Carly Hardy

Fine Art


Artistic Happening


2017 Jekyll Island Art Assoc, Professional Mixed Media, 2nd Place

2016 Two Artists - Two Visions show at Corinth Art Gallery, Corinth, MS


2015 June "Vacation Art" show at GVA Gallery, Welcome Center

2015 Opens Artist Owned gallery, ArtTrends, St Simon's Island

2015 February, Featured Artist, GVA Trends Contemporary Show

2015 Opened Bottle Blue Studio, Darien, GA

2015 March, Jekyll Island Arts Spring Festival


2014 Georgia Coastal Artists Guild, Spring, Summer Fall Shows

2014 November, Glynn Visual Arts, Featured Artist in BIG

Tannery Row Artist Colony, Buford, GA , Anniversary Show, March, 2014


Jekyll Island Art Association, 2013 Spring Festival, 3rd Place Award, Professional Oils

Georgia Coastal Artists Guild, 2013, Spring, Summer Shows

Shops @ 107 Broad, Darien, GA, Gallery Showcase opening December 2012

Glynn Art Association, St Simon's Island, Various Juried Artists Shows, 2012-2013

Coastal Artists Guild, 2012, Spring, Summer and Fall shows, St Simons Island, GA

GAA, Coastal National Show 2012

Blue Ridge Art Assoc Plein Air Paintout, Spring, 2012

The Art Cottage, Darien, GA, Studio and Gallery opens June 2011

College Park Arts Festival, Sept 2010

Nomad Gallery, "Art, Wine & Jazz", Nov, 2010, People's Choice Award

Nomad Gallery, 3383 Main Street, College Park, GA, 2010

Urban Farm "Taste of the South", College Park, GA, August, 2010

Art, Wine & Jazz, Historic College Park, GA, June, 2010

Blue Ridge Art Assoc International Plein Air Paintout,  2010, 3rd Place Award

Tannery Row Artist Colony, Member & Invitational Shows


Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show, BlueRidge, Oct 09, Honorable Mention Award

2009 Historic Buford, GA Plein Air Festival, May, 4th Place Award

Art in the Garden Show & Sale, Hudgens Center for the Arts '09

SAAG  National Juried Show, Blue Ridge, GA '08

Spotlight on Art, Trinity School, Atlanta, GA 2008

Quinlan Center, Gainesville, GA 2008 GALA Auction

Quinlan Center Members 2007 Show, Gainesville, GA, Honorable Mention Award

2007 Plein Air Festival, Buford, GA, Charisma Gallery

Habersham Gardens Fall Show, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007

Southeast Pastel Society 2007 Members Show, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention Awards

First Place, Buisson Art Center, Dahlonega GA, May 07

Art of Creighton Island, Carisma Gallery, Buford, GA, March 07

Spotlight on Art, Trinity School, Atlanta, GA, Feb, 07

Limelight Gallery at Binders Art, March, 07


Strawberry Fields Gallery, Crabapple, GA, Oct-Dec, 06

Plein Air Paintout Festival, Carisma Gallery, Historic Buford, GA

 2nd Place Award

Monastery of Holy Spirit Paintout, Conyers, GA, May '06

The Art of Creighton Island, Carisma Gallery, April '06

Southeast Pastel Society, Binders Limelight Gallery, April, '06

 Monastery of Holy Spirit Paintout, Conyers, GA, May '05

Southeast Pastel Society Member Show 2005

Southern Colours at The Art Place, Sandy Plains, Summer 2005

St. Edward's Gallery, Lawrenceville, GA Summer 2005


"Come Walk With Me" Solo show at the Centerville Community Center, Sept 21st - Jan 7, 2005

