Monthly Meetings
September - May

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

Stallsville UM Church
255 Stallsville Rd. | Summerville, SC  

Driving Directions:

Our regular meetings are held at
Stallsville Methodist Church
located at
255 Stallsville Rd. in Summerville —
just off of Old Trolley Road
near the Dorchester County Library.

From downtown Summerville,
take Trolley Road south.
Turn right onto Stallsville Road
which is the first stoplight after the
Dorchester/Summerville Library and Applebee's.
The church is about 1/4 mile down on the left
with a white steeple.

Turn left just before the church
and enter into the side parking lot.

Enter the double doors on the left and proceed to the
Fellowship Hall straight ahead and to the right.
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Guild Calendar & Upcoming Meetings:
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.   
September 7, 2017      6:30 - Social     7 - 8pm - Meeting  

Guest Speaker - Kristy Bishop

Kristy Bishop, a Charleston native textile artist,
incorporates woven and sewn fibers dyed with locally gathered
dyestuff including wild fennel, walnut hulls, and marigolds.
.  See the magic of indigo and other natural dyestuff
transform fabric and yarn into beautiful works of art.

Kristy is a 2016-17 recipient of the South Carolina Artist Venture’s Grant from the SC Arts Commission for her
relief sculptures.  She also won Best in Show at the 2015 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition.

Kristy teaches multiple textile techniques in partnership with the Charleston Museum, The Gibbes Museum
of Art, Engaging Creative Minds, and Enough Pie. Currently, she is creating a body of work for a 2018
exhibition at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts