Welcome to South Carolina Sunshine!
Dawn Hunter Art ® | South Carolina Sunshine™ is a lifestyle webzine dedicated to promoting all things South Carolina. The website is a collaborative project of visual artist and Fulbright Scholar Dawn Hunter and her daughter, Darcy. Together, they learn about and explore the state's vibrant culture, discover its hidden gems, and learn about the great people who make up its communities. There is a particular focus on events that extend beyond local communities by featuring "happenings" with regional, national, and international connections. They feature an online listing of outdoor activities in South Carolina. For the culture enthusiast, they regularly publish photo essays of art exhibitions. Dawn Hunter Art ® | South Carolina Sunshine™ provides curated content with a unique and intimate look into what makes the state special. Along the way, Dawn is committed to sharing her creative life and process with others in the Studio Visit section.
Dive into the Heart of Southeastern Artistry: An Exclusive Interview with Kyle C. Coleman, Fine Arts Director of the ArtFields Collective!
Discover the magic behind ArtFields, the festival that's revolutionizing the art scene in the Southeast and transforming Lake City into a creative paradise. Learn how a small-town community came together to create something extraordinary, offering $110,000 in prizes and endless opportunities for artists. As ArtFields approaches its 12th anniversary, find out what makes this event a must-see, and how it continues to evolve and captivate. Unlock the story behind the festival that's not just shaping artists but building communities.
Click Here to Read the Full Interview!
Sugar Free Spiced Cider!
If you prefer a recipe without added sugar, this one is naturally sweetened by apples alone. Simply add apple juice or cider to a saucepan with cinnamon sticks, cloves, and orange peel. Simmer this mixture to let the spices infuse, and you'll have a fragrant, warming, and subtly spiced cider that's easy to make and naturally sweet. This version is excellent for those looking for a healthier alternative without sacrificing flavor
Craving more, visit our Sweet Carrot Snap recipe from July, so delicious, it deserves and encore!
Events | Get your 'SC Daily Sip'
Unearth South Carolina's hidden gems with 'SC Daily Sip', your curated events compass to the state's best food, art, concerts, and more - click to start exploring today!
Cook Up Fun with Darcy's Tangy & Creamy Dip – Quick & Easy Recipe for Tween Chefs. Unleash Your Inner Kitchen Superstar Today!
Darcy and I are exhilarated to unveil our latest SC People interviews with the acclaimed Charleston, SC artist, Brian Rego, and renowned USC printmaker, Mary Robinson. Additionally, we are delighted to introduce a fresh photo essay feature that spotlights the raw, natural beauty of Bulls Island.
Experience South Carolina! - the inspiration behind our website, we are fueled by the remarkable talents and accomplishments of individuals in the Palmetto state. With a unique blend of art, science, and community service, we've crafted a vision for a site that transcends the ordinary. Browse our online webzine that celebrates and explores the exceptional people, enchanting culture and natural beauty of South Carolina.
Dawn Hunter's SC People section for South Carolina Sunshine™ provides exclusive interviews with notable individuals contributing significantly to their communities throughout the state. From community and business leaders to creatives, each story sheds light on South Carolina's rich diversity and evolving culture. Stay tuned for our following lineup featuring inspiring conversations with engaging artists, entrepreneurs, and educators shaping our present and mapping our future lives. In this photo, Nakisa Abdollahbeigi at her exhibition opening, Carry On.
South Carolina Sunshine™ | Outdoors section is your resource for exploring the stunning landscapes, hiking trails, and outdoor activities in South Carolina. We have organized a collection of must-see places and exciting things to do. Embark on unforgettable adventures and create cherished memories as you experience the natural beauty and charm of South Carolina's great outdoors.
Welcome to South Carolina Sunshine™, your ultimate guide to the vibrant cultural events that make the Palmetto State shine. Our specially
catalogued content features an array of exceptional happenings across South Carolina, ensuring you stay informed and inspired. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of our state's culture and discover events that capture the essence of South Carolina Sunshine™.
Dish with Darcy
Join Darcy, Dawn Hunter's vivacious daughter, as she embarks on mouthwatering culinary adventures throughout the Palmetto State. Accompanied by friends, local talent, and a passion for food, Darcy showcases South Carolina's diverse and delectable cuisine. Embrace Darcy's motto, "food prepared is meant to be shared," and savor the scrumptious flavors of our beloved region with Dish with Darcy™.
Join artist Dawn Hunter for a Studio Visit. Here you'll journey through her creative world. Explore a captivating photo essays and "Tumblr" page that showcases her past, present, and future projects, reflecting the depth and diversity of her artistic endeavors and gain a unique insight into the creative process of this talented South Carolinian artist