For Arts Sake was created three years ago as an annual art sale, but recently it evolved into a permanent feature in downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Since October, For Arts Sake co-founders Megan Bair, of Mama Bair Art, and Stephanie Jackson, of Rabbit Print Studio, have partnered with the owners of The New Yorker at 117 S. Main St. to make use of an underutilized space to display work from local artists that is available for purchase online.
“So many of the arts and crafts sales were canceled this year and artists didn’t have a chance to put their stuff out there, to sell or to share, and a lot of them had all of this bonus time to create,” says Bair. “The owners of the building were so willing to share their space and help encourage artists and support local.”
While the building’s interior is undergoing renovations, the art co-op uses the window display to showcase artwork from a…