TDDA announces Tryon Gallery Trot March 24

Published 11:07 am Friday, March 9, 2012

Vines & Stuff is featuring porcelain work of Tiffany Gipson. (photos submitted)

The Tryon Downtown Development Association announces its first scheduled Tryon Gallery Trot of 2012 on Saturday, March 24, 5 to 8 p.m.
Join 10 participating galleries, businesses and restaurants for opening art receptions, music and special events. Participating businesses are Richard Baker’s Studio, The Book Shelf, Bravo Outdoor Marketplace, Green River Gallery, Kathleen’s, The Pine Crest Inn, Skyuka Fine Art, Tryon Painters & Sculptors and Upstairs Artspace.
A few of the scheduled events are:
Richard Baker Studio continues to demonstrate Baker’s commitment to painting scenes of the Foothills and will be exhibiting his new works of 2012.
Skyuka Fine Art hosts an opening reception for “Historic Tryon Artists.”
This show features famous artists who were part of the historic Tryon artists’ colony, such as Homer Ellertson, Lawrence Mazzanovich, Elizabeth Paxton Oliver, Amelia Watson and Will Henry Stevens. The art has been contributed by area dealers and collectors.
Also opening is Tryon Painters & Sculptors’ exhibit “Green Piece”; fascinating two- and three-dimensional art made with recycled materials and reused or found objects. Many outstanding artists present their imaginative, clever and fun pieces that are environmentally friendly.
The Upstairs Artspace has a major exhibit, “Artists Among Us: 100 Faces of Art in Spartanburg,” showcasing art in many mediums by many Spartanburg artists.
Vines & Stuff is featuring the porcelain work of Tiffany Gipson, a Southern Highland Craft Guild member, and the clay pottery of Claude Graves of Little Mountain Pottery.
Future Trot dates are: May 12, June 23, Aug. 11, Sept. 29 and Nov. 3.
For more information, find Tryon Gallery Trot on Facebook, visit or email Kim Nelson at
– article submitted by Kim Nelson

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