The Waterway Art Association Lecture Series continues during the months of May and June with popular artists Ruth Cox, Rebecca Zdybel, Jef Sturm and Tony Alderman.


All at 10:00 AM 

Ruth Cox – May 8

Rebecca Zydbel – May 24

Jef Sturm – June 7

Tony Alderman – June 15


Ruth Cox is a native of the Grand Strand and is well known throughout the area for her award-winning plein air paintings and large-scale wall murals. She has been a member of the Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild and Seacoast Artist Guild of South Carolina and currently participates in WetCanvas.com, an international art website, where she has contributed two instructional articles and several demonstrations. Her work has won awards in Wilmington, NC; Southport, NC; Moncks Corner, SC and Orlando, FL. Subject matter for Ruth Cox consists of the area around where she lives, Brookgreen Garden, the Waccamaw River, the local farm country, and the salt marshes and Atlantic beaches.

Rebecca Zdybel is an award winning professional artist, member in excellence of the South Carolina Watermedia Assoiation. She lives and works in Myrtle Beach as an artist and art instructor both locally and internationally. Her work is adventurous and her methods and material are varied.

Jef Sturm will be speaking on women artists of the Renaissance. He is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art where he received his degree in graphic design and fine art. He has spent most of his life drawing & painting and was the owner of a graphic design business. He demonstrates, exhibits and sells his work at Brookgreen Garden in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, The Seacoast Artists Guild in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina ,the GrayMan Gallery in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and the Spencer Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina. Jef’s approach to painting is to “Capture the quality of light as it exists in a solitary moment.”

Tony Alderman completed his degree in religious studies and then returned to school at University Mobile on a full scholarship where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in fine art. Since 2008 Tony is primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style, his focus being on nautical, coastal paintings as well as historical rural city life. He has developed an extraordinary intimacy with the land and sea and strives for a spiritual understanding based on history and unspoken emotion.

Cost of each lecture is $10 and tickets may be ordered by calling 910-277-6100. Seating is limited so please reserve your space early.

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