Art Association of Ridge Spring Gallery
"Where art comes alive on the South Carolina Ridge" 
Our gallery is located in the Art Center behind the Ridge Spring Civic Center
 at 108 Maintenance Building Circle.

Friday and Saturday hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March thru December
On other days call 803 685-5003  to make an appointment.

All gallery exhibitions are free and open to the public.

New artists:  Kedryn Evans, Jimmy Gillian, Jessica Hughes Goodman

Tiny Art for Small Spaces

Love art but you've run out of room to display it?  Check out our selection of small art pieces, ranging in size from 1" by 2" to 4" by 6".  

  Small Woodburned Tree on Gourd by Joanne Crouch

                      Small Pottery Cup by Betty Deans

                      Shells Pin by Linda D. Lake

                    Coaster by D. S. Owens

               Black-eyed Susan watercolor by Gwen Power

                Rupiah Collage by Barbara Yon

3D Art

 Our three-dimensional art includes gourds, carved wood, pottery, mosaics, jewelry, basketry, and fabrics.  The majority of the items are priced below $50 and are one-of-a-kind handmade items by local artists.  You will be pleasantly surprised at the high quality and skilled craftsmanship offered at these low prices.  Shop here for a wide selection of art pieces that make excellent gifts. 

                                     Wood carving by Linda D. Lake

           Pine Needle Basket by Donna N. Minor

                                  Mosaic Tray by Barbara M. Yon

"Annabell"  Gourd Art by Joanne Crouch

                        Ceramic Teapot by Donna M. Minor


 Quilt Blocks Available

Would you like to have a painted quilt block for your home, barn, or business but don't have a pattern in mind?  Come by the Art Center and see the selection of quilt blocks already painted and available for purchase.  The quilt block shown below is a 2 foot by 2 foot Ohio Star with a Searchlight center inset, painted by Donna Minor.

2D Art

Galaxy Explosion by Joanne Crouch

Hopelands Neighbors by Gwen Power

 Water Drop Photograph by D. S. Owens

Ron Buttler's 3D Oils

Abstract by Barbara Yon


Photograph by Gloria Grizzle 
Looking for something special?  We have items to fit all pocketbooks, including note cards, books, gourds, soaps, felted scarves, jewelry, pine needle baskets, pottery, mosaics, collages, photographs, prints, wood carvings, and original framed and unframed oil, acrylic,  encaustic wax, and watercolor paintings.    
Pottery by Sammy Clark

                               Gourds by Joanne Crouch

 Check out our note cards...

 We offer note cards featuring South Carolina's history, culture, and natural environment not available elsewhere: prints of Marion Webb's original oil paintings of low country scenes; prints of Gwen Power's original watercolor paintings of South Carolina farm scenes, wild flowers, waterscapes, abstracts, and barns; prints of Deborah Reeves original drawings of birds and wildlife;  prints of Gloria Grizzle's nature photographs;  prints of Danute Pilman's drawings and paintings of Ridge Spring sites; and a print of the mural the children in the 2010 art camp painted for the Civic Center.

Greeting card by Marion Webb

Artists currently exhibiting items at the gallery: 
  • Carolyn Boatwright - photography
  • Ron Buttler - oil and mixed media 
  • Valerie Buttler - book
  • Sammy Clark - pottery
  • Betsy Connelly - watercolor
  • Joanne Crouch - gourds and encaustic wax
  • Betty Deans - pottery
  • Melvin Deans -acrylic and watercolor and pottery 
  • Christie Dunbar - portrait painting and felted scarfs
  • Kedryn Evans - acrylic and oil
  • Jimmy Gillian - repurposed objects (mixed media)
  • Jessica Hughes Goodman - photography
  • Gloria Grizzle - nature photography, oil painting, graphite drawing, and note cards
  • Melanie Knight - photography, note cards
  • Linda Lake - gourds, wood carving, and jewelry
  • Donna Minor - gourds, pine-needle baskets, and pottery
  • D. S. Owens - photography
  • Danute Pilman - note cards
  • Gwen Power - watercolor originals and prints and note cards
  • Conni Purciarele - acrylic painting
  • Deborah Reeves - drawing note cards
    Mary Rogers - oil paintings
  • Karyn Sealy - children's book
  • Emily Short - acrylic paintings
  • Marion Webb - cards, oil paintings and prints
  • Barbara Yon - acrylic and watercolor paintings, mosaics, collages, jewelry
  • John Zurlo - acrylic paintings

Come by and browse our gift shop, where all items are priced at $50 or less.