JohnHenry Tecklenburg at USCB Center for the Arts

Charleston artist JohnHenry Tecklenburg’s exhibit Songs of Stillness will be on display at USCB Center for the Arts September 1 – October 19, 2021.  A collection of recent paintings, drawings and sculptures, the exhibition is Tecklenburg’s response to the history and tradition of painting, in terms of its materials, techniques, and iconography. Subjects range from landscape, still-life, and figurative work executed in pastel. ink, egg tempera, ceramic, charcoal, and oil.

Tecklenburg is a visual artist who has studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, finishing his BFA degree at the University of South Carolina. In addition, he has studied painting independently at the Rhode Island School of Design, (RISD), the International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture in Umbria, Italy, the Chautauqua School of Art in Chautauqua, New York, and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece. JohnHenry currently lives and works in Charleston, SC. His work has been in group shows at ArtBash Exhibition at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Spoleto Festival at the City Gallery in Charleston,SC; the Fowler Kellogg Art Gallery in Chautauqua, NY; the Meeting Street Gallery, in Charleston, SC; and the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center. His work is in the permanent collection of the American Embassy in Bern, Switzerland. Read more about the artist at