Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg hosting 40th annual juried show

Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg will host its 40th Annual Juried Show Sept. 3 – Oct. 12 in the Spartanburg Art Museum at Chapman Cultural Center. The exhibit is free to the public and will be open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sundays, 1 – 5 p.m. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 6 – 9 p.m.

This year’s exhibit represents 57 artists from Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina chosen through a juried process from more than 100 entries. The juror for this year’s show is Scott Betz, President of FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) and art teacher at Winston-Salem State University. Betz has exhibited across the United States as well as in several other countries.

Fifteen artists will receive cash awards, including $1,500 for one Best in Show award and $100 for the People’s Choice award. The public is invited to vote in person for their favorite piece. Voting takes place Sept. 3 – 27, and the People’s Choice winner will be announced at the opening reception and awards ceremony along with the other winners.

Click on a photo above to view a larger image and the artist’s name, or view a preview of works in the exhibition.

For more information, visit the Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg’s website, or contact Robin Els, (86) 764-9568.