Painting Registration  Photography Registration  Ceramics Registration  Metalsmithing & Jewelry Registration  

The Arts Center has four studio classrooms which are equipped for jewelry, ceramics, drawing, painting, photography and a variety of other enrichment activities. We offer an exciting selection of programs taught by qualified, artist instructors in a variety of disciplines.


Students must be 16 years old or older for adult classes unless otherwise specified.

For those under 16 years old please register for our youth classes.




Painting Studio

Holly Hannon



Holly Hannon

graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design in 1985 and has worked as a professional illustrator for twenty eighty years illustrating over 25 children’s books for clients including Scholastic, Random House and Disney.
In addition to illustration, she teaches art classes in a variety of subjects for adults and children in the areas surrounding her
home of Seneca, SC.
She is a long-term member of the South Carolina Art’s Commission and teaches residencies and programs in schools throughout South Carolina.

Among the publishers, teachers, and students who request her, she is known for attention to detail and a passion for color and technique. In addition to programming all classes in the Painting Studio, Holly is in charge of children and youth programming, as well.




Jewelry Studio

Patricia Stalb



Patricia Stalb

has been designing jewelry for 25 years. She graduated from Clemson and has continued to further her education through jewelry arts at the Greenville (SC) County Museum of Art, Penland, the Folk School, and Earthspeaks Arts in Asheville. The range of her work includes enameled glass on metal and copper.




Photography Studio

Kat Richey



Kat Richey

grew up in Greenwood but moved to the area several years ago. Over the last two years, she has been commissioned to paint the murals at both the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla and the Agriculture Museum in Pendleton. She is an avid drawer, painter, and photographer. To add to her long list of talents, Kat is also the Photography Studio Director for the ARTS Center.




Ceramics Studio

Cindy Hart


Cindy Hart

received her Bachelor of Arts degree, a major in pottery and a minor in textiles, from the University of New Hampshire in 1981. Before moving to South Carolina, she was a member of the NH League of Craftsmen and sold her pottery throughout the Northeast at festivals. After moving to South Carolina in 1998 she set up a studio and her pottery here. She convinced Mike to join her full time in 2003 after leaving his electronics career and they opened a membership studio while continuing to grow their production pottery business. Around 2012 they decided to close their membership and pursue their production business full time. They sell their work at festivals throughout the Southeast region.

The Arts Center
212 Butler Street
Clemson, SC 29631
Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM
Fridays 10AM - 2PM
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