Tecklenburg exhibit open at USCB Center for the Arts

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Charleston artist JohnHenry Tecklenburg’s Songs of Stillness will be on exhibit through Tuesday, Oct. 19 at USC Beaufort’s Center for the Arts.

Songs of Stillness is an exhibition of recent paintings, drawings and sculptures by Tecklenburg. The exhibition is his response to the history and tradition of painting, in terms of its materials, techniques, and iconography. Subjects range from landscape, still-life, and figurative work executed in pastel. ink, egg tempera, ceramic, charcoal, and oil.

Tecklenburg is a visual artist who has studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and then finished his BFA degree at the University of South Carolina. In addition, he has studied painting independently at the Rhode Island School of Design, (RISD), the International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture in Umbria, Italy, the Chautauqua School of Art in Chautauqua, N.Y., and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece.

Tecklenburg lives and works in Charleston. His work has been in group shows at ArtBash Exhibition at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Spoletto Festival at the City Gallery in Charleston; and the Fowler Kellogg Art Gallery in Chautauqua, N.Y.; the Meeting Street Gallery, in Charleston; and the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center. His work is in the permanent collection of the American Embassy in Bern, Switzerland. For more information, visit www.johnhenryart.org.

USCB Center for the Arts Gallery – open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – is located at 805 Carteret Street in Beaufort. Masks and social distancing are required.