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CU Art Department’s Joey Mason Creates “Depot,” First Sculpture on Mauldin’s Public Art Trail

December 11th, 2015
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Clemson University’s Art Department has been busy lately in the Greenville area! Joey Manson, Senior Lecturer, is the first artist featured on Mauldin’s Public Art Trail.  His site-specific sculpture “Depot” was unveiled this past Tuesday, December 8th, in the green space and amphitheater near the Mauldin Cultural Center, which will serve as the site for [Read More]

Village of West Greenville Mainstays Featured in National Geographic Traveler!

November 24th, 2015

We’re still in tight with the arts community known as the Village of West Greenville— the old home of the CVA-G.  So much so, that Cherington Love Shucker, executive director of the Greenville Center for Creative Arts, shared some great news with us over the phone this morning. Kate Knorovsky, contributing editor of National Geographic [Read More]

SELFIE: Greenville Artists and the “New” Self-Portrait, Nov. 13 – Dec. 18

November 16th, 2015

The CVA-Greenville will close out the fall semester and holiday season with an exhibition entitled SELFIE:  Greenville Artists and the “New” Self-Portrait, an invitational that seeks to challenge Greenville artists and creatives to “re-think” and “re-interpret” the classic self-portrait in the face of changing technologies and social media trends. Dates:  November 13th-December 18th, 2015 Reception:  Thursday, December 3rd, [Read More]

Seven Alumni and Friends Featured in Greenville Open Studios 2015

November 5th, 2015
Kent Ambler

November 6th, 7th and 8th marks the weekend of the annual Greenville Open Studios, presented by the Metropolitan Arts Council. This weekend features 133 local visual artists, who open their studios to the public. We are proud to announce that Clemson’s Center for Visual Arts (CVA) is well represented, with Open Studios highlighting seven alumni and friends, Kent [Read More]

Society for Photographic Education Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibition

October 3rd, 2015
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We are celebrating photography this fall!  Throughout the month of October until the first week in November, the Center for Visual Arts-Greenville will be hosting an exhibition of photographs by artists scattered across the Southeast region.  The juried exhibition, which includes 37 artists, is being offered in conjunction with the Society for Photographic Education’s Southeast [Read More]

Clemson Center for Visual Arts opens new exhibition venue at Greenville ONE

September 20th, 2015
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GREENVILLE — The Clemson University Center for Visual Arts in Greenville will open the Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibit Oct. 2 on the fifth floor of the Greenville ONE building. The show is the first exhibition in the ONE building and launches a new venue for the center. The Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibit also [Read More]

“smART Series” combines creativity and entrepreneurship

September 5th, 2015
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GREENVILLE — The Clemson University Center for Visual Arts (CVA) is hosting the smART Series Sept. 2015 through Jan. 2016 in the Village of West Greenville, S.C. The five-part series is aimed at bringing art and business expertise to the community at large. This interactive and engaging series explores how the arts and creative entrepreneurship [Read More]

Clemson lecturer to host free community poetry workshop in Greenville

August 1st, 2015
Our Place in the South - Kathleen Nalley

GREENVILLE —Kathleen Nalley, poet and lecturer of literature and writing at Clemson University, will host the second free poetry workshop of the summer on August 10 in Greenville. The workshop, entitled “Our Place in the South,” will be 6–8 p.m. at the Center for Visual Arts–Greenville (CVA-G) in the Village of West Greenville, 1278 Pendleton [Read More]

CVA-G Hosts NEXT High School’s i3BaseCamp!

July 13th, 2015
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Starting today, we are happy to announce that NEXT High School is taking the CVA-G by storm for the next week! But what is NEXT High School all about?  The mission of NHS is to prepare young people for life (after school).  But what does this entail?  Here’s a more in-depth explanation of NHS’s core [Read More]

Collaborative poetry workshop in Greenville hosted by renowned local poet

July 13th, 2015
Glenis Redmond

GREENVILLE — The art exhibition “West Greenville in Print” integrates a literary component by collaborating with accomplished local poets. The first poetry workshop, “Praising West Greenville” at 9 a.m. Wednesday with Glenis Redmond, invites anyone who lives, works or plays in Greenville’s west side to share their stories along with NEXT High School students participating in [Read More]

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