Regional Arts Advisory Board 11.17.16

Updated on February 21, 2017 in Culinary/Hospitality and The Arts
0 on February 21, 2017

Present: Todd Harrison/Art Institute, Ashley Wyrick/Wando, Michael Haga/College of Charleston, Kyle Lahm/City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford

Introductions were made.

Ashley: Thank you to Michael and Sterling!  Michael  delivered a classroom talk on Augustus.  Sterling hosted district visual arts teachers at the Gaillard Center for a facility tour, wire taxidermy artist and painting demonstration.

Second semester course activities  preferences:

Art 1-Logo Design-composition, color theory.  Prefer a speaker on PR, branding, and jobs in the field.

Art 3-D-very few students, there is no current need.

Art 2-Observational Drawing-prefer an artist, oil painting focus.

AP Art History-Rococco, Neo-Classical, Romanticism.  Activities to be determined.



Amy Reid, Art Institute faculty-she can talk about the career component, graphic design, and PR.  Todd will discuss with her and follow up with Ashley.


Lese Corrigan, Corrigan Gallery (DT)

Mary Edna Frasier

Harriett Green, Arts Commission

Charleston Crafts-jewelry, clay. (2017-18)

Michael will provide the contact information for those above.

Caroline Self-2-D wax, oil, multimedia. (2017-18) (Kyle provided)

Ronald Wayne Ramsay-drawing (City of N. Chas. Visual arts coordinator is researching contacts for observational drawing.


Art Institute Professional Development opportunity-faculty to provide high school teacher train the trainer in specific focus areas.  Teachers can deliver what they learn to their students.

Ashley recommended expanding the advisory board invitation to other schools.  She will  be on leave at the beginning of the school year.



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