Artists’ Guild accepts submissions for 39th annual juried show

Published 3:05 pm Friday, July 6, 2012

The Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg is now accepting submissions for its 2012 39th annual juried show, which will be in the Spartanburg Art Museum at the Chapman Cultural Center Sept. 20 – Nov. 3.
An opening reception and awards ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, 6-8 p.m.
The show is open to all artists in South and North Carolina and Georgia. More than $4,000 will be awarded in various categories. The deadline to submit work for consideration is Aug. 1.
Media categories are two-dimensional painting, two-dimensional drawing and mixed media, two-dimensional photography and sculpture, which includes ceramics and jewelry.
The juror this year will be Mana Hewitt, MFA, director of the McMaster Art Gallery, as well as director of undergraduate studies in the art department of the University of South Carolina.
Her studio work has been in ceramics, painting and metals.
Hewitt received the South Carolina Arts Commission Artist Fellowship and was named a Southern Arts Foundation Artist. In 2012, her work was included in “100 Southern Artists.”
For more details, visit the guild’s website or contact guild director Robin Els at 864-764-9568 or
– article submitted by Steve Wong

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