USCB Center for the Arts welcomes A Dance Series

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Artist Mary Walker’s “A Dance Series” exhibit will be on display through Feb. 1 at the USC Beaufort Center for the Arts at 801 Carteret Street.

The exhibit is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday on the weekends during scheduled performances.

Also, there will be an Artist Reception from 5:30-7 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 16. It, too, is free and open to the public.

Walker is a painter and printmaker who began her career as a math teacher in New York City. There she studied with Isaac Soyer at the Art Students League and devoted her life to painting.

Born in NY, raised in Tryon, N.C., Walker has lived and worked on Johns Island near Charleston since 1981. Having taken dance regularly for years, Walker recently began to incorporate dance into her art exhibitions.

Walker has worked independently print studios around the world, including New York’s Robert Blackburn Printmaking Shop, Venice, Italy’s Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Florence Italy’s Santa Reparta, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., PAAM Print Studio in Provincetown, Mass., Limerick, Ireland’s Limerick Printmakers and Studio Due on Johns Island, S.C.

The winner of numerous regional grants and residencies, Walker is represented by the Julie Heller Gallery in Provincetown, Mass., and the Corrigan Gallery on Johns Island.