Artist in Residence

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Artist in Residence is a collaboration between Garden & Gun and Palmetto Bluff that celebrates the arts, fosters creativity, and offers a hands-on education. The inaugural program invites notable artists, including winners of G&G’s Made in the South Awards, to stay in the Artist Cottage in Palmetto Bluff’s newly constructed Moreland Village


2018 Artist Lineup

February 19–24

bulls bay oyro

Oliver Thames
McClellanville, SC

When Made In the South Award Winner, Oliver Thames couldn’t find the perfect cooker for his Lowcountry-style oyster roasts, he decided to build his own. Inspired by his childhood, Thames brings the traditional open wood fire into the modern era with an eye-catching, game-changing cooker.

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may 7–12

one love organics

Suzanne LeRoux
St. Simons Island, GA

Founded by Suzanne LeRoux, One Love Organics skin care line is produced in micro-batches on St. Simons Island, off the Georgia coast. In her pristine lab, LeRoux and her tem create a variety of 18 products that embrace the natural healing power of plants and organic materials.

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August 13–18


Elizabeth Seeger Jolly
Savannah, GA

Elizabeth Seeger Jolly and her team of “Satchelettes” run a hybrid studio and store in Savannah’s historic district that specializes in making hand-made leather goods - from handbags to gun cases -  right in front of shoppers’ eyes for a unique and personal experience unlike any other. 

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November 5–10

Red truck bakery

Brian Noyes
Marshall, VA

From a 1954 Ford farm truck bought from designer Tommy Hilfiger and a lifelong passion for baking, Brian Noyes created Red Truck Bakery in north Virginia Piedmont. The bakery is now a renowned showstopper in sweet treats – especially known for their unique pie and cake flavors.

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march 19–24

Cannoborough beverage co.

Mick Matricciano
North Charleston, SC

Cannonborough Beverage Co. set out to bring interest, freshness and playfulness back to the world of soda. With the help of Lowcountry farmers, each soda fresh contains local pressed juices, herbs, and fruits that brings soda back to its natural – and Southern – roots.

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june 18–23

Christina jervey jewelry

Christina Jervey
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Metalsmith, Christina Jervey launched her jewelry line in 2008 in from a studio on the bluff overlooking Charleston Harbor. Her line of handmade jewelry features her signature structural style and includes casually elegant earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and rings.

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September 24–29

terrane glass designs

Colin O'Reilly
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2016 Made in the South Award Winner Colin O’Reilly set out to create “something that for drinkers doesn’t take away from the experience of the bourbon or whiskey.” After much trial, error and experimentation, O’Reilly has now mastered the art of refined and elemental design.

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December 10–15

french broad chocolates

Jael Rattigan
Asheville, NC

This bean-to-bar chocolate company blends the flavors of imported cacao with their Asheville, NC roots by lacing each bar of chocolate with local ingredients such as sorghum, strawberries, and malted barley—a natural pairing considering their suds-soaked hometown.

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april 23–28

Brackish Bow Ties

Jessica Gibadlo
Charleston, SC

When avid outdoorsman Ben Ross got married, he crafted turkey feather bow ties for his groomsmen to switch up to traditional black-tie. Today, Ross and his groomsman, Jeff Plotner, create the unique ties thirty-nine styles—from pheasant to guinea fowl to peacock to quail.

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July 16–21

We Took To The Woods

Mary Yearick Campbell
Greenville, SC

Mary Yearick Campbell and her team hand-craft their candles from start to finish in Greenville, South Carolina. Each hand-poured candle has a cozy and inviting scent that is meant to be enjoyed in subtlety, stirring memories of the past and creating memories for the future.

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October 22–27

Sea Island Forge

Sandy Schoettle
St. Simons Island, GA

Steve and Sandy Schoettle share a vision of creating a line of masterfully crafted legacy pieces that focus on bringing together family and friends. Outdoor gatherings around a roaring fire and simple, meaningful traditions are the cornerstone of the Sea Island Forge lifestyle.

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