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The South Carolina Arts Foundation has issued a call for artists to participate in the 2012 South Carolina Arts Gala Art Auction & Sale, the centerpiece of the South Carolina Arts Gala, an evening celebration of the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards for the Arts on Wednesday, May 2.
Local artists, here is a great opportunity to have your work recognized. Submissions must be original and of high artistic quality, have a broad appeal, be representative of the artist’s style, and be framed with appropriate hanging devices. Additional information and guidelines are available online.
To be considered, you must send:
- DVD or CD-ROM containing up to ten images in a jpeg format with a
maximum resolution at or less than 1024 x 768 pixels of available works.
- Checklist including title, date, medium, size, price;
- Resume or bio;
- Artist statement (not to exceed 250 words);
- Self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials.
The deadline for submissions is March 2, 2012 and materials should be mailed 2012 Art Auction & Sale, South Carolina Arts Foundation, 1800 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC, 29201.
In the silent auction, the price provided by the artist will be listed as the minimum bid; in the art sale, the price provided by the artist will be the published price. Artists included in the 2012 Art Auction & Sale will be selected by a panel composed of members of the South Carolina Arts Foundation and arts professionals.
For more information, please contact Harriett Green at (803) 734-8762.
To learn more about the South Carolina Arts Foundation and South Carolina Arts Commission, check out the full press release here.