Posts Tagged ‘Frank McCauley’

701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, SC, Announces Deadline for 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2013 – June 1, 2013

May 20, 2013


701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, SC, announces that the jury panel for the 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2013 will consist of David Furchgott of Washington, DC, Cecelia “Ce” Scott of Charlotte, NC, and Frank McCauley of Sumter, SC.

The two-part SC Biennial exhibition will take place September – December at 701 CCA. South Carolina artists have been invited to submit materials and be considered for the Biennial, which is the second organized by 701 CCA.

The deadline for artists’ submissions is June 1, 2013.

Furchgott is the president and founder of International Arts & Artists in Washington, DC. The non-profit organization is one of the country’s major producers of traveling fine arts exhibition. Through its exhibitions, IA&A promotes cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. Prior to his involvement with IA&A, Furchgott, a Charleston, SC, native, for 15 years headed the International Sculpture Center in New Jersey, where he founded the organization’s prominent “Sculpture” magazine.

Scott is an artist, curator and a co-founder of the McColl Center in Charlotte, NC, where she worked from 1994 – 2012. As the creative director at McColl, the Detroit, MI, native curated exhibitions and was the driving force behind the center’s artist-in-residence program, which is considered among the best in the country. Scott also worked as creative director at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture, also in Charlotte. She also is a private chef.

McCauley is an artist and chief curator and assistant director of the Sumter County Gallery of Art. The Jacksonville, FL, native, used to be the director and curator of Spark Contemporary Art Space in Syracuse, NY, the city where he received an MFA at Syracuse University. For 701 CCA, McCauley in 2012 curated the new media exhibition “Faster Forward”.

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Please submit further inquiries by e-mail to ( or call Sheldon Paschal at 803/319-9949.


Florence Museum in Florence, SC, Announces Winners of Miniature Art Competition

November 22, 2011

This is the 23rd year for the Miniature Art Competition, which was started by The Friends of the Florence Museum as a fundraising effort and a way to commemorate the artistic skill of the museum’s founder, Jane Beverly Evans, who studied and became skilled in the painting of miniature portraits.

The juror for this year’s competition was Frank McCauley, the Assistant Director and Curator of the Sumter Gallery of Art in Sumter, SC. Awards were announced during a public reception at the Florence Museum on the evening of Nov. 17, 2011.

The winners of this year’s competition are:

1st place – Jim Stratton, for The Easy Way, an oil on canvas

2nd place – Linda Humphries, for Witches’ Dormitory, a photograph

3rd place – Denise Greer, for Sunnyvale, a mixed media work

Honorable Mentions:

Tom Herzog, for Colossus, a watercolor painting
Gregory Fry, for Nest, a digital media work
Suzanne Muldrow, for Tattered Illusions, a digital photograph
Rose Metz, for Leslie, a watercolor painting which was also the winner of the Ann Finch Watercolor Award.

Leslie by Rose Metz

The exhibition will be on display through Dec. 18, 2011. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 5pm and Sundays from 2 – 5pm.

For more information please call the Florence Museum at 843/662-3351 or visit (

Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, Offers Lectures During 2011 Exhibit Season

January 29, 2011

Winthrop University Galleries at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, will host a number of lectures by guest artists. The complete schedule of lectures is as follows:

Dan Allegrucci working

On Feb. 17, 2011, at 8pm in Rutledge 119 – “Making in the Real World” series: Dan Allegrucci, artist, printmaker

On Feb. 28, 2011, at 8pm in Rutledge 119 – “Making in the Real World” series: Richard Elaver, industrial designer, metalsmith

Work by Frank McCauley

On Mar. 3, 2011, at 8pm in Rutledge 119 – “Making in the Real World” series: Frank McCauley, chief curator/assistant director, Sumter Count Gallery of Art

On Mar. 24, 2011, at 8pm in Rutledge 119 – WUG Lecture: Bob Ebendorf, metalsmith and jeweler; Belk Distinguished Professor of Art, East Carolina University

On Apr. 14, 2011, at 8pm in Patrick Gallery – WUG Artist Lecture: Adrian Rhodes, MFA thesis candidate

On Apr. 15, 2011, at 8pm in Rutledge 119 – “Making in the Real World” series: Jonathan Brilliant, artist, sculptor

On Apr. 21, 2011, at 8pm in Patrick Gallery – WUG Artist Lecture: Sandy Singletary, MFA thesis candidate

For more information, call the Galleries at 803/323-2493 or e-mail Karen Derksen, Galleries director, at (