A Fresh Look

July 7 – Aug 14, 2020 – A Fresh Look is presented by Southern Arts Society – where you can see the work of regional artists taking a fresh look at the world around them more

the Illustrated Line exhibit at Southern Arts Society on view Jan 21 - Feb 28 2020.

The Illustrated Line

Jan 21 – Feb 28, 2020 – Regional artist Lori McAdams uses fine lines with a great sense of depth and detail, bringing the past into the present. The graphic quality of her works lends an old world feel to them. Mostly rendered in scratchboard,  more

I AM Woman exhibit at Southern Arts Society on view March 6 - April 25, 2020.

I am Woman 2020

Mar 6 – Apr 25, 2020 – . This annual exhibit is dedicated to womanhood, the feminine and the essence of being a woman. The Public Reception is Saturday March 14 from 6-8 pm, with awards presented at 7 pm. This event is free to attend. more

art for christmas 2019

Art for Christmas

Nov 12, 2019 – Jan 11, 2020 SASi has work by over 75 regional artists available for gifts. All of the items are made by hand with many being unique. Artisans have been busy sewing handbags and backpacks, making beaded jewelry, leather wallets, pottery, crocheted scarves and hats along with paintings of all sizes for that special and most personal gift. more

Nature Reconsidered and Trail 2019

Nature Reconsidered  & Trail

Oct 2 – Nov 8, 2019 – Nature Reconsidered and Trail is a combined art and photography exhibition and competition. They are sponsored by Southern Arts Society  to explore the ever-changing relationship between humans and nature, and features photos taken on the Gateway Trail   more

wonder 2019

Wonder Anne Harkness

Aug 27 – Sept 27, 2019 This show features works covering many of Anne Harkness’s evolving series of paintings – Hometown America, Diptychs, Figure, Man vs. Nature, Small Works, and Nature.  more

A Fresh Look 2019

A Fresh Look 2019

July 18 – Aug 23, 2019 – Artists from around the region are exhibiting 156 of their their most recent work taking a fresh look at the world around them. The theme for this show is very open, so there is a wide variety of   more

Natural Beauties 2019

Natural Beauties 2019

May 21 – July 5, 2019Natural Beauties: Basketry, Glass, Gourds, Pottery, Wood, and other Natural Media. Hand crafted items made primarily of natural materials   more

I Am Woman 2019

I Am Woman 2019

Apr 5 – May 17, 2019 – SASi’s  annual exhibit dedicated to the feminine or the essence of being a woman. Artists from around the region have entered over 60 pieces of art – paintings, photography and three-dimensional works for this competition.  more

Artists' Books 2019 art books made of paste papers

Artists’ Books 2019

CURRENT EXHIBIT: Feb 16 – Mar 29, 2019 –  Artists’ Books: A Handmade Journey – art books created by the group of book making enthusiasts: “The Bookies”  more

colored pencil 2019

Colored Pencil 2019

UPCOMING EXHIBIT: Jan 8 – Feb 8, 2019 – SASi’s newest annual exhibit will again feature artwork created with colored pencil.  more

art for christmas 2018 with star background

Art for Christmas 2018

Nov 10 – Dec 29, 2018 – SASi’s Annual Members Only Holiday Sale

Open House & Reception 1-4 pm
Sunday Nov. 18, 2018

gateways 2018 exhibt with backgroung of painted peaches

Gateways to the South

CURRENT EXHIBIT: Oct 2 – Nov 2, 2018 – This annual exhibit features landscapes, historical sites, and the people and places that reflect our Southern history and culture, from the past to present day. Local artists have interpreted our southern landscape, well known landmarks and cherished memories in painting, photography and sculpture. more

hidden places 2018 with background paintied portrait of girl

Hidden Places 2018

Aug 28 – Sept 25, 2018 – By Stacey Pilkinton-Smith – Hidden Places harkens us back to our childhood, where whimsy and joy can be found. Entering adulthood, our inner child gets buried under the weight of the world. We stop feeling the warmth of the sun on our faces, wishing on stars, and the grass  more

a fresh look with background of abstract acrylic painting

A Fresh Look 2018

July 21 – Aug 24, 2018 – Southern Arts Society announced winners for A Fresh Look art competition at a public reception on Saturday night, July 21st.
 Artists from around the region entered their best work to compete for prizes at this unique venue housed in the historic Southern Railway Depot.  more

trail 2018 with background of green leaves

Trail 2018

July 21 – Aug 24, 2018 – Photography Competition at Southern Arts Society in Kings Mountain
 Photos from the Trail Photography Competition are on view now through August 24 at Southern Arts Society in Kings Mountain. This contest is sponsored by the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail  more

En plain air 2018 with background of trees around lake

En Plein Air 2018

June 5 – July 13, 2018 – Artists have been painting outdoors for hundreds of years, but it took the French Impressionists to make it an art form unto itself. The phrase En Plein Air, literally translated “in the open air”is used to describe painting outdoors. The Impressionists stressed the importance more

i am woman in front of painted portrait of woman looking in a mirror

I Am Woman 2018

April 14 – May 31, 2018 – SASI’s annual I Am Woman art competition and exhibit is dedicated to womanhood or the essence of being a woman. Since 2004, Southern Arts Society has invited artists to express their interpretation of the feminine and compete for prizes.  more

colored pencil 2018 exhibit with background of colored pencil

Colored Pencil 2018

January 9 – February 9 – In total, there were 59 pieces on exhibit. The works on exhibit were as different as each artist, showing their versatility and individuality.  more