Halsey-McCallum Foundation

Corrie McCallum

Born in Sumter, South Carolina 1914
Died March 2, 2009, Charleston, SC

Studied at the University of South Carolina
and the School of the Boston Museum
of Fine Arts

Married to fellow artist William Halsey and is the mother of three children and five grandchildren

WPA Director of Art Project
Columbia, SC, 1935
Taught children’s art classes at the Boston Museum School while attending school there as well
Boston, MA , 1938
Assistant to the Director of The Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences
Savannah, GA , 1943
Gibbes Art Gallery
Charleston, SC, 1944
Co-founder of & teacher at The Charleston Art School
Charleston, SC, 1945
Castle Hill Art Center
Ipswich, Mass , 1956
Newberry College
Newberry, SC
College of Charleston (initiated the art department’s printmaking program)- Charleston, SC
Curator of Art Education for the Gibbes Art Gallery
Charleston, SC, 1959-68

Honors and Grants

Who’s Who in American Art
Who’s Who of American Women
International Directory of Arts
Art in Transition-
Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Guild of South Carolina Artists-
prizes in 1956 & 1961
Mural contest winner, Municipal Auditorium , Charleston, SC, 1962
Piedmont Graphics Award 1964
15th Annual Guild of South Carolina Artists , purchase prize 1965
Hughes Foundation Grant to travel the world , 1968
Contemporary Artists of South Carolina, 1970
Cover of the Charleston Magazine, 1977
Southern Graphics Council, Printmaker Emeritus, 1984
Lowcountry Heritage Society, Volume I , 1997

Recent Exhibition

Gibbes Museum of Art
Contemporary Painters
Tippy Stern Fine Art July 2000
Early and Late Work by Corrie McCallum
Verner Gallery March 2000
Lowcountry Show
Verner Gallery Feb.2000
100 years,100 artists
The State Museum 1999
Hidden Images
The City Art Gallery,Columbia 1999
Hampton III Show, Taylors,SC May 1999
Corrie McCallum Recent Monotypes
Halsey Gallery Nov-Dec 1997
Corrie McCallum Paintings
New Gallery April-May 1996
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, July-Sept1996
Corrie McCallum: A Life in Art
Gibbes Museum of Art Charleston, SC, 1995
Corrie McCallum Retrospective of Paintings, Drawings, Printmaking & Sculpture
The Sumter Gallery of Art, May 1995


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