Artist Demonstration

Portrait in Oil: Rob Maniscalco
Thursday, December 5
at our holiday party

Note Location: 6:30-8 pm  at Stallsville UM Church

Robert Maniscalco has been a professional creative all his adult life. He was born in 1959, in Detroit. Robert has lived in New York and New Orleans. Currently, he calls Charleston his home. Robert’s commission portraits and fine art are part of over 950 collections throughout North America. In Detroit, he hosted Artbeat on PBS and founded the Maniscalco Gallery.

As an artist, Robert likes to work in series or missions.  He also is well     known for his commission portraits. Maniscalco’s most recent mission was “The Quench Project”, in which he traveled to Haiti; producing several paintings; a documentary short; and a companion book (Quench), juxtaposing the Haitian struggle with obtaining fresh water against our society’s materialistic obsessions.

Robert Maniscalco is also an actor, writer and teacher. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in fine art and theatre at Charleston Southern University. Recently, Robert expanded his creative milieu to include courtroom sketching, covering the Dylann Roof and Michael Slager trials. His original play, Vincent John Doe, received its world premiere during the 2018-2019 Piccolo Spoleto Festival.

Meeting at Stallsville United Methodist Church
255 Stallsville Rd. just off Old Trolley Rd. near
the Dorchester County Library, Summerville, SC 29485
Any questions please contact Jan Kelley at artist.jankelley@gmail.com