City of Greer Holiday Arts Fair
The City of Greer Holiday Arts Fair will take place on Saturday, December 12 from 10am - 2pm at the Edward R. Driggers City of Greer Center for the Arts park. Please note: Due to the current AccelerateSC guidelines and anticipated attendance of this event, masks or face coverings are required for all attendees and participants.
2021 ACYC Dry Goods Design Competition
The Arts Council of York County invites artists and designers to submit their artwork to the Dry Goods Design Competition. The winning entry will be featured on ACYC shirts, mugs, masks, totes, and more. The finalist designs will be featured throughout ACYC’s social media streams, website, and newsletter. The winning designer will be awarded a $125 cash prize, a t-shirt featuring their winning design and signature, and credit in all promotional materials, press releases, social media posts, etc. The submission deadline is Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
Call for Artists | Storm Drain Art
The Arts Council of York County is implementing a new public art project centered around local water heritage and water quality. The ACYC seeks design concepts from regional artists to enhance two storm drains in areas with high foot traffic in Old Town Rock Hill, SC. Selected artists will turn their concepts into reality in the form of small-scale, semi-permanent, outdoor murals that adorn Old Town storm drains, raising awareness and educating the public about the effects of stormwater runoff on water quality. Open to artists 18 and older who live in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region. Preference will be given to artists who reside in York County, SC.
ARTiclass by Agora Gallery
If you're an artist looking to enhance your skills and connect with creative individuals like yourself from around the world, ARTiclass by Agora Gallery offers art workshops, face to face (via Zoom), and direct connection to the New York art scene with the gallery's professional standards.
Kevin Chadwick: “Weaving History”
Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art in downtown Charleston presents Kevin Chadwick's new show "Weaving History," depicting African-American figures engaging in pursuits, tasks or pastimes which have been done for centuries and for lifetimes: raising chickens, crabbing, basketweaving. Children learn from their elders and one day will become the elders, passing the knowledge to the next generation. Kevin's unique style, symbolism and palette have been delighting collectors for years. On view through December 3. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Occupancy limited for safety.
“Outside and Around Us” Plein Air Art Exhibition
Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio behind and experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape. Today, plein air painting is a flourishing trend in our art world. Artists come together for “paint out” excursions and workshops devoted to the practice year-round and coast to coast. This exhibition will be featuring artwork from Plein Air artists Al Beyer, Bill Daniel, Sally Donovan and Andrew Murphy. Augusta artist Linda Hardy will also be exhibiting work. Landscapes and marsh scenes are two of her favorite subjects. Her aim is not to recreate an image using photo realism but to capture the essence of what she sees.
“The Story of Catawba Pottery” Virtual Exhibit
USC Lancaster's Native American Studies Center presents "The Story of Catawba Pottery," an exhibit from the Center's galleries about the Catawba Indian pottery tradition.
Creative Misfits Virtual Art Auction and Online Gallery
HEART Inclusive Arts Community presents "Creative Misfits," their first Virtual Art Auction and Online Gallery supporting their ongoing arts-based programs for adult artists with disabilities. "Creative Misfit" is a term of endearment for those who have had to create their own place in the world to "fit in." Honoring the creative misfit in all of us, HEART's auction features pieces by artists from across the Lowcountry and beyond. The artists have shared their misfit works of art, pieces that are well loved, but that maybe haven't found their place in other galleries and exhibitions. The auction runs December 4th - 6th online.
Call for Applications: SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
The SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications for summer programs and the tuition-free, residential high school. All South Carolina residents in grades 6-11 are eligible to apply online at SCGSAH.org for the 2021-2022 school year. Located in downtown Greenville, the Governor’s School offers pre-professional training in creative writing, dance, drama, music, and visual arts. Students attend from all over the state to learn from established, practicing artists in an environment that provides the resources needed to hone their artistic abilities including specialized arts studios, state-of-the-art performance halls, dedicated rehearsal spaces and a world-class library. Application deadlines vary by program. Apply by Nov. 30 to receive an application fee waiver.
2021 North Charleston Arts Fest Participation Opportunities
Regional and local artists and performers in the areas of music, dance, theatre, visual arts, media arts, and literature are invited to apply to perform or present during 2021 North Charleston Arts Fest, April 28-May 2. The five-day celebration of the arts offers an array of events and activities including concerts, theatre presentations, exhibitions and installations, children’s programs, workshops, and demonstrations, throughout the City of North Charleston. The review panel will select applicants from all art disciplines to create a mix of free and ticketed events that are geared to meet the interests of a cross-section of ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Deadline for submission of artist applications: Tuesday, December 15, 2020