“Breezy” by Lisa Rivers

“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 featured exhibit will run Feb. 1-27 in Art League of Hilton Head Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane on Hilton Head Island.

An artists reception, free and open to the public, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9. All artworks will be on display and for sale.

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 the maintaining of wellness and a healthy lifestyle as the subjects revel in nature’s bounty and embrace the land and spirit that surrounds 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.

Art League Gallery is open every day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and 90 minutes before every Arts Center performance.

Art League Gallery is located mid-island inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane.

Art League of Hilton Head is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit visual arts organization on Hilton Head Island with a synergistic art gallery and teaching academy.

Art League Academy welcomes artists and students in all media at all skill levels, including true beginners. Taught by professional art educators, students can choose from many art classes and workshops that change monthly.

For more information, visit artleaguehhi.org or call 843-681-5060.