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Day Three. Frampton Inlet, a painting.

7″ x 5″ oil on masonite panel. $125 free shipping no tax. Here’s to the light!

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Day One. Moonlight on Edingsville Beach, a painting.

$125. free shipping, no tax. 7″ x 5″ oil on panel. First dibs. Charlotte Hutson Wrenn, Artist, my public business page on Facebook is the easiest way to bid. Cheers! Here’s to the light!

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Edisto Tree, a Painting

This painting was inspired by my two years on two acres on Edingsville Beach Road on Edisto Island. Allee de Lune was within sounds of the ocean. Remembering Rosy. And, of course, with homage to Georgia O’Keefe.

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The Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island

“Edisto Island is God’s country.” – Jack McCray, author of Charleston Jazz One is struck by the many churches lining the two lane road onto Edisto Island. Many are African American, understandably, since the island, since the first federal census,

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Edisto Island and Edingsville History 1864

“The silence of landscape conceals vast presence.” – John O’Donohue Waves rolling ashore on Edingsville Beach sing me to sleep at night. I am blessed. Two inlets separate the small island, now called Jeremy Cay: Frampton to the north and

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The Ocean at Edingsville Beach

“The ocean remains faithful to the land – it always returns.” – John O’Donohue John O’Donohue, in his book, Beauty, The Invisible Embrace, calls ocean ‘wild divinity’. Water, he writes, stirs something very deep and ancient in the human heart.

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Welcome to my blog about the Lowcountry of South Carolina, a place proud with beauty, history and art. Sometimes we feel a call, to be, to go, to do. I was called to be an artist, and as an old midwife from Alabama said, “If the good Lord wants you to do something, you won’t have no good luck until you do it.”

So here I am writing about what I know, about the 'under glimmer' as the poet Basho, says, the way I have learned to see, to notice. I am inspired by, and talking about the history and art and culture of this place that has called me to herself. By the ancestors.

My background includes a degree in fine arts from a small private college in Florida, and before that, four years of all girls' boarding school in Asheville. I worked as a professional photographer, helped my children grow up, and now and I love seasoned things, good food, better conversation, beauty, my beloved and beautiful Italian Greyhound, Beau. Moved by the sacred places and stories of this beautiful historic land called the Lowcountry, I am here in spirit and I hope to infect you with my love of this place.