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July 2013

Dog & Horse Fine Art & Portraiture in Charleston, SC, Features Works by Jan Lukens

Dog & Horse Fine Art & Portraiture in Charleston, SC, will present The Power of the Equine, featuring works by Jan Lukens, on view from July 19 through Aug. 24, 2013. A reception will be held on July 19, from 5:30 - 7:30pm, during the Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association’s Palette and Palate Stroll (a ticketed event, $45 per person).

Equestrian artist Jan Lukens, one of the only four living artists in the permanent collection of the National Sporting Library & Museum, creates large, minimal paintings which show the strength and power of the equine as well as lifelike portraits.

Lukens studied at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts and the National Academy of Design in New York. His paintings have been in exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institute, the International Museum of the Horse in Lexington and with The American Academy of Equine Art. Numerous magazines have featured his work on their covers, and his portraits include Olympic team members as well as gold medalists. His paintings are in many prestigious private collections worldwide.

The Palette and Palate Stroll is presented as part of the Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association’s Studio Series, benefiting local arts programs. Cost is $45 per person. Tickets can be purchased at (www.cfada.com).

“Connoisseurs will stroll through the historic streets of downtown Charleston, making stops at the city’s most prominent galleries, enjoying an array of breathtaking art, and indulging in fine cuisine prepared by Charleston’s circle of prestigious chefs,” explains Helena Fox, president of CFADA.

For further information check our SC Commercial Gallery listings, or call the gallery at 843/577-5500 or visit (www.dogandhorsefineart.com).


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