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May Issue 2010

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Museum in Myrtle Beach, SC, Features Works by Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild

Sixty-seven artists from around the region will vie for top honors and over $2,000 in cash prizes in the Thirteenth Annual Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild Juried Exhibition, on view through May 27, 2010, at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Over seventy, two-dimensional and three-dimensional works, were selected for jurying from 160 entries. Works selected for display include photographs and oil, watercolor and mixed media paintings. The show is a perennially popular event with locals and visitors. A large percentage of the works on display will also be available for purchase. Judge and juror for this year's competition is John Acorn, retired chairman of the Art Department at Clemson University. Cash awards to be given include the $800 Rebecca R. Bryan Best in Show Award, as well as First, Second and Third Place awards of $500, $350 and $200 respectively. An additional 10 works will also be selected for Honorable Mentions.

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is a wholly nonprofit institution located across from Springmaid Pier at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Admission is free, but donations are welcomed. Components of Museum programs are funded in part by support from the City of Myrtle Beach, the Horry County Council and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call the Museum at 843/238-2510 or visit (www.MyrtleBeachArtMuseum.org).

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