Wednesday, April 5 Continental breakfast from the farm & pantry 10-11am Yoga (optional, but recommended) Mirabai 11:15-12:45 Free time, lunch on your own 1:00-4:30 Workshop Intro/Welcome Mary Brent Cantarutti Picture Book Presentation Cathleen O’Brien Intro To Gullah Sharon Cooper-Murray Stirring the Spirit 4:45-5:15 Break 5:30 […]
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Where will you go? What will you do? You’ll come with us, a deep blue dive into all that is the South, all that is storytelling through art, all that is profound. Spend a day with Arianne King Comer, Charleston artist whose work is featured at the National Museum of African American History & Culture. Receive […]
Do you ever want to reinvent or transform yourself? Well, that intriguing possibility comes to mind often when I think about Sharon Cooper-Murray, aka The Gullah Lady. (more…)
by Mary Brent Cantarutti Our SSAC connections are extraordinary—in keeping with belonging, Southern style. (more…)
by Mary Brent Cantarutti We Samplers have used words, clay, food, sticks, music, paints, brushes, sand, shells, paper and plants to create art but we had never used rags. (more…)
On the first day of the Southern Sampler Artist Colony workshop in Charleston, South Carolina we cover the long dinning room table of our beautiful Sullivan’s Island home with paper, scraps, glue and tape. Everyone has the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind writing journal from a simple 8″ X 11″ composition book. These books are […]
We are rapidly counting down the days before the Southern Sampler Writing and Creative Retreat. This year we are having our own book launch party in Charleston for the hot off the presses “A Southern Sampler“. The event is in the afternoon on April 20 and we will serve delicious finger foods. Since the “company […]
Welcome to the Southern Sampler Artists Colony (SSAC) extended community of friends! We invite fun-loving adventurers eager to stir the creative pot, Southern style, to experience the real Charleston, explore the South Carolina Lowcountry, and share stories to be embellished over time.
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