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Carol McGill, "Painting in the Spirit"
Going outside to begin a plein air piece is still a time of excitement and enchantment for me. Seeing God’s beauty bloom daily invites me to come and sit with my greatest teacher – and learn to see: the color, the contrast, the light, the fleeting moment. Thin layers have become thick quick strokes of paint applied with a palette knife. I still tone the canvas, if you will, but I do it while creating a tonal under painting. This is a quick approach to block in the shapes and values and speed me along as I capture the moment. I am ever on my journey of learning what the paint can do, and what I, the artist can do.
Professional Experience & Awards:
Teaching adult workshops and art classes in plein air, abstraction, and figure drawing
2014 - Juried into ArtFields, Morgan Creek one woman show
2013 - chosen poster artist for ART on the BEACH, juried into ArtFields
2012 - Seacoast Church one woman show: “And It Was So,” story of creation.
2011 - Voted best local artist by popular voice
2010 - Piccolo Spoleto one woman show: RHYTHMS of LIFE
2009 - Piccolo Spoleto one woman show: charleston green - FANTASY
“100 Days of Obama” juried show participant2008 - Winner of the prestigious “Best in Show” prize of Piccolo Spoleto,
"Vanishing Landscapes", Charleston, SC
2006 - Three One Woman Shows: Pacific Coast; Retro; Elements
2005- Winner From the Mountains to the Sea, SC Aquarium, September 2005.
- Winner & Featured Artist Cooper River Bridge Competition, April 2005.- Featured Artist, Better Homes & Garden Special Edition, Spring 2005.- First Place, Oils, Folly Beach. Festival of the Arts, 2003- Featured Artist, Atlanta Home Magazine, March 2003.- Cover Artist, Skirt Magazine, June 2002.Recent Exhibitions & Juried Show Competitions:
2018 - Island Eye, Sullivan's Island, SC: One Woman Show
2015 - [...]Read the rest of this bio on the
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