We enjoy healthy support from the College of Charleston, and greatly needed financial assistance from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation. Recently, we received a major program support grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, along with project grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Asian Cultural Council, Harpo Foundation, Joanna Foundation, Coastal Community Foundation, The Henry and Sylvia Yaschik Foundation and the National Lunar Science Institute. Our programming has been exceptionally well received, and we have developed many new strategic partnerships.
While we are delighted by the continued support that we have received from various foundations and grants, we cannot possibly sustain our dynamic programming without the encouragement and support of our Members and Community Partners-those who keep the mighty Halsey afloat.
Your participation in this program is vital to the stability and growth of the Halsey Institute. We hope you will join us by becoming a Halsey Community Partner. After all, our Members and Community Partners are the lifeblood of our daily operations.
Would your organization like to become involved in making the Halsey happen? Join HICA’s Community Partners program, the perfect opportunity to align your brand with the innovative and vibrant contemporary art culture in our community. You will receive the perks and privileges of a HICA membership and the marketing benefits of a sponsorship. By becoming a Partner of the Halsey Institute, your organization will not only provide support for HICA’s exhibitions and programming but you will have the rare opportunity to share your brand with our diverse demographic of students, artists, art educators and art lovers.
Lois Lane Properties is a boutique real estate firm located at Nine Broad Street in historic downtown Charleston. In 1918, this building held the real estate offices of the renowned pioneer in historic preservation, Susan Pringle Frost, who was the first businesswoman in Charleston’s history to have her own real estate office and join the Charleston Real Estate Exchange. Following in the footsteps of her forbear, Lois Lane restored the building to its original architectural design three quarters of a century later, and proudly operates a women-owned real estate firm at Nine Broad Street. Whether buying, selling, or leasing property, Lois Lane Properties’ team-oriented approach ensures that each client receives an uncompromising level of expertise and personal attention. For your next move, let Lois Lane Properties introduce you to the unmatched experience of working with an independent, local, resourceful, boutique real estate firm.
Ooh! Events is a unique combination of talents, event rentals, unique decor items, custom prop workshop, floral artistry and coordinators to keep everything organized and on budget. We create warm spaces, with impact to be the perfect backdrop to host your family and friends. Touching, beautiful spaces for every style of bride that fulfill even the wildest of fantasies on your big day. With 30 years of event experience, we make sure the only hitch, is between you and your groom.
Serving the nonprofit and education sectors for 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) combines technology and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works with more than 28,000 customers in over 60 countries that support higher education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, faith, the environment, independent K-12 education, animal welfare and other charitable causes. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud-based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), financial management, payment services, analytics and vertical-specific solutions. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company by Forbes, InformationWeek, and Software Magazine and honored by Best Places to Work, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.
David Schnell, Owner & Baker, Brown’s Court Bakery
Much like the business of baking bread, David’s life journey has had an abundance of humility and simplicity. After graduating from Carleton College, he earned the opportunity to do postgraduate historical research in Sri Lanka where he found his love for hand mixing and creating traditional breads and flatbreads. Upon his return to the United States, he spent a few years working in politics before trading in a fundraising career for the culinary field. After attending Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC he had stints at Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, CA and H & F Bread Company in Atlanta, GA before moving to Charleston to explore opening an artisan bakery. Though his methods and breads may differ somewhat from his first experiments with dough in Sri Lanka, the inception of Brown’s Court Bakery from concept to reality has given David the chance to offer retail and wholesale customers a variety of different styles of breads and pastries using the highest quality ingredients and recipes perfected over time.
Founded in Sapporo, Japan in 1876, a German-trained brewer named Seibei Nakagawa combined his advanced brewing knowledge with his passion for Japanese craftsmanship and created a one-of-a-kind beer. From the beginning, beer lovers have enjoyed the crisp, clean taste that resulted from the advanced brewing process. This unmatched combination of great taste and rich history makes Sapporo a truly unique beer. Sapporo Premium was brought to America in 1964 and has grown to become the #1 Asian beer in the U.S. Available in three varieties: Sapporo Premium, Sapporo Reserve, and Sapporo Premium Light. With a rich gold color and refined bitterness, Sapporo Premium delivers an amazingly crisp, perfectly balanced taste and a smooth finish. This sessionable beer pairs well with any food choice.
