37th an­nual South­east­ern Wildlife Ex­po­si­tion

Charleston, SC, (843) 723-1748 www.sewe.com

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“Charleston is a grow­ing mecca of world-class art and artists; SEWE was hon­ored to ac­cept and wel­come sev­eral Charleston-based artists to the 2019 ex­po­si­tion in­clud­ing Larry Moore and Kelly Ja­cobs. Other Charleston-based artists in­clude Mark Hor­ton, Kevin Leprince, Scott Pene­gar, Peggy Watkins, Jan Sasser and Jen­nifer Black.” — Natalie Hen­der­son, cu­ra­tor, South­east­ern Wildlife Ex­po­si­tion

Cel­e­brat­ing its 37th an­nual event in 2019, South­east­ern Wildlife Ex­po­si­tion (SEWE)

con­tin­ues to present the finest in wildlife and sport­ing art. Held in Charleston, South Carolina, SEWE is the premier wildlife art show in the East, host­ing more than 100 artists an­nu­ally. The 37th an­nual event will open Fe­bru­ary 14 and close Fe­bru­ary 17 at mul­ti­ple venues through­out his­toric down­town Charleston. VIP events and pri­vate art pre­views be­gin Fe­bru­ary 14. The Quick Draw Speed Sculpt event takes place Fe­bru­ary 15.

Each year, SEWE in­cludes well-re­spected vet­er­ans, mid-ca­reer artists and tal­ented upand-com­ers in the week­end event. One painter is se­lected as fea­tured artist each year. Lou Pasqua has been se­lected as the 2019 fea­tured artist. Artists hon­ored with this dis­tinc­tion over the years have in­cluded Brett Smith, Carl Bren­ders, Luke Fra­zier, John Banovich, Dustin Van Wechel and Eldridge Hardie.

Sandy Scott and Wal­ter Ma­tia will be join­ing the 2019 show as guest artists. Also in the Fine Art Gallery are artists Ezra Tucker, Julie Jeppsen, Kathryn Mapes Turner, Anne Lon­don, Ja­son Tako, Grant Hack­ing and more. New and no­table artists to in­clude

Kelly Brewer, Larry Moore and Neil Ri­zos.

Col­lec­tors can view the full list of 2019 artists and avail­able work on the web­site. A lim­ited num­ber of VIP Pack­ages are avail­able, which of­fer pri­vate view­ings, in­sider ac­cess and ex­clu­sive events through­out the week­end.

The South­east­ern Wildlife Ex­po­si­tion 2018 pre­view night gala and sale. Photo by Paul Mulkey Im­ages.

South­east­ern Wildlife Ex­po­si­tion, Fan­fare for the Com­mon Bear, mixed me­dia, 60 x 48”, by Anne Lon­don.

South­east­ern Wildlife Ex­po­si­tion, Talk to Me, Goose, oil on linen, 9 x 12”, by Kelly Brewer.

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