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 4 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.

You are invited to our reception for Ron Buttler and D. S. Owens on Sunday, March 13, 2-4 p.m.


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

                          Knitted Scarf by Barbara M. Yon

                               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;  and a print of the mural the children in the 2010 art camp painted for the Civic Center.

Greeting card by Marion Webb
 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
March features the photography of D. S. Owens and the oil paintings of Ron Buttler

 Water Drop Photograph by D. S. Owens

Santee Sunup by D.S. Owens

D. S. has won awards in many different categories.  He has a wide variety of quality works on display in our gallery.  You will be amazed at the quality of work you can acquire at low prices.

Ron Buttler with some of his 3D art.  You need to see it first hand to really appreciate it.

You won't want to miss Ron Buttler's 3D oil paintings, on display the month of March.

Abstract by Barbara Yon

Watercolor print by Gwen Power 

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

Artists currently exhibiting items at the gallery: 
  • Ron Buttler - oil and mixed media 
  • Valerie Buttler - book
  • Sammy Clark - pottery
  • Betsy Connelly, watercolor
  • Joanne Crouch - gourds and encaustic wax
  • Melvin Deans -acrylic and watercolor 
  • Christie Dunbar - portrait painting and felted scarfs
  • Gloria Grizzle - nature photography, oil painting, and note cards
  • Roma Jay - watercolor and pencil
  • Linda Lake - gourds, wood carving, and jewelry
  • Donna Minor - gourds, pine-needle baskets, and pottery
  • D. S. Owens - photography
  • 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