Robert Lange Studios is a gallery space run by artist and gallery owners Megan and Robert Lange. As such, it is dedicated to the development of an on-going dialogue between artists from a range of artistic disciplines at differing levels of their careers. The RLS Residency program invites international and national artists to live in a residency space situated within the gallery. Located at 2 Queen Street in the heart of historic Charleston, SC we provide a platform for experimentation that gives exposure to diverse and dynamic art practices developing locally, regionally, and around the world. Working with the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art by housing visiting artists who are creating exhibits for the Halsey Gallery we aim to facilitate creative networks and connect the local art community with the global sphere of contemporary art. Visiting artists have had an amazing and inspiring experience while staying inside the 6000 sq-foot art gallery housed in one of the oldest buildings in Charleston. The historically marked building from 1670 has creativity that can be felt in the walls, and the gallery has been featured in American Art Collector, National Geographic Traveler, the Huffington Post, on MSNBC, and voted the best Gallery in Charleston 2010-2013.
Lunch and Recess is a straight up creative house, not an agency, which has more talent than overhead. They specialize in creating visual content. This content can have many different uses: from traditional TV spots, short documentaries, brand films, to messages developed especially for the world-wild-internet-webs. They work really well with advertising agencies, public relations firms and direct clients, just like you.
L + R does not charge inflated prices to cover corporate office views, valet parking or baristas in the lobby. In fact, they fetch their own coffee and sometimes ride other people’s bicycles to work. If they operated on anything less they would be working in a van outside of your office or down by the river.
KDS stands for Kennedy Design Studio, a residential design firm specializing in custom homes and complex renovations throughout Charleston and the surrounding Sea Islands. Since 2007, KDS has delivered residential design with sophistication & service. Project consultations are available by appointment.
Based in Charleston, where design styles tend to slant towards the traditional, Angie’s high-impact rooms manage to evoke both glamour and ease. She has garnered an impressive roster of both residential and commercial clients for her confident use of color, affinity for modern design and decidedly casual vibe. Named one of the “20 Designers To Watch” by Traditional Home, included in Southern Living’s “Top Five Southern Designers,” and featured in Domino, House Beautiful, Metropolitan Home, and Coastal Living, Angie has garnered praise from the industry’s most prestigious publications.
Angie’s inherent skill for flawlessly mixing and juxtaposing color, texture and periods comes surprisingly easy for the former graphic designer. Her signature and far-from-subdued palette includes various shades of purples and mauves that create the most unexpected, yet appealing combinations. Well known for her lively spirit and ability to cultivate the individual style of her clients, Angie’s projects always have their own striking personality.
4SE, Inc. is a structural engineering firm located in historic Charleston, South Carolina. The principals of 4SE, John M. Moore, Jr., Dean William Ussery, and Greg Burbage, have over 90 years of combined structural engineering experience. 4SE specializes in providing state-of-the art analysis and design, innovative thinking, and quality services on all projects. We are dedicated to developing the vision of our clients to help them achieve their goals. We provide structural services and expertise for all types of new construction, building renovation, historic structures, and new and existing broadcast towers.
Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the Charleston Music Hall, established in 1994, exists to create extraordinary artistic and theatrical experiences and promote the finest local, regional, and national acts. The Music Hall is housed in a former train station built in 1850 and combines historical elegance with modern functionality. A first class performance space, the Music Hall boasts some of the best acoustics in the city. From ballet, to theatre, to comedy, to a diverse variety of musical performances, the Music Hall hosts it all. Above all else, it is a listening room: an intimate setting in which the audience can engage with the performers and musicians on stage.
Ashley Warnock, a native of Montgomery, Alabama, began studying photography during her junior year abroad in Tasmania, Ausralia. Upon graduating from College of Charleston, Ashley lived and studied photography in Italy, England, and Atlanta before moving to Manhattan to study at Parsons School of Design. She spent the next several years in sports marketing- working for advertising agency, Arnell Group, on Reebok’s international and domestic brands. Ashley then spent a year working for the NBA (National Basketball Association) in their Marketing Partnerships department before packing up and moving to Anchorage, Alaska, where she spent the next few years working for an ad agency, Bradley Reid + Associates, managing accounts for AT&T and The Denver Post. Ashley and her husband, Bill, returned to the Lowcountry in 2007- where she now splits her time between photography and working for Historic Charleston Foundation.
At Alphavest, our focus is an objective, rules-based investment strategy that is actively managed to ensure optimal financial performance. With these stringent rules, we remove emotion from investing therefore removing the opportunity to make irrational decisions. For a yearly fee, you can opt into one of our dynamic investment models that encompass multiple different asset classes. Spreading the risk over a multitude of areas allows us to create more opportunities for positive returns. By utilizing a tactical approach, Alphavest performs rigorous, quantitative analyses to examine the data on each investment before performing a trade. Come explore what Alphavest can do for you.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has offered top quality care to patients in South Carolina and beyond since 1824. As the first medical school in the South and a nationally recognized academic medical center, MUSC is at the forefront of the latest advances in medicine, groundbreaking research and technology.