Southern Colours at High Point Church, Lilburn, GA,  2004

Binders Limelight Gallery, Poppourri of Artists, August, 2004

Summer Colours at the Art Station, St. Mountain, GA, Summer of 2004

Summer Colours, The Royal Gallery, Norcross, GA May 2004

Landscapes Art Studio & Gallery, High Springs, FL, March 2004

Spotlight on Southern Artists, Trinity School, Feb. 2004 & 2005

Artists of SLAC, Thomaston, GA, TUAC Gallery, Jan 2004

Southern Colours, Centerville Community Center, Dec -Mar 2004

International Plein Air Paintout, Atlanta, GA, Sept 2003

Southern Colours, St. Edward Gallery, June-Aug 2003

Southern Colours, Big Shanty Art Station, Kennesaw, GA May 2003

SaFari SoGood Art Show, First Bank of Buford, Sept 2002


Arts on the Square, Covington, GA, 2000, 2001

Southern Heartland Arts Festival, 2000, 2001

Atlanta Artists Center, Grandview Gallery, Monthly Juried Shows

Atlanta Artists Center, Galleria Gallery, 2000

The Studio Gallery, Social Circle, GA 1999-2000

Artopia Gift Shoppe, Monroe Art Guild, Monroe, GA

Monroe Art Guild, Honorable Mention Award, "Bottles", 1999

Monroe Art Guild Summer & Winter Members’ Show, 1998 thru 2001

Johnny’s Restaurant, Solo show, Sept 1999 and March 2000

Coffees & Creams Tearoom, Loganville, GA Solo show, June 1999

Monroe Art Guild, Monroe, GA, Featured Member Show May 1999

Callanwolde Art Center & Gift Shoppe, Atlanta, 1997

The Art Station, Stone Mountain, GA Member Juried Show, 1996 & ‘97

Arts on the Square, Lawrenceville, GA, 1992 & ‘93

Gwinnett Mall Gallery, GAC, 1991 -92

Plano Arts Association Juried Shows, Plano, TX 1988-1989





Blue Ridge Art Center, Blue Ridge, GA

Georgia Coastal Artists Guild, 2012- 2014,  President, 2013

Oil Pastel Society , Founder and Signature Member 2005 - 2016

Corinth Art Guild, Artist Member, Corinth, MS

Jekyll Island Art Association, Jekyll Island, Georgia

International Society of Experimental Artist




Artistic Study


40 years, self guided study and...


Workshop with Tom Christopher, August, 2015, Florida

Workshop with Larry Moore, June, 2015, St Simons Island

Workshop with Alex Powers, Feb, 2015, St Simons Island, GA

Painting with Ken Elliott, Feb, 2014, St Simons Island, GA

Plein Air w/Jim Carson, Cashiers, NC April, 2010

Abstracting The Landscape w/ Ann Templeton, October '09

Plein Air Pastel w/ Terry Ludwig, Blue Ridge, GA April '06

Plein Air Pastel Workshop w/ Marsha Savage, Highlands, NC, Spring 2005

Plein Air Pastel Workshop with Bob Rohm, April, 2004

Weekly Critique Sessions with Joe Perrin, Retired Professor of Art, GA State, 1998-2003

Pastel Workshop with Elsie Dresch, November, 2003

Abstract Pastel with Leslie Kuhn, October, 2003

Pastel Plein Air Workshop with Marsha Savage, Sept, 2003

Figures Workshop in Pastel with Terry Ludwig, July, 2003

Plein Air Pastel Workshop with Susan Sarback, March, 2003

Pastel Workshop with Alan Flattmann, January, 2003

Pastel Workshop with Marsha Savage, Sept, 2002

Watercolor on Yupo with Maureen Kerstein, July, 2002

Plein Air Oil Workshop with Susan Sarback, March, 2002

Oils and Acrylics with Charlotte Adams, Art Station, 1996 thru 1997




Mentor Instructor, Bottle Blue Studio

Painting Instructor, Michaels Arts & Crafts, Brunswick, GA,  2016

Exhibitions Committee, Glynn Visual Arts, 2013-15,

Painting Instructor, Glynn Visual Arts, 2014, 2015

Oil Pastel Workshop Instructor, January, 2014

Painting Instructor, First Street Studio, 2010-2014

Demonstration, Brantley Co. Art Association, Hoboken, GA Jan, 2014

Workshop, Brantley Co Artists, Hoboken, Feb. 2014


Sponsored Cultural Expressions, 2013,

           featuring 5 women artists during Black History Month

Private Individual Mentoring, 2012 to Present

Private Group Class,First Street Studio, Darien, GA, Instructor, Oils/Acrylics

Instructor - Drawing Workshop, Sept, 2011

Instructor - 5 day Plein Air Workshop, Oct, 2011

Founder, Signature Member, Coordinator of the Oil Pastel Society


Instructor, Pastel Class, The Art Cottage, 2011

Instructor, Oils & Acrylics, The Art Cottage, 2011

Instructor, Oil Pastel Workshop, Fayetteville Art Association, Sept 2010

Instructor, Oil Pastel Workshops, Binders Art Supply

Instructor, Pastel Class, Hobby Lobby, Snellville

Instructor, Drawing Class, Hobby Lobby, Snellville

Editor and Publisher, Online Articles at 1999 - 2005

Speaker for Atlanta Artists Center, Dunwoody Fine Arts,  AAC Salon

      and Southeast Pastel Society -  "Selling Art Online"

Articles Published,, W/C on Yupo and Abstract W/C, Writing the Artist Statement

Article Published, Oil Pastels, Daniel Smith Art Supply


Online demo for, Watercolor on Yupo

Instructor, Drawing class in my studio, Winter, 2002

Instructor, Plein Air, Lenora Park, Summer, 2002

Instructor, Private watercolor classes - 2002

Instructor, Drawing Class, Monroe Art Guild, 2001

Coordinator, WetCanvas Plein Air Paintout, Dillard, GA Spring 2000

2000-2001, Secretary, Monroe Art Guild Board

Art Camp Director, Monroe Art Guild 2001

Instructor, Art Camp for Youth, Monroe Art Guild, Summer, 1998 - 2000




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