Gills Creek Elegies Art Exhibit
Creek Elegies, an exhibition of photographs by Gunars
Strazdins, will be on display from July 6 through September 30, 2017,
at the Gallery at City Hall. Taken over 25 years ago, the images
continue to resonate as a visual eulogy for Gills Creek in the aftermath
of the October 2015 flood.
Strazdins has donated the entire collection of 20 framed artists’ proofs
to the Gills Creek Watershed Association to further its mission to
protect and restore this landscape. The photographs are available for
purchase via an online auction through September 30. For more
information please visit: gillscreekwatershed.org/gills_creek_elegies.html
The Gallery at City Hall, at the Corner of Main and Laurel Streets, is
open Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:00, and First Thursdays from 6:00 –
8:00. A reception open to the public will be held Thursday,
September 7. Strazdins, a retired professor in USC School of
Visual Art and Design, will speak at 7:00 pm. The exhibition space
is a project of One Columbia for Arts & History.
For additional information contact Erich Miarka at email@example.com
Gills Creek Watershed Association is holding a cleanup along S. Beltline
Blvd. on Saturday, August 26 from 10am to noon. We'll have all of the
cleanup supplies, just bring a water bottle and a good pair of shoes.
Meet at the Intertape Polymer Group parking lot (2000 S. Beltline) at
River Sweep Day 2017
Start planning now for the 2017
Beach Sweep/River Sweep Day on September 16, 2017. Beach Sweep / River
Sweep - organized by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with S.C.
Department of Natural Resources - is the largest one-day litter cleanup
of South Carolina's beaches and waterways. Every third Saturday in
September thousands of South Carolinians volunteer to clear trash from
our beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes, and swamps.
Sweep/River Sweep is an annual event for South Carolina since 1988 and
is held in conjunction with The Ocean Conservancy's International
Coastal Cleanup, which involves several hundred- thousand volunteers in
over 75 nations.
To register as a site captain contact Bill Marshall at 803-734-9096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to our newest Gills Creek Watershed Association Members!
- Tamala Ashford
- Martha and Sterling Beckman
- Mark and Jane Salley
- Sally Sue Brown
- James Boylston
- Natalie Kaufman
- Ed and Polly Tilden
- Dee Dee Williams
- Dr. David Whiteman
- Tommy Thomason
- Jean Prothro
- Michael Criss
- Anne Palyok
Thank you for helping us achieve our mission of restoring and protecting Gills Creek Watershed.