Art is the common thread through which Robert Campbell, Camryn Finnan and Whitney Kurlan contribute to the larger cause of wildlife awareness and conservation efforts. These artists channel their passions through creativity to build a body of work grounded in purpose. In the words of Rick Warren, “Knowing your purpose motivates your life. Purpose always produces passion, and nothing energizes like a clear purpose.”
The exhibits, titled “Going…Going…Gone” will run Feb. 4 through March 19 at the Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W. At the exhibition’s opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 4, Campbell and Kurlan will be painting live from Finnan’s photographs.
Campbell’s passion for the celebration of nature through art has led him to work closely with the International Conservation Community. He utilizes fundamentals of artistic skill to draw attention and evoke emotion in those who view his work, focusing on shapes, values,