A Summer Pairing
Oil painter Sue Sneddon and jewelry designer Deb Hill
August 3 – September 5

We’re showcasing two new artists for the month of August. Sue Sneddon works in oil and pastel. Her paintings are fleeting moments of light in the sky, on the water or on wet sand. Sneddon says, “I had my first thought of being a painter was when I was 13 or 14. My mother and I were discussing whether the pink in a bank of oyster shells was a reflection of the pink sky or in the shells themselves. We were on the south end of Pawley’s Island, SC witnessing a glorious sunset. I said to myself, if I could paint the joy I feel in this moment, then I could be a painter.”

Deb Hill has worked in commercial and fine art for many years. Her artisan jewelry features her signature hand crocheting which she incorporates with a variety of gemstones and natural objects. The multi-dimensional artist often paints porcelain with minerals mixed with flux that melts into a glazed disc during kiln firings to create a miniature piece of wearable art.

**Image: Deb Hill, Hand crocheted necklace with freshwater pearls, mother of pearl, cobalt glass beads and crystals.

Abstraction: Works by Joseph DiGiulio
and Sharon DiGiulio
Sept 8 – Oct. 1

This talented couple share a studio where they both explore abstract concepts in art. Joe creates mainly acrylic abstracts on paper and large canvases. Sharon works in acrylic collage and encaustic collage. This show features 20-plus large acrylics and mixed media acrylics. Coincidentally, it is concurrent with Joe’s three-day Abstraction Bootcamp workshop, also being held at the gallery from Sept. 16 – 18.

More about Joe DiGiulio
More about Sharon DiGiulio