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Community Partners Program

Our community partners program includes businesses and organizations that are interested in aligning their brand with the Halsey Institute’s innovative and adventurous contemporary art programs. Community partners support the Halsey through monetary donations and in-kind services and enjoy a variety of benefits. For more information, contact Tatjana Beylotte at beylottetf@cofc.edu.

LEVELS & BENEFITS

Participating ($500 – $999)

• Your logo in our bi-annual season program (10,000 printed, ~6,000 mailed to households, ~4,000 distributed throughout Charleston)

• Your logo in our bi-weekly e-newsletter (sent to ~12,000 subscribers)

• Recognition in the annual Moon membership event invitation and all promotional materials (~5,000 invitations)

• Your logo on our website (on footer of home page and Community Partners page). Our website receives around 5,200 visits monthly

• Invitations to all events including the annual Moon membership party

• 15% discounts to Artizom Frame Gallery, and Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, 10% discounts to Worthwhile, and Artist & Craftsman

• Conceptualist Membership (value of $500)

• Invitation to annual donor party in May
• Select a Patron Print from nationally acclaimed artists.
• Invitation to Meet the Maker, a presentation by artists that discuss the process of their work, from inspiration to finished piece.

Supporting ($1,000 – $2,499)
All benefits above, plus:

• Two Minimalist Memberships (value of $60)

• Private guided exhibition tour to executives, clients or employee groups

• Two complimentary HICA publications of your choice

Sustaining ($2,500 – $4,999)
All benefits above, plus:

• Acknowledgement on our sponsor wall inside the entrance to the Halsey Institute

• Six Minimalist Memberships (value of $180)

Presenting  ($5,000+)
All benefits above, plus:

• Opportunity to sponsor one HICA event or exhibition of your choice. You will be credited on all print and promotional materials for this event or exhibition

• Ten Minimalist Memberships (value of $300)

A big thank you to our current community partners:

PRESENTING

We’re a small, integrated branding agency in Charleston, S.C., specializing in identity design and beautiful websites for companies, non-profits, institutions, and small business.

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From initial concept to eye-popping results, Bison Branding is with you every step of the way.  Our love for the all-encompassing graphics industry is what gleefully awakens us every morning. Headquartered in Charleston, we provide creative solutions of all sorts—graphic design, website design, copy-writing and identity retention. Our creativity runneth over into our in-house production facility where we obsess about printing and cutting innovations. These tangibles include everything from wall murals, decals, posters, banners, signage and vehicle wraps to intricate lettering, trade show exhibits and complex 3D displays.  Our eclectic herd has the ambition, experience and talent to equip you with outstanding multifaceted marketing collateral. The epitome of “full-service”—Bison gets it done. All of it.

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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.

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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!!

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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…

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SUSTAINING

Throughout nearly two decades of service to the Charleston area, Koozer Painting has become one of the largest most reputable painting contractors in the Lowcountry. Our consistent and strong growth can be attributed to both an outstanding record of customer satisfaction, and the unparalleled quality of work that can be seen across the Charleston area.

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There really is no love more sincere that the love of food. The Caviar and Bananas experience is filled with a love of best-of-breed products, sourced locally and from around the globe. Our gourmet market and café is designed to indulge and gratify the five senses with all things gourmet.

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As principal of Wertimer & Associates, Sheila Wertimer has developed a comprehensive range of work and expertise in the Charleston area during the last 30 years.  She began private practice in 1985, which has grown in to Wertimer & Associates- a diverse practice engaging in private residential design of varying scale and locale, from smaller urban gardens to larger country homes.  Also active in the public realm, projects include streetscapes, parks, mixed-use developments, and commercial and institutional landscapes.  Working closely with architects and clients, they create landscapes that define the particular natural and cultural qualities of place.  Their professional approach emphasizes simplicity in design, richness and complexity of detail, and artfully chosen materials.

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Show and Tell Art and Design is a creatively curated, online market for artists to show and sell their work and tell their stories. What sets us apart from other online art galleries, is the way you’re going to connect with the art and the people who create it. We want you to learn about how and why each piece was made. We want you to be able to get inside the artist’s head a little because they’re some of the most fascinating people on the planet.

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Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, SC, High Wire Distilling Company is dedicated to making premium, handcrafted, small batch spirits including gins, rums, whiskeys and vodkas using premium, specialized ingredients. All of their products are batch distilled in a hand-hammered, German copper still to create the finest Southern spirits available. The location is as unique as the spirits—a rustic 6,000 square foot warehouse located on Upper King Street next to Butcher & Bee. A place locals and visitors can frequent, High Wire Distilling offers tours and tastings Thursday-Saturday from 1PM to 5PM. Tour reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 843-755-4664. Parking is available onsite.

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Our little art supply store has been offering quality art supplies for professionals, students, children, and crafters since 1985. You’ll find everything you need from paint to plaster and from canvas to craft sticks in Artist & Craftsman’s nineteen locations across the USA and here in cyberspace.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SUPPORTING

Squarepoint Design is a full-service provider of exhibit design, furniture design and fine art installation services. SPD looks at each project as a new challenge to find appropriate solutions for its unique criteria. Through a process that is inclusive and collaborative our priority is to assist in the realization of that immersive storytelling and bring it to life for you audience.

