by Jean Berry
Forgotten the password?
TAG ART EXHIBITS
Click here for how TAG members can display and sell their artwork.
Site updated 4-17-14
Visitors since April 2004:
This site was created
and is maintained by
The Trenholm Artists Guild (known locally as TAG) is located in Columbia, South Carolina. Members include but are not limited to amateur and professional artists who work in watercolor, oil, acrylics, pastel, sculpture, fiber, and
photography. Residents of the Greater Columbia area over 18 years of age are invited to join. Meetings are held at the RCRC Adult Activity Center, 7494 Parklane, Columbia, SC (Click here for Directions) on the 2nd Monday of each month except December, June, July and August. Visitors are invited to attend our meetings.
April 14th Speaker:
Meet the Artist at the May Meeting
Robert Ariail was the editorial cartoonist for The State newspaper from 1984 until he was laid off in March of 2009. He is now published in more than 600 other newspapers through United Features Syndicate. Robert has won international, national, regional and state recognition for his work including:
The National Press Foundation’s Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award - 2012
The Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts - 2012 (The annual Verner awards, established in 1972, are the highest honor the state of South Carolina presents in the arts.)
The South Carolina Press Association award for cartooning - 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007
The United Nations Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award - 2009 ( Ariail is the first American to win this international award from a field of over 1,500 entries. )
The Society of Professional Journalists’ Green Eyeshade Award - 2007, 2004, 2001, 1997, 1991 ( Ariail has also won about a dozen second and third place awards in this 15 state regional competition. )
The Overseas Press Club’s Thomas Nast Award - 1997 ( He’s also won a second place, a third place and an honorable mention. )
The National Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award - 1992
The National Headliner Award - 1990 ( He’s also won a second place and a third place. )
A South Carolina Gold Addy Award - 1990 ( For a cartoon poster that helped raise thousands of dollars for Hurricane Hugo relief operations. )
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize - 2000 and 1995
Ariail is a Columbia, S.C. native and University of South Carolina graduate. In 1985 he was given the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University. In 1992 he was honored with the Ambrose Hampton Award for distinguished service toThe State. He appeared in and drew cartoons for Hemdale Motion Picture’s “The Boyfriend School” (also released as “Don’t Tell Her It’s Me”) filmed in Charleston, S.C. in 1990. Robert Ariail has produced three collections of his cartoons. The most recent, Ariail!!!, was one of Columbia’s best selling books in 2001.
Click on photos to enlarge.
TAG Annual Juried Show
March 25 - April 4th
Bus Trip to Spoleto Festival
What's new with you? Send your news to be included here!
Current Membership = 198
LOCAL ART OPPORTUNITIES (Click on links for more information.)
*WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES BY TAG MEMBERS*
Click link below:
Ron Weathers Watercolor Workshop
OTHER WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
1. City Art Workshops (Watercolor, Acrylics, Oil and Mixed Media)
2. Village Artists Gallery (Watercolor, Colored Pencil, Oil, Drawing, Acrylic and Collage)
About Face (Columbia Museum of Art) -Mondays & Tuesdays