Gala & Benefit Auction

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The John C. Campbell Folk School is looking forward to our upcoming auction— the Gala & Benefit Auction. This event will be held in the Keith House on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This auction will feature amazing art from our instructors, resident artists, and students. We hope you will join us and auctioneers, Tim Ryan and Bob Grove, for a wonderful evening of togetherness, art, and camaraderie. This auction helps guarantee that the Folk School will continue to be a haven where artists can learn, work and be inspired.

Featured Item: Watercolor “Mother Knows Best” by June RollinsJ42_5x7

June Rollins is a signature member of Watercolor Society of North Carolina and Southern Watercolor Society. She works from photo references and also intuitively, without pre-planned sketches. The importance of color theory and good composition are addressed in her workshops. Discover more about her work by reading her blog at, or by visiting her website


Featured Item: Framed Marquetry Tulip by Jane Burke

J20_5x7Jane Burke divides her time between gardening and woodworking. As a Master Gardener, she specializes in proper soil preparation, small-space food production, and organic gardening. As a professional woodworker, Jane sells her marquetry pictures and wooden boxes at art shows across the country and through her website ( She has been on television several times and has produced two woodworking DVDs.

Pawleys Island is a small,

non-commercial resort island, four miles long and a quarter of a mile wide, situated on the coast of South Carolina, twelve miles north of historic

Georgetown and 20 miles south of Myrtle Beach. Pawleys

Island is an historic resort

catering to a relaxed family


Activities are practically unlimited: golfing, fishing, boating, sailing, nature trips, historic tours, shell

gathering and river cruises. For “bright lights, etc., Myrtle Beach is approximately 20 miles to the north. There is an abundance of good restaurants in the

immediate area, and the local stores offer a complete

variety of food, drugstore, hardware, sporting goods and clothing.

“Bottoms Up” is a 50-year old ocean front cottage in the middle of the Island.Updated 5 years ago, it has central heat and ac, 7 bedrooms ( 3 w/ Q bed, 2 w/ D & S bed in each and2 w/ 2 D beds each ) 4 full baths and 1 half bath, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen. Living area has 2 sitting areas overlooking ocean, large flat screen TV (cable),WiFi access , wet barand game table.Large dining table plus table in kitchen.Covered deck area w/ grill, patio furniture, picnic

tables and Pawleys Island hammock, of course!Large enclosed outdoor shower, porches ocean and

creekside.Creekside walkway w/ covered dock.