SOUTHERN ARTS SOCIETY, Inc (SASi)
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
“I AM WOMAN”
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 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 $$
August: Children's Workshop: July 31-August 4, 6 to 10 years old, 10 am-12 pm, cost $30
Children's Workshop: August 7-August 11, 11 to 14 years old, 10 am-12 pm, cost $30
Events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.
$$ = Fee
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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.