Monday, September 2, 2013

PHIL GARRETT Acrylic Paint Workshop & Book Signing

is coming to town for
a free workshop on painting with acrylics
@ S & S Art Supply
a book signing for his new book

INSIDE ACRYLICS: Studio Secrets From Today's Top Artists
if ART Gallery 

Phil Garrett FREE Golden Acrylic Workshop 
Sat., Sept. 14, 2 - 4 pm., S & S Art Supply, 1633 Main St. Columbia, SC
Limited Space. Sign Up at
Phil Garrett Book Signing
Sun. Sept. 15, 2 pm, if ART Gallery, 1223 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC

Phil Garrett's book Inside Acrylics features
South Carolina artists such as Mike Williams, Edward Rice, Philip Mullen, Jim Campbell
Patty Brady &amp Glen Miller.

Inside Acrylics: Studio Secrets From Today's Top Artists,

F&W Media, 2013 
$29.99 hardcover

Cover of Phil Garrett's new book.
if ART Gallery artist Phil Garrett did his undergraduate work at the University of South Carolina and the Honolulu Academy, studying with the late Gabor Peterdi. He received his BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1974 and lived and worked in the Bay Area until 1979, when he returned to South Carolina, where he presently resides in Greenville.
Garrett founded King Snake Press in 1998 for the production and promotion of monotypes and has worked with numerous artists from the region and elsewhere.
His work, which includes works on paper and paintings, are in public collections including the South Carolina State Museum, State of Hawaii, Greenville County (S.C.) Museum of Art, and corporate and private collections in the USA, Europe, and Japan. He is represented by if ART Gallery in Columbia, SC.
Garrett has completed numerous artist residences and taught painting and printmaking in venues across the USA, including The Penland School of Craft. He joined the Golden Acrylic Working Artists Program in 1999 and has lectured and taught acrylic painting in the USA, Japan, and Belgium. 

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