‘Da Island Life’ by Amiri Farris

Arts Ob We People: Winter Exhibition and Sale is a display of original work by emerging and leading artists that represents the life of Gullah people on Hilton Head Island and the surrounding community. This annual arts and crafts exhibition features the work of local artists’ interpretation of the people, food, dancing, and daily living of the Gullah people.

Amiri Farris is the 2022 featured artist of this annual Gullah Celebration. Farris’ featured piece, Da Island Life, depicts maintaining wellness and a healthy lifestyle as the subjects revel in nature’s bounty and embrace the land and spirit that surrounds

‘Waves of Courage’ by Patricia Sabree

them. It celebrates creativity, using quality time to focus on the arts, mental positivity and other healthy habits inspired by Gullah culture. Other artists who will be featured in the show include longtime favorites Lisa Rivers, Alvin Glen, Patricia Sabree, and Serena Hall.

The exhibit runs February 1-27, 2022.  An artists reception, free and open to the public, will take place on February 9, from 5-7pm. All artworks will be on display and for sale. Art League Gallery is located mid-island inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, 843-681-5060.