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Guild Calendar & Upcoming Meetings:
September - May

6:30 - Social
7 - 8pm - Meeting & Demo

Stallsville UM Church
255 Stallsville Rd.
Summerville, SC
May 3, 2018 Robert Maniscalco
6:30 Social     7-8pm  meeting       (special event:  art supply yard sale with proceeds going to Summerville

Rob Maniscalco   painting with oil in “The Style of Van Gogh”   

Robert has been a professional creative all his adult life. Born in Detroit, he now resides in Charleston. His portraits and
other works are part of over 850 collections throughout North America. In Detroit he hosted Artbeat on PBS and founded
the Maniscalco Gallery. As an artist, he works in series, on a series. His most recent mission was The Quench Project, in
which Robert painted several works in Haiti, a documentary short and companion book, which highlights the Haitian
struggle for fresh water against our society's materialistic obsession. He is also an actor, writer and teacher, currently at
Charleston Southern University. Recently, Robert has expanded his mission to include courtroom sketching, covering the
Dylann Roof and Michael Slager trials. or 843-486-

Inside the mind of Vincent Van Gogh. Robert's demonstration will recreate a Van Gogh painting, trying to decipher his
working process and approach to painting.

Vincent John Doe, an original play written and performed by Robert Maiscalco will be part of the 2018 Piccolo Spoleto
Festival. Enjoy a fascinating visit with Vincent Van Gogh, who is caught in a time vortex and sees firsthand the impact his
work has had on the world of today. Acclaimed performer and visual artist Robert Maniscalco brings Vincent to life, even
painting a couple Van Goghs right before your very eyes. Get into the brilliant mind of one of the greatest artists the world
has ever known in this multi-disciplinary, interactive production, combining live piano music, fine art and theatre.
Performances are at Charleston City Gallery at Waterfront Park, June 2, 3 & 4 at 6 pm. Get your Van Gogh tickets
through Piccolo Spoleto Box Office.
April 5, 2018 Helen Beacham
6:30 Social     7-8pm  meeting    

Painting Watercolor on Yupo

Helen was born in Montreal, Canada. Her art career began 37 years ago when she
moved to Memphis, TN. She and her husband moved to Summerville 12 years ago and in
July 2016, she became a U.S. citizen.

Beacham works in watercolor, acrylics and gouache, having studied with Dick Phillips,
Brent Funderburk, Milford Zornes, Mira Lehr and other greats. Her work is in many
private and corporate collections throughout the U.S., Canada, England, Ireland, Italy,
Kuwait, Australia and other countries.  
FEBRUARY 1, 2018  Bob Graham
6:30 Social     7-8pm  meeting    

Watercolor & Realistic Graphite  Drawings

Bob Graham graduated from Newberry College  with a BFA,
and received a MFA in illustration from Savannah College of
Art and Design. He is a member of  Studio 151 Art Gallery in
Charleston. Mr.Graham has won numerous awards for his
watercolor paintings and realistic graphite drawings,
including  twice winning the Mayors purchase award and the
top award at the SC State Fair. His work has led him West to
joining National Shows such as the Bosque Art Classic and
Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show. Mr. Graham calls
the low country home.
November 2, 2017      6:30 - Social     7 - 8pm - Meeting

Amelia Rose Smith  -  Pastels

Amelia Rose Smith, a native of Charleston, has painted professionally for over two decades. She obtained an art degree,
on scholarship, at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina.  After graduation she was employed by the S.C.
Department of Natural Resources and other agencies as an illustrator. After painting for shows on weekends, she
became a full-time artist in 1984.
Rose has studied with numerous acclaimed atrists including; Ovanes Berberian, Zoltan Zabo, Charles Movalli, Sondra
Freckelton, Alex Powers, Joan Rothermel, Sherrie McGraw, and Rhett Thurman. All of these artists were great
inspirations to her.  Her passion is with watercolors and pastels.

Rose resides in Mount Pleasant with her home and studio located on the marsh. Frequent local excursions with her
husband and sons, provide unending subject matter for her painting pursuits.

Her website is;

October 5, 2017      6:30 - Social     7 - 8pm - Meeting

Margaret Hall Hoybach - Artist, Author, Teacher, Lecturer…

“Capturing the Moment with Journaling"

Originally from Washington, D.C., Margaret Hoybach has lived near Charleston for the past 35 years.  She has traveled
throughout the world painting and teaching and has painted annually in Provence, France and Italy for the last 20 years.  
She has created over 50 travel journals representing over 100,000  “journaling” miles by car, train, in a hot air balloon,
on skies, on a whitewater raft, and on horseback.  Her book, “Colors of France: A Painting Pilgrimage,”
tells of her journey to Monet’s Gardens and she has a public educational television series that is aired
in the D.C. area.  Join her for this entertaining program October 5, 7pm at Stallsville UM Church.

A A pop up shop at the October 5th meeting during the social time, 6:30-7:00pm,
with many of the supplies for Maggie"s for workshop available for purchase.