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Womble Carlyle is full-service business law firm serving a wide range of regional, national and international clients in industries that include educational institutions, health care, life sciences, financial services, commercial real estate, intellectual property/patent, as well as governmental bodies and agencies. For more than 130 years, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP lawyers have helped businesses grow and thrive. The firm is perennially ranked among the leading law firms in the country by American Lawyer magazine. We are in the business of helping our clients succeed, individually and professionally, when our clients succeed, we succeed.

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BB&T Charleston Wine + Food is a non-profit organization that celebrates the renowned food culture of Charleston, SC during a five-day festival the first weekend of every March. With a local food culture rich in tradition, James Beard Award-winning chefs, and the best city to visit in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards, the festival infuses home-grown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers and food enthusiasts.

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Sisal & Tow: fine fabrication specializes in producing one-of-a-kind artworks to enhance businesses, homes, and public spaces. Let Sisal & Tow create, preserve, re-appropriate, re-arrange or re-finish something that you’ve always dreamed of! Specializing in taxidermy and museum-quality displays, an exciting, artistic spin is put on traditional art installations. Executing your vision at a granular level, Sisal & Tow is the tip of the arrow, the sharp end of the stick.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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
Charleston, SC 

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PARTICIPATING

Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.

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With select projects in the US and Canada, Dufford Young Architects is a Charleston, SC-based architecture firm with a comprehensive body of work spanning more than a dozen years. What we know…and are known for…are clean solutions for residential and commercial architecture, including new construction, renovation, and historic restoration.

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An innovative design firm in downtown Charleston, Simons Young + Associates has built a reputation as a thoughtful and reliable small firm with an enthusiastic approach to contextual projects in downtown Charleston and the surrounding Lowcountry area. Founding principal and architect, Simons Young, AIA, NCARB, believes that even the most well-designed projects are delivered through a team effort supported by the ability to listen and communicate.

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A complete event rental resource for weddings, corporate events, private parties and festivals, EventHaus offers the widest range of products in the region. Whether you’re in the market for a sailcloth tent or a salad fork, our team offers unrivaled service, selection, and style—all served up with a dose of southern hospitality.

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Flowershop is a floral design studio in the Mixson development of North Charleston.
We create custom florals for the everyday and those special days.

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The Hidden Countship brings to Charleston and to the United States the work of skilled Italian men and women who, against the prevailing tide, without agents or fame, continue to carry into the 21st century age-old artisanal traditions that would otherwise be lost. They work out of love and pride, and we represent them out of love and pride. The Hidden Countship epitomizes the quintessential golden standard of the revered Italian fine products whose distinct look and unmatched taste is cherished and envied the world over.

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Herman Miller creates inspiring designs to help people do great things at work, for learning, for wellness, at home, wherever people are. Our designs and the designers who work with us solve real problems for people and their organizations around the world.

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With seven different varieties of biscuits and retailers all over the country, Carrie never dreamed that success would taste so good – buttery good that is. Carrie has succeeded in building a business that works with balancing a growing family and can be passed down through generations. What was once a biscuit legendary in South Carolina has now become a favorite across America!

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We offer a range of beers, brewing all of our barley sodas in and for the Lowcountry. Even our most complex beers are refreshing and sessionable. We put effort, thought, care and only the finest ingredients into our beer. Enjoy with food and friends!

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Cannonborough sodas are a playful combination of hand pressed juices, fresh picked herbs, and fruits at the peak of ripeness. With help from farmers across the Lowcountry, our flavors are constantly evolving within the window of seasonality.

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South State Bank has been serving the financial needs of individuals and businesses in the south since 1934. By staying true to our values of relationship banking and commitment to our customers, we’re proud to be one of the fastest growing banks in the Southeast.

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Charleston Art Brokers, (CAB), owned by Carol Williams and Mary Frances Bishop, is an online art gallery representing established and emerging fine art painters and photographers. We showcase original fine art ranging from landscapes to representational, figurative, non-objective abstract paintings and photography. CAB  provides individual collectors, consultants, art buyers, architects and interior designers the opportunity to view and purchase original artwork by artists located in the Southeast. We also offer a wide range of fine art services, including in art consultation, framing recommendations, and artwork delivery and installation.

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Lighting and sound production isn’t just another aspect of your event, and we’re not just another vendor. We bring unmatched technical skills and expertise to each event, using lighting, sound and video to enhance and amplify the natural beauty of every space and create unforgettable experiences. We take pride in being forward thinkers as well as experienced problem solvers — a must for any artistic or creative event. We are event production robots, powered by kilowatts and decibels, and inspired by the organic and beautiful.

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Our mission is to provide you with a conservative, long-term approach to preserving and managing your wealth through the considerable knowledge of our team and the proven strength of Raymond James.

We understand that the needs of high-net-worth investors and, in particular, of corporate executives, are often challenging. That’s why we focus on minimizing risk through conservative investments that include equities and other fixed income products. To help ensure our services complement your full range of planning needs, we work closely with CPAs, attorneys and other professional advisors.

At our firm, you’ll find solutions rooted in conservative values, client confidence and relevant experience. Discover the difference our client-focused approach can make.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Community Partners 2015