Monday, October 08, 2007

The French Hare Gallery and Galleria Announces
Three Day Portrait Event to Benefit Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center

Charleston, SC - October 13, 14, 15, 2007 - Renowned portrait artists Susan Westwood, painter, and Susan Lucas, photographer, will hold a special event this coming weekend at the French Hare Gallery, 418 King Street, from 11-5 Saturday, 12-4 Sunday and 11-5 Monday. Westwood will sketch charcoal portraits in the courtyard for the special price of $50 per subject. Lucas will take mini-portrait sessions free of charge, and show the results at Design Walk on Thursday, October 18th, where photographs may be ordered at a special price in time for Christmas gift-giving.

Subjects may be babies, children, adults and pets. A portion of the proceeds from all portrait sales will benefit the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center, whose mission is to reduce the incidence of child abuse and its impact on the child, family and community.

About Susan Lucas
Susan Lucas has been making intimate, painterly photographic portraits of children since 1998 in Boston, New York and Charleston. Her work is on permanent display at The French Hare Gallery and Galleria.

About Susan Westwood
Susan Westwood's portraits are commissioned through galleries in New Mexico, Colorado, Charleston, SC and England. Her dreamy, sometimes whimsical charcoals and oil paintings of children make her a popular choice for discriminating clients.

About The French Hare Gallery and Galleria
Located in Charleston's Upper King Design District, the French Hare offers home decor, fine art and gifts. It's Charleston... with a French accent.

For additional information or questions contact Susan Lucas, 843.303.1113

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