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Jim Harrison and Jerry Blackwelder
Published: Oct 1 1986
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Jim Harrison describes himself as a mood realist artist. Through his work he hopes to evoke in the viewer the same deep appreciation he holds for America's scenic heritage. Harrison has devoted much of his life and art to the preservation of those times gone by. He studied art at the University of South Carolina and launched his professional career in 1971 on the sidewalks of New York's Greenwich Village. He has since moved on to successful shows in prestigious galleries in New York and San Francisco. Harrison and his wife, Margaret, live in his hometown of Denmark, South Carolina. His other books are American Christmas, Country Stores, Jim Harrison: His World Remembered, and The Passing: Perspectives of Rural America.
Jerry Blackwelder is a regular contributor to travel, business, and consumer publications. Blackwelder has also served on the boards of directors of various travel industry and civic organizations. Since 1989 he has headed Blackwelder Communications, a public relations and marketing firm in Greensboro, North Carolina.
"A picturesque cruise down the south Atlantic coast, hosted by South Carolina artist Jim Harrison . . . Pathways to a Southern Coast [is] a gorgeous, nostalgic collection of the sights and scenes of the southeastern seaboard."—Columbia (S.C.) State
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