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Bob Doster - Sculptor
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Bob Doster is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed artist who has been creating and teaching for more than fifty years. Prestigious awards include SC Governor’s highest recognition in the arts: the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award. Doster has been named Keeper of Culture by the York Heritage & Cultural Commission, Hero of the Child by SC First Steps, Small Business of the Years by Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, CN2 Hometown Hero and received City of Lancaster Mayoral Proclamation.

Doster has been featured in publications and broadcasts including Southern Living Magazine, Carolina Arts, Sandlapper, SCETV, Arts Hub, National Welders Magazine, and a myriad of newspapers and travel magazines. Works by Doster can be found in museums, galleries, public art, corporate and private collections worldwide.

In addition, you can visit almost every school in SC (and many beyond SC) to find works created by students during artist residencies with Doster.

Doster’s works are prominent in local, regional, and national competitions including:

University of North Georgia Sculpture Exhibition
Jackson County, NC Green Energy Park Sculpture Competition
City of North Charleston, SC National Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
Lake City, SC ArtFields
City of Burlington, NC Willow Walk
City of Cornelius, NC Beyond Walls
City of Anderson, SC Public Art Competition
Boone, NC Downtown Development Sculpture Competition
Oconee, GA Cultural Arts Foundation Southwards
Caldwell County, NC Arts Council National Outdoor Sculpture Competition
City of Cary, NC Sculpture in the Landscape
Clemson University, SC Art in the Garden
USC Upstate Annual Sculpture Exhibition
Beaumont, TX Art League National Competition
Martinsburg, WV Berkley Arts Council Art & Earth Competition
North Charleston, SC PalmettoHands Traveling Exhibition
Maria V. Howard Arts Center National Juried Art Show in Rocky Mount, NC
City of Fayetteville, NC Sculpture Exhibition
City of Cary, NC Visual Art Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
SC State Museum of Art Collection
I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium of SC State University
Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh NC
Contemporary South, Pitt County NC Art Council
SCHWA National Competition, Rocky Mount, NC
Rocky Mount Imperial Center for Arts & Sciences

Arts In Education

Bob Doster has been working with students of all ages for more than forty years and is on the roster of SC Arts Commission Arts in Education Artists. In-school and on-site residencies are available in clay & metal, field trips to working studio and artist gallery, presentation are available. Contact Bob for more information. More information regarding residencies can be found on South Carolina Arts Commission website. We can also help you with ideas for funding your students project, from summer camps and after school programs to week-long residencies with students of all ages.

Click for student designs created through residencies, public art projects, and community collaborations.

Where To See Bob Doster’s Work

Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst NC
Sandpiper Gallery - Edisto Beach, SC
Edward Dare Gallery - Charleston, SC
Black Mountain Ironworks - Black Mountain, NC
Pinckney Simons Gallery - Hilton Head Island, SC & Beaufort, SC
Michael McDunn Studio - Greenville, SC
Artisans Center of South Carolina - Walterboro, SC
City Art - Columbia, SC
Leroy Springs Company Recreation Department - Fort Mill, SC
Edward Jones Investments - Fort Mill, SC
York County Museum - Rock Hill, SC
Brattonsville Gift Shop - York, SC
Arts Council of York County - Rock Hill, SC
Char-Lin’s Shed - Marian, SC
Arts Council of Chester County - Chester, SC
Lancaster County Council of the Arts - Lancaster, SC
Cheraw Visitors Center - Cheraw, SC
Blue Heron Gallery - Sunset Beach, NC
Rhett House - Beaufort, SC
Winonas Flowers & Gifts - Lancaster, SC
Aiken Center for the Art - Aiken, SC
Annette’s Hallmark - Lancaster, SC
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens - Belmont, NC
Historic White Home - Rock Hill, SC
Olde English District Visitor Center & Artists Market - Richburg, SC
Chesterfield Arts Council - Cheraw, SC
Consignments@Elginwood Farms - Elgin, SC
Lone Home Crafts - Columbia, SC

