Our new SUFA totes are in. They are outstanding Thank you Pren Halliday for your beautiful artwork. Thank you Cheryl Rogers for ordering the totes and Thank you Karen Hiteshew for tagging them all.
The funds raised from selling these totes will benefit the fine art students of Brunswick County.
Congratulations to Pren Halladay.
Pren's picture of Southport has been selected for the SUFA 2020 Tote Bag. As soon as these bags come in they will be in The Artisans Gallery on Howe for sale.
There were 41 entries. There were so many wonderful pictures that our 5 judges had to vote twice before a winner could be selected. Thank you all for sharing your art.
All the Brunswick County Public School Children thank you.
South Brunswick Magazine posted a story on their website about the Artisans, the new Gallery, and our upcoming SUFA event. Many thanks to St. James resident Carolyn Bowers for writing "our story" and submitting it to South Brunswick Magazine!
South Brunswick Magazine Web Link
Come see and enjoy the Artisans artwork on display in the showcases at the Harper Library, 109 W. Moore St. in Southport.
The Artisans will be featured there for the month of January!
On July 1, the Town of St James held a 20th anniversary celebration at the Reserve Club, that included live music, a picnic and fireworks. During the celebration Artisans were on hand for face painting for the kids in attendance, and we exhibited our artwork on the Reserve Club Veranda.
Thanks to all the Artisans who helped make Art On The Veranda a big success. Below are some pictures of our Artisans during the event! Thanks to everyone who turned out for this historic event!
In May, Donna Davis and Nancy Adelis, representing SUFA, awarded individual scholarships to 5 seniors from our local high schools. From SBHS, awards went to Katherine Tyson and Alyssa Creech. From WBHS, awards went to Andrea Dutton, Alyssa Robinson and Chloe McLaurin. SUFA has awarded more than $26K in scholarships since 2010.
St James Community Center
June 7,2019 9:30-12:00
Limited to15 students
After a demonstration, participants will create marbled decorative paper. Students will leave the workshop with 4 note cards with envelopes, and two sheets of marbled paper which can be used to make additional cards, book covers, gift wrap, book marks, etc. Bring: plastic gloves, aprons, and wear old clothes! $48 fee, inclusive of materials - made by check payable to Stepping up for Arts – SUFA, a 501c3 non-profit – should be sent to Nancy Adelis, 3863 Ridge Crest Drive, Southport, 28461 - or left on her porch.
Carol Kidd has been an artist for many years pursuing her craft in oil painting, silk scarf design, and hand crafted wine glasses. She has served as the Aritsans President and is currently the President of the Franklin Square Gallery.
The first art workshop of 2019 sponsored by SUFA was held Tuesday March 19 at the St James Community Center. Susan Dade taught her unique approach to watercolor. The workshop was a huge success with a sold out audience in attendance. Susan is a well know artist in the Southport area known for her colorful coastal watercolors. For more information about upcoming workshops, please contact Nancy Adelis at email@example.com
Stepping Up for Arts (SUFA) promotes and supports the arts in the communities of Brunswick County through art appreciation and educational opportunities. Through fundraising activities, SUFA awards scholarships to students pursuing studies in the arts and grants to fine arts programs in Brunswick County schools.
Every month, Uncorked by the Sea in downtown Southport (602 N. Howe St.) chooses a local charity to benefit from their 5-7 PM Thursday wine tastings. On March 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th, Stepping Up for Arts will benefit from your voluntary suggested donation to taste 5 hand-picked wines and socialize with your friends and neighbors. In addition, Uncorked by the Sea will donate 10% of any wine, craft beer, wine accessories, wine gifts and art sales during these tastings. Come on down to taste great wines for a great cause!