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P.O. Box 334
301 N. Piedmont Ave.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Hours: Tues - Sat from 10 am to 4 pm 

Admission is Free

704-739-5585 - after hours 803-448-4578

SASi is located in the historic Southern Railway Depot 
on the corner of N. Piedmont and Battleground Ave on NC 216, 
just two blocks north of downtown Kings Mountain.

SASi presents 



May 6 thru June 17, 2017

There are 70 entries in the I AM WOMAN exhibit 
representing womanhood, the feminine and mother nature.
Below are just two images from the I AM WOMAN art competition 
The Swatter by Anne Harkness and The Nurturer by Raymond Burton
Please be sure to come by and see the entire exhibit.


Art Exhibit and Competition


Southern Arts Society is proud to present “I AM WOMAN”, our annual art competition and exhibit themed on the feminine, womanhood or the essence of being a woman. All work must be original, completed within the last two years. Painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel), drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media and fiber are eligible. This is a judged art show with cash prizes. Our judge is April Flanders, Associate Professor of Studio Art at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.


Photography Exhibit and Competition

     The Kings Mountain Gateway Trail and Southern Arts Society are sponsoring “TRAIL”, an exhibit and competition for photos taken on the Gateway Trail over the past two years. Bring us your favorite photos of your family outing or a nature scene from one of your visits to the trail. This is a judged show with cash prizes. Our judge is Joshua White, Assistant Professor of Studio Art and the Studio Art Photography Area Coordinator at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. . Both color and black and white photography will be accepted.


There will be a public reception on Saturday, May 6, from 6 - 8 pm, with awards presented at 7 pm. 


“I AM WOMAN” and “TRAIL” will be on display in the galleries of Southern Arts Society from May 6 through June 17.


SASi Calendar of Events

April 27: Color Pencil Club Meeting 6:30 pm

April 28: Last day for "Farm Buildings to Follies" exhibit

April 29 - 30:  Deliver Art for "I AM Woman" art competition $$
April 29 - 30:  Deliver photography for "TRAIL" competition $$

April 22: Workshop - Water Soluble Color Pencil $$ 

May 2: SASi General Meeting 7 pm 

May 6: Painting a Silk Scarf workshop $$

May 6: Reception for "I AM WOMAN" and "TRAIL" competitions 6-8 pm

June 6: SASi General Meeting 7 pm

June 10: Color Pencil Class for Beginners ages 8 thru 12 $$

August:  Children's Workshop:  July 31-August 4, 6 to 10 years old, 10 am-12 pm, cost $30

Children's Workshop: August 7-August 11, 11 to 14 years old, 10 am-12 pm, cost $30

Events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise. 
$$ = Fe

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Southern Arts Society

  Southern Arts Society, Inc. (SASi) is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 by A.B. Mauney Snow and local artists. Our mission is to promote the arts by training the artist and educating the public to the many talents available in the community. We provide visual art displays in the community, scholarships for local students, and workshops open to all. A variety of classes in the arts and ceramics are offered throughout the year. While based in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, our membership extends throughout the Carolina's. We gladly welcome new members. All you need is a love and appreciation for the arts.

We meet the 1st Tuesday of each month September through June at 301 N. Piedmont Avenue in Kings Mountain. We have a brief business meeting followed by an artistic program, demonstration, or mini workshop at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are always Welcome!