Feature Articles

September 2013

Spartanburg Art Museum Offers Annual Juried Show

The Spartanburg Art Museum (SAM) in Spartanburg, SC, will present Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg’s 40th Annual Juried Show, on view from Sept. 3 through Oct. 12, 2013.

This year’s exhibit represents 57 artists from Georgia, North and South Carolina. Selected artists were chosen through a juried process from over 100 entries from all 3 states. The juror for this year’s show is Scott Betz - President of FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) and art teacher at Winston-Salem State University. Betz has exhibited across the US as well as Japan, China, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Sweden, France, Finland, Columbia, Lithuania and Belgium.

Fifteen of the juried exhibiting artists will receive cash awards; including $1500 for one Best in Show award, four 1st prize awards for $500.00, four 2nd prize awards for $250.00, four 3rd place awards for $100.00, one Upcycled Award for $250.00, and one People’s Choice Award for $100.00.

The Public is invited to participate in this show by voting in person for their favorite piece which will be awarded our People’s Choice Award! Ballots will be in the Gallery and voting will take place from Sept. 3 - 27. All winners will be announced at a reception and awards ceremony, held on Sept. 28, from 6-9pm. We welcome you to attend, meet the artists, watch the Awards Ceremony, and enjoy delicious catering by Barb Colvin and Palmetto Palate.

A preview of all artists and their art pieces in the exhibit can be seen at Artists’ Guild 40th Annual Juried Show Exhibit.

If you cannot attend the exhibit but would still like to cast a vote, please download a BALLOT here, and mail by Sept. 22.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery, call SAM at 864/582-7616 or visit (www.spartanburgartmuseum.org). For info about the Guild, contact Robin Els by e-mail to (artistsguildofspartanburg@gmail.com) or call 864/764-9568.

[ | September 2013 | Feature Articles | Download Carolina Arts' Current Issue | Carolina Arts Unleashed | Home | ]







Carolina Arts is published monthly by Shoestring Publishing Company, a subsidiary of PSMG, Inc. Copyright© 1987-2013 by PSMG, Inc. which published Charleston Arts from July 1987 - December 1994 and South Carolina Arts from January 1995 - December 1996. It also published Carolina Arts Online, Copyright© 1998 - 2013 by PSMG, Inc. All rights reserved by PSMG, Inc. or by the authors of articles. Reproduction or use without written permission is strictly prohibited.