“2015 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition” in Charleston, SC, Calls for Submissions – Deadline Apr. 17, 2015

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The “2015 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 Tyrone Geter.

The “2015 Juried Art Exhibition” will be held May 22 – June 7, 2015, at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park, in historic downtown Charleston, SC, with an art delivery date of May 14. Entry Specifications/Eligible Works: Submitted work must have been completed within the last two years. Work previously exhibited in the 2013 or 2014 “Piccolo Spoleto Festival Juried Art Exhibitions”, the 2013 or 2014 “MOJA Arts Festival”, or at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park at any time and work exhibited at the 2015 ArtFields© or that will be entered into the 2015 “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 or 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 and theft insurance for artwork while on display.

To Submit:
My submission of this form confirms that the submitted artwork complies fully with the following requirements for originality and date of completion:
(1) The artwork is my original creation completed within the last two years and is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other person’s work or photograph and
(2) the artwork was created solely by me and not in a workshop, class, or under supervision of an instructor.

Received upon submission:
Thank you for your submissions for the “2015 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition”.

Selections for the exhibition will be made by early May and you will be notified of your status by e-mail.

Deadline: April 17, 2015
Application Fee (USD): $20.00
Application Link: (https://cgwp.slideroom.com/#/login/program/25274).

For More Information Contact:
Anne Quattlebaum, City Gallery at Waterfront Coordinator
843/958-6484 or e-mail to (QuattlebaumA@charleston-sc.gov)
City Gallery at Waterfront Park
34 Prioleau Street, Unit A,  Charleston, SC 29401
visit (www.PiccoloSpoleto.com).

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