Tryon’s second monthly 2013 Gallery Trot set for May 11

Published 9:54 am Monday, May 6, 2013

• Thompson Art and Garden Gallery on Palmer Street will present The Art of Outdoor Living. The Thompsons represent 38 local artists in the Gallery and carry Kingsley-Bate Outdoor Furniture, Pawley’s Island Hammocks and more.

• Skyuka Fine Art on Trade Street will have a drawing to win a Charcoal Portrait by Richard Christian Nelson.  Nelson, owner of Skyuka Fine Art, is an internationally recognized and award-winning portrait artist. Most recently, Nelson has been notified that he is one of 20 finalists in the “Portrait Society of America’s 2013 International Competition.” Nelson has also recently won first place in the “Member’s Only Competition-Commissioned Portraits,” a “Certificate of Excellence” and an “Honorary Mention” from the Portrait Society of America; where he has also served on their faculty. Tickets are on sale now or can be purchased the night of the Gallery Trot. There will be a second ticket drawn for a certificate of 50 percent off of a commissioned portrait as well. Contact Kim Nelson to buy your tickets via email or phone., 828-817-3783.

Maps of all the locations on the Trot will be available in each of the Tryon area locations.

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Other businesses participating in the Trot will be Terra on Trade, the Book Shelf, Ferullo Studio, Green River Gallery, 1906 Pine Crest Inn, Tryon Arts and Crafts, Tryon Painters and Sculptors, and Upstairs Artspace. For more information, contact

– article submitted by Marianne Carruth