Artists

Anna Hyatt Huntington

Anna Hyatt Huntington

(1876-1973) Anna Hyatt Huntington was a well-known sculptor who, along with her husband, established Brookgreen Gardens in Georgetown County as a public garden and figurative sculpture gallery.

Alfred Hutty

Alfred Hutty

(1878-1958) Painter during the Charleston Renaissance who worked in etching, oil, and watercolor.

Jasper Johns

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(1930- ) Jasper Johns grew up in Allendale, SC, and is an influential contemporary artist in the genres of Abstract Expressionism and Pop art. He often uses symbols such as numbers, the US flag, and maps in his works.

Henrietta Johnston

Henrietta Johnston

(ca. 1674-1729) Working in Charleston, Henrietta Johnston was the first female professional artist in America.

William H. Johnson

William H. Johnson

(1901-1970) William H. Johnson was an African American painter from Florence who painted distinctive modernist imagery of African American life.

Robert Mills

Robert Mills House

(1781-1855) Born in Charleston, SC, Robert Mills was one of the first Americans to become a professional architect. He designed many buildings in South Carolina including private homes, court houses, and the University of South Carolina campus.

Philip Simmons

Philip Simmons

(1912-2009) Philip Simmons was a nationally acclaimed Charleston blacksmith.

Alice Ravenel Huger Smith

Alice Ravenel Huger Smith

(1876-1958) Alice Ravenel Huger Smith was an artist during the Charleston Renaissance known for her watercolors and woodblock prints.

Anna Heyward Taylor

(1879-1956) Anna Heyward Taylor was an artist active in the Charleston Renaissance who became well-known for her woodblock prints.

Jeremiah Theus

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(1716-1774) Jeremiah Theus was a painter from Switzerland who came to Charleston and became a well-established portrait artist, painting many people from Charleston society families.

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