Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg hosts 40th annual Juried Show Sept. 3

Published 9:45 am Friday, September 6, 2013

The Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg opened its 40th annual Juried Show Sept. 3 in the Spartanburg Art Museum at the Chapman Cultural Center in downtown Spartanburg. This exhibit is free to the public and will be open Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.– 5 p.m., and Sundays, 1–5 p.m.

This year’s exhibit represents 57 artists from Georgia, North and South Carolina. Selected artists were chosen through a juried process from more than 100 entries.

A few of those featured artworks include works from Polk County and Landrum artists such as “Unreserved” by Carol Beth Icard of Landrum, “Songs to the Earth: Joy” by Bonnie Joy Bardos of Saluda, “Next to the Horses” by Jim Carson of Saluda and “Birth of a Rose” by Patricia Roshaven of Columbus.

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Fifteen of the artists will receive cash awards, including $1,500 for one Best in Show, four first-place prize awards for $500, four second-place prize awards for $250, four third-place awards for $100, one Upcycled Award for $250 and one People’s Choice Award for $100.