Saturday, January 15, 2011
Friday, December 17, 2010
Patz Fowle is an award-winning, ceramic artist. She specializes in creating hand built anthropomorphic ceramic sculpture and her work has been recgonized for its distinctive, thought-provoking, witty style.
Fowle's work has been acknowledged by the American Ceramic Society. Her sculptures and technique have been featured in a multitude of ceramic books, reference books on living contemporary sculptors, antionally distributed art text books, and has also been featured in a PBS documentary.
In addition to her many acknowledgments and awards, Fowle can now add the American Museum of Ceramic Art in California to her list. Fowle's work "Rhino Ride" has been added to the collection of art featuring contemporaty American studio pottery made between 1950-2000.
The AMOCA's Collection Coordinator, Nichole Frazer, states "our collection has amassed excellent examples of ceramic art to support the museum's mission: To educate by presenting, collecting and preserving significant ceramic achievements of the world's cultures from ancient times to the present and through aesthetic and technical study to develop a deeper understanding of cultural values and traditions."
The AMOCA is located in Pomona, California. Fowle's work, "Rhino Ride", now a part of the American Ceramic Society Permanent Collection in the Museum. For more information on the AMOCA please visit their website at www.ceramicmuseum.org.
To learn more about Patz Fowle please visit her website at www.patzfowle.com
The mission of Black Creek Arts Council is to promote and foster the Arts in Darlington County. BCAC's offices are housed in a state of the art 10,000 square foot facility at 116 West College Avenue in Hartsville, SC. BCAC offers a variety of programs including art classes of all styles, after-school activities, pre-school aged programs, private music lesson, and various types of gallery exhibits. BCAC also offeres assistance with arts management, funding, education, and program coordination to the arts and cultural organizations in Darlingon County.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Black Creek Arts Council Receives Subgrant Funding from the South Carolina Arts Commission
BCAC One of Nine Organizations Awarded by State Commission
Black Creek Arts Council of Darlington County was one of nine arts councils across the state to receive Subgrant Funding from the South Carolina Arts Commission. “We are fortunate, not just to receive these funds, but to have a thriving arts community to distribute them to,” said BCAC Executive Director Bruce Douglas.
Over the last year, BCAC has funded projects by: the Hartsville Civic Chorale, the Hartsville-Coker Concert Association, the Friends of the Darlington County Library, Hartsville Downtown Development Association, Darlington Chamber of Commerce, the Friends of Hartsville Memorial Library and local artists Mike & Patz Fowle.
“Each year, we look to fund projects and programs that reach the most people in the most effective and powerful ways,” says BCAC’s new President, Carolyn Atkinson. BCAC’s next deadline for applications for funding is August 15th. For more information, visit www.blackcreekarts.org.
In addition to BCAC, only one other Pee Dee organization (Florence Regional Arts Alliance) received subgrant funding. Others receiving funding are: Arts Council of Beaufort County, Arts Council of Rock Hill & York County, Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg, Barnwell Arts Council, Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Charleston, Cultural Council of Richland & Lexington Counties, and the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville.
The mission of Black Creek Arts Council is to promote and foster the Arts in Darlington County. BCAC’s offices are housed in a state of the art 10,000 square foot facility at 116 West College Avenue in Hartsville. BCAC offers a variety of programs including art classes of all styles, after-school activities, pre-school aged programs, private music lessons, and various types of gallery exhibits. BCAC also offers assistance with arts management, funding, education, and program coordination to arts and cultural organizations in Darlington County.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Thank you for another great show!