Down to a Fine Art

SEWE curates a collection of fine art from the nation's most talented wildlife painters and sculptors. Explore the SEWE Gallery below to find a new piece of art, learn more about the artists and discover the inspiration behind their work.

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Homesteaders by Ryan Kirby

Featured Artist Ryan Kirby has been drawing and painting wildlife since 1989, though his interest in art began when he was a young boy growing up on his family farm. As an artist, Kirby’s goal is to enhance the atmosphere of the home, office or hunt camp and broaden the horizons of hunters and anglers all over the world.

Art Events

Featured Event
2.15
Special Event

YETI x SEWE Kickoff

Are you YETI for SEWE? Join 2023 Featured Artist Ryan Kirby for happy hour at the YETI store on King Street to kick off SEWE week.

Featured Event
2.16
VIP

Private Preview Afternoon

Purchase your favorite piece of art, before SEWE opens to the public.

Featured Event
2.16
VIP

Live Art Series: Mother-Daughter Duo

As part of our new live painting series, watch SEWE’s mother and daughter pairs create a duet painting.  Duo 1: Amy Lay & Bayly Lay Duo 2: Julie Jeppsen & […]

Featured Event
2.16
VIP

Signature Gala & Sale

A black-tie affair offering a first look at fine art.

Featured Event
2.17
VIP

Private Preview Hour

Purchase your favorite piece of art, before SEWE opens to the public.

Featured Event
2.17
General Admission

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview of select lots from their Winter Sale 2023.

Featured Event
2.17
General Admission

Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt and Auction

Artists paint or sculpt an original piece in just one hour.

Featured Event
2.18
VIP

Private Preview Hour

Purchase your favorite piece of art, before SEWE opens to the public.

Featured Event
2.18
General Admission

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview of select lots from their Winter Sale 2023.

Featured Event
2.18
General Admission

Live Art Series: Opposites Attract

As part of our new live painting series, watch SEWE artists Lori Dunn and Jen Starwalt paint in two opposing mediums.  Artists: Lori Dunn & Jen Starwalt  Additive vs. Subtractive […]

Featured Event
2.19
General Admission

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview and offer the opportunity to view world-class paintings and fine bird carvings from their Winter Sale 2023.

Featured Event
2.19
General Admission

Live Art Series: Pencil It In

As part of our new live painting series, watch SEWE artists sketch in pencil, scratchboard & graphite.   Artists: Ray Gamradt, Cole Johnson, Terry Miller, Nelson Tucker & Ray Brown

Art Book

Fine Art First Look

Flip through the SEWE Art Book to get a glimpse of the upcoming show and receive the first chance to purchase new work by SEWE artists.

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Calling All Wildlife Artists

SEWE annually accepts artist applications June 1 through August 31.

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Host an Artist

Our Host an Artist program supports our show's traveling talent by assisting with lodging costs during their stay in Charleston.

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Share Your Work at SEWE

Learn more about the art requirements, jurying process and deadlines for becoming a SEWE artist.

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On the Hunt?

SEWE showcases a vast collection of artwork. Please contact us directly for your specific art needs. We look forward to helping you curate your collection.

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Supporting Public Sculpture

Our public sculpture exhibit at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park features pieces inspired by indiginous wildlife.

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Field Notes

News, FAQ

SEWE 2023: Where To Buy Tickets

February 1st is the last day to buy tickets online for the 2023 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition. Tickets are available at [...]

News, Print, Events

SEWE 2023 Show Brochure

Get the full details on all things SEWE 2023 with the show brochure. From expanded venues to new events to [...]

Artists, Fresh off the Easel, Artist Spotlight

Online Art Gallery Showcase: January 2023

STATE OF THE ART Ring in the new year with a new piece of art. We have curated the nation’s [...]

Artists, Fresh off the Easel, Artist Spotlight

Online Art Gallery Showcase: December 2022

HALL OF FRAME The perfect piece for your home awaits As we close out 2022, we reflect on the significance [...]

News, Events

Charleston Gaillard Center Announces Steep Canyon Rangers in Partnership with SEWE

Charleston Gaillard Center Announces Steep Canyon Rangers in Partnership with SEWE The Charleston Gaillard Center is delighted to announce Steep [...]

Artists, Fresh off the Easel, Artist Spotlight

Online Art Gallery Showcase: November 2022

THE RIGHT FRAME OF MIND Every February, we have the pleasure of bringing remarkable, world-renowned artists to the Lowcountry to [...]

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