Our Mission
The Summerville Artist Guild is dedicated to stimulating interest in Visual Arts, encouraging all levels of artistic ability, and promoting Art
education within the Summerville, South Carolina community.

What We Do
We offer monthly meetings with art demonstrations, member shows and art workshops throughout the year. For a schedule of upcoming
events, please check our
meetings,  workshops ,  show & opportunities and field trip pages.

We welcome new members - both artists and those interested in supporting the local art community. For more information on becoming a
guild member, please check our  
membership page.For more information on becoming a Patron, Please check out our Patrons page.

Summerville ROCKS! the Arts, and more. This Summerville Artist Guild committee works to find interesting and innovative ways to fund
two scholarships for Dorchester District 2 students, one for those majoring in art education and one for those wanting a career in the fine
arts. The group also raises awareness of the importance of art in our communitiy.

2018 Summerville Artist Guild Judged Exhibit Winners
(Exhibit on display March 2018 City Gallery in the Convention Center)
                        
                     
 Best in Show
Bonnie Anderson -- #MeToo -Out of the Ashes

Under Glass                                                                        Not Under Glass
1st Place -- Charlotte Holman -- Fergus                       1st Place -- Sherri Bardsley -- Danger from Above
2nd Place -- Christopher Kyle -- Sisters                       2nd Place -- Therese Haynes -- Did You Say Ride?
3rd Place -- Anne Peterson -- Iced                                3rd Place -- Sarah Kuhnell -- Layers
Hon.Men. -- Jan Kelley -- Wildlife Palm                         Hon. Men. -- Carole Bruno -- Sandstorm
Hon. Men -- Debbie Grogen -- Sunflower Dance         Hon. Men. -- Renee Bruce -- Early Riser








HOLIDAY COLLABORATION WITH SUMMERVILLE ORCHESTRA

On on December 22, ensembles from the Summerville
Orchestra performed free holiday concerts across
Summerville.  Guild members joined the concerts
and developed themed paintings for charity.


GUILD MEMBERS PAINT MURALS AT DORCHESTER PAWS
The new name for the local SPCA is Dorchester Paws.  Members of the Guild contributed their time to paint murals
to spruce up the facilities.








2016-2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Guild funds two arts scholarships for DD2 seniors. The first is named in honor of DD2 Director of Fine Arts Emeritus,
Larry Barnfield for students pursuing an education degree in the arts.  The second, Summerville Artist Guild Scholarship, is
for students seeking a degree fine or applied arts.  Jan Dalton, president of the Guild presented the three scholarships in
May 2017.
Also a scholarship was awarded this year, in memory of Detta Zimmerman, a long-time member of the Guild who pursued her
degree after raising her family.

Abigail Nance - the Larry Barnfield Scholarship recipient and will attend Lander University to major in art education.

Leah Waters - Summerville Artist Guild Scholarship, will attend Utah Valley University to major in Art and Design.

Francisca Palazuelos - scholarship in Memory of Detta Zimmerman.  Pictured with Delbert (Detta’s husband) she attends the
College of Charleston.  She is a single mother working full time caring for her children plus going to school.   
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Guild Officers and Chairs:

PRESIDENT
Jan Dalton
jandalton@earthlink.net

VICE-PRESIDENT
Workshops / Meeting Demos
Jan Kelley
artist.jankelley@gmail.com

TREASURER
Diane Watkins
diane@milerproperties.com

SECRETARY
Laura Cody
laura@lauracodyart.com

MEMBERSHIP CHAIR
Elizabeth Kauffman
ekauffwoman@gmail.com

SOCIAL CHAIR
Hazel Keefer  
Hkee4art@aol.com    

FACILITIES
Renee Bruce
reneebruce47@yahoo.com

EXHIBITION CHAIR
Claudia Hucks  
sagexhibitandshow@gmail.com

FIELD TRIP CHAIR
Jan Dalton
jandalton@earthlink.net

CORRESPONDENCE CHAIR
Bernice Norris
norris.bernice@gmail.com

PUBLICITY-WEBSITE
Jim Davis
jimrdavis2000@gmail.com
summervilleartguildnews@gmail.com

NEWSLETTER
Becky Sharp
summervilleartguildnews@gmail.com

FACEBOOK CHAIR
Bernadette Wladyka
bernwladyka@yahoo.com

HISTORIAN
Debbie Grogan
dgrogen@sc.rr.com

PATRONS
Debbie Grogan
dgrogen@sc.rr.com


SUMMERVILLE ROCKS
Diana Barth
inforocks@gmail.com
dianabarth09@gmail.com