[image-1]Those mundane “Do not disturb” signs are about to get a makeover at The Vendue hotel, thanks to Charleston artists KC Collins, Nathan Durfee, and Fred Jamar, current Vendue artist-in-residence.

Durfee, who was voted CP’s Best Local Visual Artist from 2010-2013, is collaborating with the boutique hotel to bring a splash of imagination to guest room doors. Durfee, who recently moved to California, is known for his whimsical works that explore themes of adversity, and certain characters, like a miniature panda, appear throughout his paintings. 

Jamar, a Belgian painter best known for his Charleston cityscapes. Earlier this year he designed the image on the Charleston marathon shirt, so he’s no stranger to creating works for visitors to take home.

KC Collins creates hyper real landscape paintings (just check out that lightning strike if you don’t believe us). She has been awarded the best in show at the 2010 and 2013 Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition, and she took home first place at the 2011 P/S Outdoor Art Exhibition. Learn more about her here.


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