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Event Description 

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers celebrates it's 50th Year Anniversary in June 2017. The juried art show is a sanctioned event hosted annually by The Arts Center of Greenwood, in coincidence with the festival. Each year, the show features artwork from artists all over South Carolina and portions of the southeast with monetary awards totaling $2,600. 

 

Event Calendar

May 18 | ENTRY DEADLINE

May 23 | ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION

May 26 - 27 | ART DELIVERY

June 1 - 30 | EXHIBITION DURATION

June 3 | OPENING RECEPTION + AWARDS CEREMONY; 5:00-7:00 pm

July 14 - 15 | ART RETRIEVAL

 

Awards

$1,000 | Best of Show

$500 | 2nd Place

$300 | 3rd Place

$100 | Merit Awards (1-3) 

$100 | Arts Center Merit Award

All 2D and 3D artwork is eligible for best of show, second, third and merit award categories

 

Entry Eligibility

Anyone 18 years or older may submit an art entry. Only original works of art, produced within the last three years and which have not previously been exhibited in a juried art show at The Arts Center of Greenwood are eligible. Submitted artwork can include any media. All artwork to be hung must be securely wired and, if subject to damage, must be framed under plexiglass or glass; gallery-wrapped canvas is acceptable. No clip mounting will be accepted. 3D artwork must sit solidly on a flat surface or be properly mounted for hanging. If submitted artwork is not adequately prepared for display, it will be subject to removal from the exhibition.   While there are no size restrictions on submitted 2D and 3D artwork, entries must be transportable and able to be hung in a conventional art gallery. All double door frames in the Arts Center measure 70"X79" with a 90" diagonal and all submitted artwork must be transportable through the doors. The Arts Center of Greenwood reserves the right to refuse any entry and to withdraw any work of art from exhibition at its discretion. At point of sale, The Arts Center of Greenwood will retain a 30% commission of the quoted retail value of each work of art. A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is required for the submission of one or two entries. Artists are limited to the submission of two entries. 

 

Liability

The Arts Center of Greenwood takes responsibility for insuring and caring for all delivered artwork. The Arts Center of Greenwood will not assume costs of shipping artwork or insurance while in transit to or from The Arts Center. The receipt of an entry in the exhibition constitutes agreement by the artist with all conditions in this prospectus. Any shipment of artwork must include all packing materials and return postage. The Arts Center of Greenwood reserves the right to reproduce images of all artwork for educational or promotional purposes. 

 

Submission 

For acceptance into the juried art show, applicants must complete the below form; including applicant contact and entry information, the upload of a high quality (300dpi) digital image/images (.jpg) and submission of payment for the required entry fee.