Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC, is Taking Applications for a $10,000 Cash Prize Recognizing the Best of Contemporary Southern Art – Deadline May 31, 2016


The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC, is now accepting applications for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, which awards $10,000 to an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of art in the South. Presented annually, the prize recognizes the highest level of artistic achievement in any media. Artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia are eligible to apply.


Applications are accepted exclusively through the 1858 Prize website at ( until May 31, 2016.


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