skill, quality, commitment to craftsmanship, art, and life long learning.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 11, 6 – 9 pm

Meet the artists, enjoy beer from Holy City Brewing, and Outta My Huevos food truck will be on site, slinging their mouthwatering recipes.

Chloe Gilstrap
Chloe Gilstrap studied Studio Art with a concentration in Photography and Arts Management at the College of Charleston. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with Departmental Honors and received the Seltzer Prize in Studio Art from the college. Chloe works mainly in film but also appreciates digital photography. She enjoys shooting with vintage cameras and producing her photographs in the darkroom. She focuses much of her work on her surroundings and friends and actively experiments with other mediums to incorporate with her photography. Chloe currently resides in Wagner Terrace and works at Fuzzco, a creative agency in Charleston.

Kaminer Haislip
Kaminer Haislip earned her BFA in Jewelry and Metals (2002) and MFA in Silversmithing and Design with a Minor in Sculpture (2005) from Winthrop University. For both of her degrees she studied under Alfred Ward, an internationally acclaimed English silversmith. Currently she has a studio at Redux Contemporary Art Center in downtown Charleston, SC where she creates functional objects and jewelry. In addition to her work as an artist, she is frequently commissioned by individuals to create custom designs in silver and gold. Her award winning work is regularly exhibited nationally and internationally and has been featured in various publications, including Garden & Gun, Southern Living, Charleston Magazine, and Charleston Weddings.

Kate MacNeil
Kate MacNeil graduated from the College of Charleston Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Studio Art in 2011. She has been a studio artist at the Redux Contemporary Art Center since 2011 and currently works as the Printmaking Technician at the College of Charleston. She was recently awarded the Lowcountry Quarterly Arts Grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission, and was recognized as “One to Watch” in the Charleston City Paper’s Arts Issue.

Jane Ann Sweeny
Jane Ann Sweeny received her BFA in Printmaking from Clemson University (2003). She is a visual artist and an actress, spending 5 years in Los Angeles to focus on her craft. Jane Ann’s work focuses on the human condition, and the expression of things left unsaid. Her priority in life and art is to remove the masks of our culture and speak truth. Women especially are confined by the masks that our society dictates. Jane Ann’s art is quickly getting recognition and a place in the local art community in Charleston, SC.  

136 St. Philip Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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