Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition – Call for Submissions

Calling all Seabrook Artists – – You may be interested in this.

2016 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition
Deadline: April 25, 2016

The 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition is sponsored by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and is open to all SC residents. Awards for the Exhibition include $100 each for Best Photography, Best Printmaking, Best Sculpture, Best Painting, and Best Drawing; Best in Show is $500. This year’s juror is artist and curator Greg Colleton. The 2016 Juried Art Exhibition will be held May 27-June 12 at the City Gallery at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Waterfront Park, with an art delivery date of May 13.  Click here for further information.

Entry Specifications/Eligible Works: Submitted work must have been completed within the last 2 years. Work previously exhibited in the 2014 or 2015 Piccolo Spoleto Festival Juried Art Exhibitions, the 2014 or 2015 MOJA Arts Festivals, or at the City Gallery at any time and work exhibited at the 2016 ArtFields or that will be entered into the 2016 North Charleston Judged Art Exhibition will not be considered. Craftwork or jewelry is ineligible.

Painting/2D: 2D fine artwork in all media is eligible. Traditional oil, watercolor, acrylics, etchings, and pastels as well as fiber art, collage and other media are acceptable. Artwork must be original and not copies of the work of others. Painted/enhanced photographs must be submitted in the Photography category.

Photography: All types of fine art photography – from prints to digitally or manually altered images – are acceptable. All artwork must be framed or have a finished edge wrap and be gallery ready for hanging. No pieces will be accepted with saw-tooth hangers. We reserve the right to exhibit sculpture in alternate locations to accommodate work of varied size or scale. Accepted artwork may not be removed before the assigned time. Early removal or late pick-up will result in disqualification from next year’s Exhibition. An Exhibition program listing participating artists, their phone number, title and value of artwork will be available. The City of Charleston provides damage & theft insurance for artwork while on display.

-Submitted by Tidelines Editor

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