Opening Reception for both exhibits:

September 8, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Exhibit Dates: September 8 – October 5, 2023

Everything is fine...

Soulful artist Nat Morris has created 18 paintings to tell the story of a young woman suffering with depression. This body of work shares insights into her painful journey.

Everything is Fine… Suicide & Mental Health Awareness Panel Discussion

Fueled by the extraordinary art exhibit of Nat Morris and his soulful paintings that tell the story of a young woman suffering from depression, the Anderson Arts Center has partnered with AnMed Health and Mental Health America to bring an outstanding opportunity to gain knowledge and insight on this very important topic.

Join a discussion led by experts in the field of mental health to address depression, suicide, and other issues facing our community.

  • What services are available
  • How to access them
  • Warning signs
  • Issues of guilt
  • Coping mechanisms

Tuesday, September 26, 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Anderson Arts Center

Panel Members:

Michelle Ready, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Mike Hedgecock, Program Manager, AnMed Health Behavioral Health Center

Erin Maurer, Director of Counseling Services, Anderson University

Greg Shore, Anderson County Coroner & CEO MedShore

Louise Hurley-Ferrell, Mental Health America SOS group facilitator and board member

Maranda Beaver, South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Long Live Art!

The Viva Artists is a group of six women with vast experience in various mediums from watercolor to oils to acrylics. The group’s collective result is a diverse assemblage of originals to catch the eye of every art lover.

Viva Artists:
Ann Heard
Deane King
Rosemary Moore
Polly Richardson
Diann Simms
Susan West

Primordial Dream Soup

Experience an exhibit where imagination and creativity are only limited by what the artists may dream up! “Primordial Dream Soup” is a collaborative exhibit featuring four different artists with mediums ranging from sculpture to oil and mixed media.

Artists: Kym Day, Will Johnson, Carey Morton, Jeromy Ross

Opening Reception: July 21, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Exhibit Dates: July 21 – August 17, 2023

Ray Richards: a photography exhibit

a Ken Ruinard Photography Exhibit

Ray Richards is a local Anderson photographer, and will have his large photographs on display in our Atrium Gallery. ” My work is realistic but explores the ratios and proportions of the geometric objects within the scene as well as the tensions between the lights and the darks.”

Opening Reception: July 21, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Exhibit Dates: July 21 – August 17, 2023


Art matters. Make a difference today!

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At the Anderson Arts Center, we offer vital arts resources for all in Anderson County. Help us keep the arts accessible to our community and beyond!

Funding assistance provided by the Anderson County and City Accommodations Tax Fund and by the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.