Enhance the quality of life through public art!

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Enhance the quality of life through public art!

Haiku Poems decorate downtown Rock Hill

Intitiatives

Winners Selected! - Haiku on the Sidewalks

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Women's Art Initiative brings Haikus to Main Street sidewalks! WRHI Palmetto Mornings Show interviews Harriet Goode and Sula Pettibon February 18, 2019.

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Upcoming major initiative!

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Release for new art commission! An announcement for the 3rd public art project located at Comporium Telephone Museum, focusing on communication is now available in our downloads section entitled "WAI Endless Possibilities".


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Drive the Arts Tour at the SC Humanities Festival

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The Women's Art Initiative is excited to be part of the SC Humanities Festival in Rock Hill March 27-30. Our mission is public art and our driving tour takes you past 30-plus pieces in town. Enjoy!

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Rock Hill's first Poet Laureate

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WRHI Palmetto Mornings Show interviews the City of Rock Hill's Poet Laureate, Amber Shockley.

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Ann Evolving

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Our first project was the creation and installation of the inaugural public artwork, "Ann Evolving", by New York artist, Kathy Bruce, at the White Home, Rock Hill.

Spring 2019

Ed Lewandowski Mural

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The second project completed by WAI was the restoration and unveiling of the Ed Lewandowski Mural by Charlotte artist, Sharon Dowell, at the Center for the Arts, Rock Hill.

About Us

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Mission

To enhance the quality of life for the greater Rock Hill area by reflecting its cultural values and artistic vitality through public art.

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Purpose

  • To select and purchase art to be installed in designated public places.
  • To solicit donations from members and the general public.
  • To increase knowledge and a greater appreciation of public art and its importance to the quality of life.
  • To increase public awareness of public art through educational programs, publications, and tours.
  • To aid and cooperate with and participate in the activities of other organizations and individuals engaging in similar or related purposes.

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to enhance the quality of life for the greater Rock Hill area by reflecting its cultural values and artisitic vitality through public art.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Downloads

There are many ways you can support our effort:

  • Become a member by annually contributing a minimum of $100.  You will be invited to our annual gathering and other events.
  • Men, women, and organizations can make donations at any time by mailing a check to Women's Art Initiative, P. O. Box 4926, Rock Hill, SC, 29732, or contributing online through our Donate page.
  • Participate in our calls for art contributions.

membership (pdf)

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WAI Endless Possibilities (docx)

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DriveTheArtsTour (pdf)

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Contact Us

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Women's Art Initiative

P. O. Box 4926, Rock Hill, SC 29732

(803) 367-6343