Friday, February 24, 2012

reserve your seat @ 2012 Artista Vista

art installation and book signing

April 26, 2012

A photography art installation of 50 chairs from the art installation reserve your seat: doni jordan + janette grassi, which was created to benefit Nature's Theater at Saluda Shoals Park in the Midlands. A collection of miniature twig chairs painted by the 2011 Saluda Shoals Park Summer Safari Campers (grades 1-12) along with paintings of their favorite chairs will be featured in the outdoor patio space. The evening will include a commemorative book sale and signing by the artists to benefit the theater and a drawing for a basket of Saluda Shoals park day passes and items. Dolly Patton, Executive Director, of the Saluda Shoals Foundation along with Foundation member and River Runner owner Guy Jones will be present to answer questions about Nature's Theater and to share architectural renderings of the upcoming premier 500-seat outdoor performance venue in the Midlands. Photography courtesy of nature photographer Kent Porth of Lexington, SC. Look for a collection of the chairs on the plaza of the Columbia Museum of Art on April 27, 2012 during the 2012 Annual Gala: The Chair-ity Ball which celebrates the opening of The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design.

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