Backback Journalists – www.abackpackjournalist.com

Linda Dennis, Program Manager
323 Harbor Point, #15
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

A Backpack Journalist (“backpack”) refers to the successful journey through self- expression as “finding of one’s voice,”  believing that it is the key to developing one’s own confidence, and in getting to know yourself.  Serving youth from 9-17, we teach basics found in Photo Journalism as a foundation (Writing, Photography, Cowboy Poetry and Filmmaking) and incorporate world experiences in what we refer to as “Cover the Assignment”, whereby the TEAM creates a film or reports on an event. Presently Sarah Burns and David McMahon from Florentine Films are advisors to the program.

Charleston Artist Guild http://www.charlestonartistguild.com/

Steve Jacobs, Business Manager
843.722.2454
160 East Bay StreetCharleston, SC 29412The Charleston Artist Guild is dedicated to serving the Arts Community of Charleston providing education in all aspects of the art world: workshops, lectures, and community outreach to serve the needs of the greater society through art.
Charleston Crafts Cooperative – http://www.charlestoncrafts.org
Caroline Sandlin, President
843.723.2938
161 Church St
Charleston, SC 29401
Charleston Crafts Cooperative is the oldest craft cooperative in Charleston, SC. The Cooperative’s goals include operating a retail gallery featuring the work of our members and promoting community awareness of art and craft through outreach activities. 
Charleston Fine Arts Dealers Associationhttp://www.charlestonfineartdealersassociation.com

Helena Fox, President
843.723.0072
P.O. Box 942
Through their sponsorship of the Charleston Fine Art Annual, CFADA strives to encourage recognition of Charleston on a national level as a source of diverse, exciting fine art.Charleston International Film Festivalhttp://www.charlestonIFF.org

Summer Peacher, President/Co-Founder
843.817.1617
915 Folly Road, #78
Charleston, SC 29412 USA The Charleston International Film Festival’s mission is to educate, entertain and inspire through the art & science of film.Cone 10 Studioshttp://www.cone10studios.com

Anne John
843.853.3345
1080-B Morrison Drive
Charleston, SC 29403The concept of Cone 10 Studioshas always been to house a group of ceramicists sharing in the firing, finances, and joy of a large gas-reduction kiln.
Gibbes Museum of Arthttp://www.gibbesmuseum.org

Angela Mack, Executive Director
843.722.2706
135 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
The Gibbes Museum of Art exists to link the art of our past with the art of our future through innovative exhibitions, acquisitions, interpretation and educational programs that preserve and promote the art of Charleston and the American South.
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Arthttp://halsey.cofc.edu
Charleston, SC 29401The Halsey Institute is committed to providing a direct experience with works of art in all media within an environment that fosters creativity, individuality, innovation, and education. In addition to producing exhibitions, lectures, film series, publications, and a comprehensive website, the Halsey Institute serves as an extension of the undergraduate curricula at the College of Charleston and as a cultural resource for the region.Mt. Pleasant Artists Guild – http://www.mtpleasantartistsguild.com/

Becky Taylor, President
PO Box 367
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465The Guild’s mission is to provide a forum for members to meet, paint and exhibit together.  Our goal is to promote an interest in art within the East Cooper area and to work toward self-improvement and public recognition of the arts.
Orthodox Arts Journal – http://www.orthodoxartsjournal.org/

Andrew Gould, Founder

The Orthodox Arts Journal publishes articles and news for the promotion of traditional Orthodox liturgical arts. The Journal covers visual arts, music, liturgical ceremony and texts, and relevant art history and theory.
Park Circle Film Society http://www.parkcirclefilms.org

Sarah Long, Operations Manager
843.628.5534
4820 Jenkins Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
PCFS’s mission is enrich the community through film.

Redux Contemporary Art Centerhttp://reduxstudios.org

Redux Contemporary Art Center
1056 King Street
 Charleston, SC 29403
Beth Kerrigan
Interim Executive Director
Redux Contemporary Art Center is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, subsidized studio space for visual artists, meaningful education programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences.
Sculpture in the South – http://www.sculptureinthesouth.com/

Nancyjean Nettles, Executive Director
843.851.7800
218 S. Main Street, Ste B
Summerville, SC 29483
Sculpture in the South is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sculpture through education and the creation of a permanent sculpture collection.

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