Art Exhibit - The World’s Her Oyster: 70 Years of Making Art by Jeanet Dreskin

Thursday, February 13 at 9:00am to 4:30pm

Center for Visual Arts-Lee Gallery, 1-101 Lee Gallery, Lee Hall Clemson, SC 29634-0510

 

 

“The World’s Her Oyster: 70 Years of Making Artexhibit by Jeanet Dreskin is currently on display at the Lee and Acorn Gallery at Clemson University until February 13. 

Dreskin is the first master fine arts graduate from the Department of Art at Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. The master’s program recently celebrated its 40 anniversary in 2013. Dreskin also earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, L.A. and a medical art certificate from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, M.D. She also studied at the NY Art Students League.

Included in this exhibition are paintings from the artist’s private collection as well as from the collections of the Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina State Museum, South Carolina State Art, Pickens County Art Museum, Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, Spartanburg Art Museum, Palmetto Bank, Hampton III Gallery, and private collectors.

Dreskin’s work is in the collections of The Smithsonian National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C.; Imperial Chemicals in Manchester, England; Strobel in West Sohne, Munich, Germany; Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, Long Island, N.Y.; Zimmerli Museum of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, G.A.; Asheville Museum in Asheville, N.C.; Columbia South Carolina Museum of Art in Columbia, S.C.; Gibbes Museum of Art in Columbia, S.C.; Greenville Health System in Greenville, S.C.; Wells Fargo National Bank in Greenville, S.C., and the Federal Reserve Bank in Charlotte, N.C.

The recent honor of one of TALK Magazine's "Most Beautiful Women" in the Upstate was given to Dreskin.  

The exhibition can be viewed until Friday, Jan. 24 in the Acorn Gallery and until Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Lee Gallery. The Acorn and Lee Gallery at Clemson University hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. There will be a gallery talk with Jeanet Dreskin on Friday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a reception at 6 p.m. Admission to the exhibition, gallery talk, and reception is free.

Dreskin is represented in Greenville by Hampton III Gallery. For additional information regarding the exhibits, contact Lee Gallery Director, Denise Wooward-Detrich, 864-656-3883 or woodwaw@clemson.edu.

photo credit: Jana Candler, TALK Magazine

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Arts/Entertainment, Lectures

Departments

Art, CAAH, Lee Gallery, College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (College-wide events), Center for Visual Arts/Lee Gallery, Centers and Institutes, Visual Arts

Target Audience

General Public, Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Parents/Guests

Website

http://www.clemson.edu/cva

Cost

Free

Contact Name:

Denise Woodward-Detrich

Contact Phone:

864-656-3883

Contact Email:

woodwaw@clemson.edu

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  • Driving Address
    323 Fernow Street
    Clemson, SC 29634

    Physical Address
    1-101 Lee Hall
    Clemson, SC 29634

    Mailing Address
    G-02A Lee Hall
    Clemson, SC 29634-0510

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