LOWCOUNTRY    Art of South Carolina

Arianne King Comer

Arianne King Comer (batik artist) creates murals, quilts, paintings and wall hangings, using the deep violet-blue dye extracted from the indigo plant, once grown abundantly in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Now residing in Charleston, King Comer lived on St. Helena Island in Beaufort, SC, where she was director of the Ibile Indigo House at Penn Center.  She received a BFA from Howard University, did graduate work at the Cranbrook Art Academy and studied indigo processing in Nigeria on a United Nations grant. Her work is shown and collected throughout the southeast.


Drumming for Osun
Batik on cotton
31" x 26"
 





Jesse's Watering Hole
Batik on satin silk
39" x 49"
 





Indigo Dyer
batik on cotton
41" x 26"
 





Just Hangin'
batik on cotton
30" x 33"
 

 


Metamorphous
batik on silk satin
48" x 49"
 





Ladies Gathering
batik on handmade paper
28" x 34"
 






It's a New Day
Batik & mixed media on painters cloth
36" x 44"
 





Falani Girl

mono print on batik cotton
28" x 28"
 





Gullah Kinfolk
giclee print on paper edition of 10
15" x 15" unframed


 


Carlesta
monoprint on batiked cotton
29" x 32"
 

 

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