Patients at MUSC benefit from access to world-class physicians working in a multidisciplinary team approach to care that involves the close collaboration of specialists from across the medical spectrum. Incorporating clinical research and basic science into our everyday matrix, patients can be sure that the latest protocols and research findings are employed in developing their individual treatment plans. Our focus on providing state-of-the-art care means better outcomes for patients- and that is how we’re changing what’s possible in health care.
Icebox is a fully-insured professional beverage service committed to delivering the best quality service and products. Our many packages offer the ability to customize bar service to accommodate your every need. Our signature cocktails will ensure your perfect event!!
Nationally acclaimed and locally beloved, Hominy Grill is a Charleston institution serving classic southern specialties that taste just like Grandma used to make (well, if Grandma had known how to cook, that is! But that’s another story….) We don’t open any cans here; all is prepared from scratch with fresh, locally raised ingredients. Chef/proprietor Robert Stehling first learned to cook under Bill Neal at Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, NC. He then worked for several years in New York before moving to Charleston where he opened Hominy Grill. He received the prestigious James Beard Best Chef Southeast award in 2008. Hominy Grill serves breakfast, lunch, dinner & weekend brunch.
Named for General Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox” of the American Revolution, the hotel opened in 1924 as the largest and grandest in the Carolinas. Throughout the years, many notable historic and famous clientele enjoyed the hotel’s full service and convenient location. In 1996, an extensive restoration earned the hotel the esteemed National Trust Award and once again the Francis Marion opened its doors as Charleston’s Grand Hotel. More recent refurbishments have added to the comforts of today and enhanced the hotel’s historic ambiance with sleek room décor reminiscent of the 1920’s grandeur. Today, our traditional services continue to provide doorman and bell service, concierge, valet parking, room service, wireless Internet services, business center, newsstand, gift shop, Starbucks™ and a well-equipped fitness center. Guests can enjoy classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner in The Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar, a Charleston restaurant, known for its artfully prepared dishes using local farm fresh ingredients. Or simply relax with cocktails and jazz piano music in The Swamp Fox Bar…
As the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, we’re the place people go to discover what’s new and fabulous in food and wellness. Inside our store you will find colorful fruits and vegetables — many grown by regional and local farmers, succulent seafood, custom-cut humanely raised meats, artisan cheeses, fresh-baked hearth breads, cookies, pies, cakes and pastries, prepared meals to go, wood burning pizza oven, fresh made gelato and wines from around the world. Add a nutrition and body care center, pet food, eco-friendly cleaning & paper goods, everyday grocery staples, catering and custom-made gift baskets, and you’ve discovered Whole Foods Market.
Store Hours: Mon–Sun 8 am -9 pm
Mt. Pleasant. 923 Houston Northcutt Blvd. (843) 971-7240
Artizom is a locally owned and operated frame shop in Charleston, South Carolina. Artizom offers professional custom framing for fine art, photographs, prints, posters, textiles and collectibles. They employ a knowledgeable staff of artists that can help choose a frame package to best complement and protect your artwork. Artizome is proud to offer museum quality, conservation framing.
A southern twist on New York Delis, East Bay Deli is locally owned with five convenient locations. Voted Best Deli in Charleston for the last nine years, they offer choices for the health conscious and those that want to splurge. East Bay Deli offers preservative free deli meats, Certified Angus Beef, gluten free options and HUGE desserts, including cheesecake from Carnegie Deli in New York City! The choice to eat right…or not…is all up to the individual! Locally owned and operated for eleven years and counting, East Bay Deli is THE place to go for locals and tourists alike!
Offering Charleston’s largest selection of wines by the glass, Social has become the preeminent wine bar of Charleston. Social is housed in a nineteenth century warehouse and features a stunning four-thousand bottle display cellar, sure to offer a perfect pairing for their offering of modern American cuisine with an authentic wood-burning oven as its focal point.
Wedding and Commercial Photography based in Charleston, SC. Specializing in Lifestyle Photography, capturing the essence of the subjects in situ, we strive to tell your story in an image. Events are covered in documentary style, weaving together details, décor, people, and happenings. SPECIALITES: Advertising, Editorial, Product, Interiors & Exteriors, Food, Events, Weddings. Lead Photographer: Kip Bulwinkle.
We love our home city and we take pride in supporting local businesses and endeavors. Please drop by our website for a sample portfolio, and send all inquiries about jobs and pricing to Kip@KarsonPhotography.com.