Bob Doster In The Media

  • SCETV Artist Bob Doster
  • SC Arts Commission
  • Americans for the Arts
  • SC Arts Commission/SCETV
  • SC Arts Commission
  • City Art, Columbia SC
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Carolina Arts
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Arts Council of York County, SC
  • SciWay
  • Caldwell County Arts Council, Lenoir NC
  • Artfields Lake City, SC
  • OED Tourism Commission
  • Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst NC
  • Go Upstate
  • City of North Charleston, SC
  • Sandlapper Magazine
  • USC Upstate
  • University of North Georgia
  • University of North Georgia
  • University of North Georgia
  • Arts Council of Chester County SC
  • North Charleston Arts Fest
  • Green Energy Park Sculpture Garden
  • Caldwell County Arts Council
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • Carolina Gateway Newspaper
  • SC Arts Commission
  • The Herald Newspaper
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Travel Writers for Georgia & The Carolinas
  • Springs Close Foundation
  • SC Media Room
  • Town of Cheraw, SC
  • Cary Visual Art, NC
  • Charleston Style & Design Magazine
  • Duncan Elementary School
  • Post & Courier Charleston SC
  • Summerville Patch Newspaper
  • Spartanburg SC School District One
  • Sandpiper Gallery, Sullivans Island SC
  • Greenville Roots SC
  • WMBF News
  • Cultural & Heritage Museums of York County SC
  • Cola Daily, Columbia SC
  • Laurens County SC Public Library
  • Olde English District Tourism Commission
  • Lancaster County SC School District
  • Good and Crazy Blogspot
  • Anderson SC Arts Center
  • Ladys Island SC Middle School
  • WRHI Radio
  • Florence Convention & Visitors Bureau SC
  • Charlotte Observer NC
  • Trip Buzz
  • Trip Buzz
  • Carolina Living
  • Blythewood HS SC
  • Greenville Daily SC
  • Town of Dahlonega Ga
  • J Bills Sculpture Blogspot
  • SC Now Florence SC News
  • Summerville SC Journal Scene
  • Fun After Fifty Magazine
  • Savannah Now Ga.
  • Lake Murray News
  • Happenings Charlotte NC
  • Inman SC Intermediate School
  • Absolute Arts
  • Trip Advisor
  • Watauga Democrat NC
  • SCETV
  • USC Upstate
  • University North Georgia
  • City of N. Charleston
  • Arts Now NC
  • Town of Chapel Hill NC
  • Cary Visual Arts NC
  • The Herald Weekly NC
  • Fort Lawn Community Center
  • Cornelius NC Today
  • The Times News NC
  • Raleigh NC
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Happenings Charlotte NC
  • Triangle Raleigh NC
  • Discover Our Town
  • SC Arts Commission
  • Bloomsbury Inn
  • Artist in Residence
  • Lancaster County SC Council of the Arts
  • Christ Church Episcopal School
  • Welders Magazine
  • Pleasant Hill Middle School
  • Red Hawk Review
  • Chapman High School
  • Eagle Nest ES
  • Spartanburg School District Two
  • Olde English District Tourism Commission
  • Rock Hill School District
  • Artfields
  • Town of Cornelius
  • Spartanburg School District One
  • Trip Advisor
  • Greer Citizen
  • Edward Dare Gallery Charleston SC
  • Caldwell Arts Council Lenoir NC
  • Cary NC Visual Arts
  • Cycling Experiences
  • Charlotte Observer NC
  • York County Convention & Visitor Bureau
  • Clemson University, SC
  • ASC Greenway
  • ASC Greenway
  • Cary Citizen NC
  • ASC Greenway
  • Artfields
  • CN2
  • Charlotte Culture Guide
  • SC Arts Commission
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • SC Arts Commission
  • Caldwell Arts Council
  • SciWay
  • Olde English District Tourism Commission
  • Explore Anderson SC
  • Go Upstate
  • City of Lancaster SC
  • Olde English District Tourism Commission
  • Fort Lawn Community Center
  • SCETV
  • Explore Anderson
  • Tri District Arts Corsortium
  • The Herald
  • Union County Weekly
  • The Herald
  • City of North Charleston
  • City of North Charleston
  • Cary NC Visual Arts
  • SciWay
  • City of North Charleston
  • Speakers International
  • ASC Greenway Fort Mill SC
  • Visit Spartanburg SC
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • The Herald
  • Cary Citizen
  • Carolina Arts Magazine
  • Blogspot
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News
  • The Lancaster News