701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, SC, announces that the jury panel for the 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2013 will consist of David Furchgott of Washington, DC, Cecelia “Ce” Scott of Charlotte, NC, and Frank McCauley of Sumter, SC.
The two-part SC Biennial exhibition will take place September – December at 701 CCA. South Carolina artists have been invited to submit materials and be considered for the Biennial, which is the second organized by 701 CCA.
The deadline for artists’ submissions is June 1, 2013.
Furchgott is the president and founder of International Arts & Artists in Washington, DC. The non-profit organization is one of the country’s major producers of traveling fine arts exhibition. Through its exhibitions, IA&A promotes cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. Prior to his involvement with IA&A, Furchgott, a Charleston, SC, native, for 15 years headed the International Sculpture Center in New Jersey, where he founded the organization’s prominent “Sculpture” magazine.
Scott is an artist, curator and a co-founder of the McColl Center in Charlotte, NC, where she worked from 1994 – 2012. As the creative director at McColl, the Detroit, MI, native curated exhibitions and was the driving force behind the center’s artist-in-residence program, which is considered among the best in the country. Scott also worked as creative director at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture, also in Charlotte. She also is a private chef.
McCauley is an artist and chief curator and assistant director of the Sumter County Gallery of Art. The Jacksonville, FL, native, used to be the director and curator of Spark Contemporary Art Space in Syracuse, NY, the city where he received an MFA at Syracuse University. For 701 CCA, McCauley in 2012 curated the new media exhibition “Faster Forward”.
Click here for more details on Biennial Submissions (http://www.701cca.org/2013/04/701-cca-south-carolina-biennial-2013-call-for-artist-submissions/).
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