While many of our core beliefs may be unique to the banking industry as a whole, they are shared by most who call themselves a South Carolinian. These are the principles we were raised with and are proud to pass on to others. For more than 77 years, we have shared a history with South Carolina: its businesses, its peoples, its successes and its challenges. In that time, we’ve come to believe in each other. We share common values and common goals. We champion small businesses. We measure success on an individual basis. We contribute to community growth. We believe in South Carolina. And we are proud to serve as her premier community bank.
Art Mag is both a quarterly print publication and online magazine dedicated to covering the unique arts and artists of the Lowcountry and beyond. We cover the visual, culinary, performing, wearable and literary arts and the events that make Charleston such a creative hub. The Art Mag Community is growing daily and provides a forum for locals to connect with one another for their artistic needs, like finding studio space, promoting events and opportunities. Visit our new site, www.theartmag.com to become part of our Community, sign up for weekly e-newsletters of the best events around, list your creative business in our directory. Market your unique business with an ad in our print and online publications.
Rick Rhodes has a passion for what he does. Photography can always get you into places most people could never dream of going. Just bring your camera and it’s a free pass to the world. Whether soaring at 1500 feet above Charleston’s Harbour or riding to the very top of the newly spectacular span of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, or having both his feet firmly planted on the ground in his native historic Charleston, this is one businessman that never has a dull moment in his daily career. Rick became an instant photographer at a young age when his teacher handed him a camera on the playground, to the high school yearbook where the fascination of developing images in the darkroom took hold, to College for a much more serious approach towards a profession. Rick earned degrees from the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, Florida and Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. From there the desire for photography only grew stronger with more experience and more time. Now, fifteen years later, thousands of images, and a lifetime full of more memories than could satisfy any artists’ palette, the shutter keeps clicking away. With a new building and a high end in-house digital lab, Rick Rhodes Photography and Imaging, LLC is able to say the boundaries are limitless. With a full staff of highly trained professionals in their industry you are bound to get more than you bargained for.
Crushed Fine Wine is part of the newly conceived and built Shelmore Village, situated off of South Shelmore Boulevard, between Highway 17 and Mathis Ferry Road at I’on, in Mount Pleasant. Crushed carries an inventory selected from small independent producers and importers, wines which are not available in grocery stores or large retail wine outlets. All wines are competitively priced, and the available selection has something for everyone, whether they have modest tastes, or qualify as enthusiasts and collectors. We offer customers various educational opportunities, as well as wine tastings and wines by the glass. Tastings and seminars will be conducted both by Mr. Garrity, and visiting winemakers, importers, and winery representatives. These offerings are additional aspects of the overall commitment to value and customer service.
Gil Shuler Graphic Design, Inc. (gsgd.com) is a full-service firm whose sought-after talent of fresh, highly-creative, unique branding sets it apart within the graphic design industry. Founded in 1985 by its namesake, Gil Shuler, GSGD has been honored regionally and nationally with hundreds of top awards in brand development and marketing, print advertising and other categories. The Mount Pleasant, SC-based company has expanded to 4 employees over the years.GSGD’s client base consists of real estate communities, municipalities, medical practices, schools, industry, restaurants, churches, architects, hotels, museums, festivals, golf architects, law firms, industry, economic development and many others. The firm has created work for multiple non-profits, including Coastal Community Foundation, Lowcountry Aids Service, Crisis Ministries, Trident United Way, Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art, and East Cooper Community Outreachand others. The firm consistently places in the top categories of regional and national design competitions. GSGD has been honored with more ADDY awards than any regional participant within the Advertising Federation of Charleston. In addition, the firm has been awarded Best of Show and Best Judges Award at the South Carolina American Institute of Graphic Designers (AIGA). GSGD has been recognized by many for its work in national and international design publications including Communications Arts, Print Magazine & Graphis, How.
A full service wine bar located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC. Our wine knowledge, service and selection is unmatched. We look forward to serving you soon! Wine questions? Call us! 843-534-1916.
O’Hara & Flynn Wine & Cheese Bar
225 Meeting Street
At Objectivity Squared Wealth Management, we help you make thoughtful and well-informed decisions on the myriad of issues surrounding your wealth. Advisors Alexander Opoulos and Nicholas Holmes maintain a keen focus and awareness of the interrelated opportunities and challenges that come with financial success. By understanding your past, analyzing your present, and envisioning your future, we provide thoughtful, objective guidance and planning that respects the complexities of your life.
At Moran Woodworked Furniture, we are committed to honoring the natural beauty of wood through traditional craftsmanship, the responsible selection of materials and a modern approach to design. Since 2004, Michael Moran, and now his partner, Celia Gibson, can be found, chisel in hand, building each unique object one piece at a time, one hand-cut joint at a time, watching wood become a functional work of art.
