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SAM | Traditions : Compounded

2.21 - 5.5.2019

Calendar: Exhibit
Categories: Visual Art
Age Groups: All

Spartanburg Art Museum (SAM) presents

Traditions : Compounded


an exhibition of contemporary drawing and painting by local, national, and international artists.

February 21 - March 5 2019| Tues-Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1-5pm 

Traditions: Compounded examines the historical cores of visual art - drawing and painting - and presents ten artists who take these staples and turn them on their heads, using surprising techniques, concepts, and combinations.

For more information, contact our Associate Curator, Ashleigh Shuler, by email at or call 864.582.7616 x 254.

This exhibition is generously sponsored by The Arkwright Foundation, Bagwell Fence, Santo Lubes, the Sikanas Family Charitable Fund, Kerin Hannah, Susu + George Dean Johnson Jr, Margaret + George Nixon, Bob's Car Wash, Wakefield Automotive Group, and Barnet Development.

opening reception 2.21.2019 | 5-8PM

artist talks @ 6:30pm 

FREE and open to the public




IMAGE: "War (detail)" by Kara Bender; pen and ink, wax on paper


Nishiki Sugawara Beda

Kara Bender

Tadao Cern

Fei Li

Lisa McCutcheon

Mike Meier

Lynx Nguyen

Jennifer Printz

Elise Thompson

Allison Tierney


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