“Lowcountry Fare meets International Glamour”
Friday, July 17, 2009
5:30PM – 7:30PM
(Charleston, SC) ¬ Helena Fox Fine Art at 12 Queen Street in historic downtown Charleston presents an evening of Southern culinary delights from acclaimed Chef Jeremiah Bacon of Carolina’s Restaurant, paired with the glamorous jewels of renowned goldsmith Sarah Amos.
Carolina’s Restaurant, a landmark in Charleston’s rich culinary history, offers a contemporary approach to Lowcountry cuisine. Chef Jeremiah Bacon utilizes local ingredients grown on Kensington Plantation in unique creations and Lowcountry classics. The New York Times calls Carolina’s “one of the most elegant restaurants on the East coast…among the best.”
Sarah Amos, originally from South Wales, creates exquisite contemporary jewelry using centuries-old techniques of ancient goldsmithing. She has been featured in numerous national and international publications including Charleston Magazine, Charleston Weddings and most notably Art & Antiques. Her one-of-a-kind pieces include hand-crafted bracelets, pendants, rings, earrings, and necklaces. Amos selects the finest stones from rose-cut diamonds, beautiful sapphires to Peruvian opals. Her jewelry is crafted using original, ancient Greek and Roman coins, which adds to its mythical heritage. Amos explains her artistic philosophy: “When creating a piece of jewelry; I intend for it to be unique, functional and timeless.”
Please join us for a celebration of food and fine art with offerings from 14 of Charleston’s finest restaurants paired with 14 of Charleston’s finest art galleries. Tickets are $30.00 per person . To purchase tickets for this Charleston Fine Art Dealers Association (CFADA) event, please call (843) 819-8060 or visit www.cfada.com
Helena Fox Fine Art specializes in fine contemporary representational art. The gallery features a compilation of work by national and international artists, most particularly West Fraser. The varied collection mingles impressionistic landscapes and streetscapes, plein-air paintings, realistic still lifes and trompe l’oeil, with wildlife sculpture and exquisite handcrafted 22K gold jewelry. Representing Sarah Amos, Kenn Backhaus, Christina Bates, John Budicin, Donald Demers, Mary Erickson, Marie Fox, West Fraser, William McCullough, Billyo O’Donnell, Becky Parrish, Edward Rice and Kent Ullberg.