Lindsay Louise McPhail is a local ceramic artist and small business owner celebrating 5 years with The Art Cellar, the largest local art gallery in downtown Greenville. A native of Greenville, she has considered herself an artist all her life and attended the ARMES and Fine Art Center visual arts programs in Greenville. Lindsay has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Clemson University focusing in printmaking and ceramics with post graduate studies at the Corcoran College of Art and Design for Art Education in Washington, D.C. and worked at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
In 2014 Lindsay found an opportunity to create art full-time by becoming the owner of The Art Cellar, a local downtown Greenville art gallery. She has a working studio in the back of the gallery, teaches classes, and offers studio space to other artist while exhibiting over 40 local artists in the main gallery space. Lindsay is active in the Greenville community supporting the arts in many facets, serving on the Art’s in Public Places Commission for the City of Greenville and is a member of the Contemporary Print Collective, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, and the Metropolitan Arts Council.
Lindsay creates functional pottery with a strong emphasis on pattern and surface design. “Lindsay Louise Pottery” is unique with its own pattern combination. In addition to her own gallery, her art has been exhibited in Greenville’s Open Studio’s, various exhibitions at MAC, Artisphere’s Artist of the Upstate Juried Exhibition, and the Greenville Chamber’s TD Bank Gallery.
Aside from her pursuit as an artist, Lindsay also has held a career in Human Resources and enjoys serving the community with volunteer work. Lindsay currently works at NHE, a property management company, running payroll and helping with HR projects. Lindsay has held many board positions starting on the Chamber’s PULSE Advisory Council and currently serving on the Clemson Region Small Business Development Center advisory board and has been named one of Greenville’s Best & Brightest under 35. When she’s not inside the studio, gallery, or the office, Lindsay enjoys being outside by any form of water… but in the fall you can always find her in Tiger Town during homes games cheering on the Clemson Tigers!
(dancing with Asangwua Ikein)