SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The Artists Guild of Spartanburg is set to showcase local art in Spartanburg at several upcoming events.

The events provide a great opportunity to support local businesses and the arts while also having an opportunity to purchase unique gifts.

Upcoming Events

  • Third Thursday: November 17 & December 15
    • A monthly event where local artists display their work during the Artwalk downtown from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • No commissions or fees to buy an artist’s work
  • Member Show: December 1
    • Come see the members of the guild show off their work from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Located at the Chapman Cultural Center (200 E. St. John Street)
  • Holiday Market: December 10
    • Held at the Chapman Cultural Center

Visit the guild website here for more information about an upcoming holiday show where you can ask artists to complete a personal work of art for your loved one.

The artists guild is accepting sponsors and has opening spots for members.

Artists showcased on 7NEWS:

  • Mary Verrandeaux (
    • “My art represented my ability to be creative, diverse, and experimental. From children’s book illustrations to photorealistic portraits, landscape paintings or fused glass, I am constantly experimenting and pushing my art to the next level.”
    • Contact Mary by email at or by phone at 352-266-7885
  • Gayle Caregnato
    • Acrylic, oils on canvas. Painting mostly still-life influenced by oriental wood block prints, rich colors and nature.
    • Member of the Tryon Painters and Sculptors as well as Art League of Henderson County and the Artists Guild of Spartanburg
    • Contact Gayle by email at
  • Tom Zumbach
    • “Tom lived in the Milwaukee area of Wisconsin until 1996 when he moved to Greer SC. He had started a career in woodturning and furniture building part-time. After his move to South Carolina, he pursued his new career full-time traveling to art shows from Michigan to Miami. Several years ago, he took up fusing glass and is now pursuing this new journey with color, texture and lighting.”
  • A.C. Burns Ceramic
    • “Austin “A.C.” Burns is a Georgia native now residing in the upstate. A visual artist whose primary medium is clay, he produces both functional pottery and fine art pieces.”
    • Interesting accomplishments: “Teaches classes at the Spartanburg Art Museum. Incorporates multiple disciplines into his work, including painting, drawing and printmaking.”
    • Contact A.C. Burns by email at

Artists Guild video was created by Santiago Mariani of Berkshire Hathaway Dan C Joyner Realtors and videographer Zachary Gudakov