|Situated along a dirt road deep in Daufuskie's maritime forest, the artist's gallery is a treasured local landmark. Visitors will find a yard filled with handmade metal sculptures,they'll also find Chase Allen, the self-taught artist himself, hammering, cutting, forging and welding under the shade of a moss-draped oak.|
In the words of Bonnie Belt,"A fascination with nature and trees has pervaded most of my 30-year career in art. I attended ceramics courses at college; later studied Chinese brush painting, from which I learned the subtleties of brushwork and the Chinese philosophy that influences my work.
Handmade nature of the products and are confirmation of the bespoke nature of Mervyn Gers' collections. Cottage and Bungalow is proud to offer this magnificent collection of tabletop artistry.
Sweetgrass basket making has been part of the Charleston and Mt. Pleasant communities for more than 300 years. Today, it is one of the oldest art forms of African origin in the United States. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, enjoys the distinction of being the only place where this particular type of basketry is practiced.