David Richards, Architect is an architectural firm offering professional services in a broad range of building types and programs. An extremely diversified background within the profession has provided me with an expansive range of professional experiences and expertise. Through this firm, and in association with other firms, I have been involved in hundereds of projects, with work performed in almost every conceivable building type.
O’Dell Landscaping LLC is a family-owned, landscaping company based in Charleston, SC. We understand the Low Country’s unique micro-climates and the art of fine gardening. We offer the highest quality garden maintenance, decorative masonry, irrigation, as well as garden renovations and design.
What sets us apart? We genuinely love gardening and our goal is to create timeless and personalized landscapes. We not only install your plants the correct way, we also maintain them to ensure there success and have the knowledge to prevent pest and disease problems. But what truly sets us apart, is that we love our clients and feel that they are each unique and we tailor our services to fit their needs and desires.
Worthwhile opened in December, 1993 in Charleston, SC, bringing a bit of the unknown to what was then a fairly conservative shopping environment. The mix of merchandise found in a department store translated to a boutique setting was an idea just catching on at the time…lifestyle… Worthwhile went one step further to include women’s and children’s clothing, creating a truly unique shopping environment. Our vision is to create a shopping experience that is one of sensory and aesthetic delight.
Our product mix is always varied…a new material in candle holders, a young clothing designer’s first season, a book about the bonds between sisters, loaves of soap sold by the slice, a foldable watering can, handbags made from seat belts…….we’re always on the lookout for the new and unusual, while we sometimes embrace the tried and true; We like translucent layers over opaque ones, a hard edge next to a soft fabric.
Flyway is an enterprise involved in numerous aspects of the construction and real estate industry. The company offers a range of services from development, commercial and residential construction, real estate acquisition and property management services. Flyway understands the needs of the Charleston market and capitalizes on its ability to self manage a diverse portfolio of real estate services. Flyway aims to provide exceptional customer services on all levels of its business.
The role of the CCDC is to enhance the quality of life in Charleston by engaging the community in creating a dynamic urban design direction for the city.
The Charleston Civic Design Center serves the community as an advocate for excellence in the design of the civic realm. The CCDC provides educational resources to make positive urban design accessible to the community, promotes a collaborative environment for citizen participation in the making of the city, and initiates innovative responses to the challenges and opportunities facing the city. Charleston is recognized as an exemplar of good city-making, and its traditions guide our efforts to inspire a progressive future for the city.
The Charleston Civic Design Center is an urban design initiative of the City of Charleston to promote a positive vision for the future of the city. The CCDC is the result of the leadership of Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. to elevate the discourse on urban design in the city, and was a major recommendation of the Downtown Plan and the Downtown Partnership as a means to implementing the plan’s urban design goals.
Alloneword Design has been creating websites that work better since 1999. That’s 77 years in “internet time”. Our focus has been on museums, artists and other cultural organizations in addition to select commercial clients. We pride ourselves in clean designs with an emphasis on functionality. Although the majority of our work is web-based we also offer print and i.d. services on a limited basis. Give us a call or drop us a line, we would love to discuss your organization’s web needs and show you how we can help.
Inspired by all things artistic in life from a Tony Duquette light fixture to a good rock and roll band, Cortney incorporates her multifaceted love of art, fashion and interiors into every aspect of her work. Her skills hail from her unique ability to tailor designs around a single piece of inspiration. Whether it be an antique rug, or a rare piece of contemporary art, Bishop’s trained eye and gift for pairing modern accents with timeless pieces have enabled her to re-imaging interior spaces around the world ranging from a Tennessee farmhouse or a Manhattan brownstone.
All Occasions is the party & event division of AAA Rentals, Charleston’s most trusted rental company. It is the area’s oldest and largest provider of rentals.We truly have absolutely everything for all occasions — from the basics, such as linens, tables, chairs and serving ware, to hundreds of unique accessories to enhance events and celebrations of any theme. This pricing guide features the items that are most often requested, however, we have thousands of items to rent. If you are looking for a particular item, and do not find it listed here, please remember we may have exactly what you are looking for; just give us a call.We also carry party supplies and offer many items for sale at our showroom and equipment center, which is in the north area at 3555 Meeting Street Road.
All Occasions is the area’s premier provider of event rental items, supplies and equipment. It has been our great pleasure to serve families and businesses here for forty-five years.You will find that our prices are affordable, and our experience sets us apart from other companies now in the area.We are proud to serve you, we appreciate your business and trust that you’ll find our party staff to be personable and knowledgeable.We offer delivery to the tri-county, and provide equipment set-up and pick-up services. Our crews make sure that you receive rental items which are maintained properly.