Stories by Keith Claussen

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Artside: Local artists entered ArtFields competition

Several Augusta-area artists are exhibiting in the second ArtFields competition and festival in Lake City, S.C. April 25-May 4.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Artside: Arts community in Augusta is in full bloom for April

When bright yellow Masters Tournament flags start to brighten our storm-damaged neighborhoods, it's a sure sign visitors from around the world are on the way, and we will be ready to show them our ...
By Keith Claussen

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Artside: Exhibits include paintings, photography, wood-turning

See paintings by Amy Dobbs and Betsy Wilson-Mahoney in Aiken and a collection of drive-in movie theater photographs and wood-turned bowls in Augusta.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Artside: Morris Gala to offer first look at Bartlett's art

When the Morris Museum of Art presents its 21st gala on Friday, March 7, patrons will have the first look at a grand selection of Bo Bartlett's paintings, along with an exhibit of works by his ...
By Keith Claussen

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

The Artside: Let art draw you away from mayhem of the past week

We are all working on recovery, and as we do, the artists and musicians, writers and performers are here to draw us away from our focus on the hole in the ceiling or perhaps even help us ...
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

The Artside: Photographer to explain wet-plate collodion process

Photographer Keliy Anderson-Staley will be at the Morris Museum of Art this weekend to present a not-so-familiar photographic process that has drawn considerable interest around the country.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

The Artside: Fair, exhibits showcase fine art prints

The Morris Museum of Art is putting the spotlight on fine art prints with two exhibits, a variety of related events, and the always-popular print fair.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

The Artside: Gallery shows for January feature groups of artists

January is apparently a good time for group shows in Augusta's art world.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

The Artside: Slonem's art inspired by own aviary

Works by painter, printmaker and sculptor Hunt Slonem are on exhibit at the Morris Museum of Art, highlighted by his neoexpressionist paintings of tropical birds.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

The Artside: Sculptor will explain methods of working with stone

Released from Stone: Animal Sculptures by Jeff Birchill will be the next special exhibit in the west lobby gallery at the Morris Museum of Art.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

The Artside: Aiken gallery to showcase local, Georgia artists' work

Aiken Center for the Arts will host a gallery reception honoring several exhibiting artists Thursday, Nov. 14, including Georgia artists Amanda Carder Lovett and Anita Elder and Aiken photographer ...
By Keith Claussen

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013

The Artside: New exhibits include Edward Rice, Women on Paper

Augusta area art patrons will encounter a logistical challenge on Thursday, Nov. 7, with several events crowding the calendar.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

The Artside: Davis exhibit reveals 'Dark Corners' of Appalachians

Artist Julyan Davis loves a good story, and his latest series suggests that the darker the tale, the better.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

The Artside: Westobou Festival offering eclectic mix of visual arts

This year the Westobou Festival is spotlighting some familiar names and inviting us to some new art experiences.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

The Artside: Art to see, create and hear about is on gallery agendas

During the next couple of weeks, Augusta will be hosting an impressive array of visual arts events.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, Sept. 2, 2013

The Artside: Exhibits feature local artists as well as legends in art

Hello, September. Welcome to rush season for the arts. For the next few weeks, there will be a wonderful variety of art exhibits and events to enjoy.
By Keith Claussen

Sunday, Aug 18, 2013

The Artside: Shows will feature GRU art faculty, multimedia work

A series opening Aug. 22 spotlights Georgia Regents University art faculty.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013

The Artside: Painting series is nod to nature

New exhibits at Morris showcase paintings by Honor Marks and glass sculptures by Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Artside: Artist chronicles adventures of fictitious daughter

New York artist Brittany Fields will be featured in the Women's Art Exhibition Series opening Aug. 1 at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, July 8, 2013

The Artside: Trio started painting later in life

It's never too late to become an artist; so say a trio of painters set to open a show Thursday, July 11, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center's hallway gallery. Cathy Armstrong, Linda Hardy and Susan ...
By Keith Claussen