Society of Bluffton Artists’ 27th Annual Judged Show (Rescheduled)
Lowcountry artists are invited to submit their works of art for The Society of Bluffton Artists’ (SOBA) 27th Annual Judged Show. Winners will be awarded first, second and third place cash awards in the following categories: acrylic, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor or 3D. Registration is required by June 25 (originally March 1), online or at the gallery in Old Town Bluffton. (Artists who registered prior to the rescheduled date do not need to re-register.) The fee is $25 for SOBA members and $45 for non SOBA members. Artworks must be dropped off July 5 from 9-11 a.m. at the Center for Creative Arts (8 Church Street, next door to the SOBA gallery).
Jo Ann Walker Poetry Scholarship
The goal of the scholarship is to encourage individuals residing in North and South Carolina to attend regional and national poetry workshops. $500 awarded annually. The winner will be recognized on the Emrys Foundation’s website and social media channels. Submissions accepted through February 28. Winner announced March 15. Only North or South Carolina residents may apply.
Clayton, NC Sculpture Trail Seeks Works
The Town of Clayton, NC, with the help of Sculpture in the Landscape, seeks to lease four large statement sculptures and at least two relatively large sculptures. They will constitute Clayton’s long running Clayton Sculpture Trail and be displayed at various highly visible public and private sites throughout Clayton, from March 26, 2021 through March 18, 2022. Artists are invited to submit works for consideration; the deadline is January 13, 2021.
The Masur Museum of Art’s 58th Annual Juried Competition
The Masur Museum of Art announces the 58th Annual Juried Competition. Online Entry Deadline is 5 p.m. CST on December 17. Exhibition on view February 25 – May 8, 2021 at the historic Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana. Work will be judged by Dr. Kelli Morgan, independent curator, historian, and culture critic. This competition is open to any artist 18+ living in the United States. Work must have been completed after December 1, 2018. There is a $10 entry fee per artwork, with a minimum of two entries and a maximum of five entries. Best in Show award is $1,000 and total cash awards are $3,200.
RFQ: City of Sacramento Artist Roster, February 2021 – December 2025
All California and US-based artists are invited to submit their qualifications for inclusion in the Sacramento Artist Roster for February 2021 - December 2025. Public artists and studio artists are encouraged to apply. The Artist Roster will primarily serve as a resource for selecting artists and artwork through a public panel selection process. The entire submission must be completed on Submittable. Closes January 8, 2021, at 6 pm. Pacific Time. There is no application fee to apply or to use Submittable. To apply, register with a username and password, and follow the instructions.
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.
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
Deadline Correction – Open Call for Writers & Artists: Sunspot Literary Journal
Note: The submission deadline for this call was originally published as December 31. The correct deadline in November 30.
Sunspot Literary Journal has issued an open call for writers and artists, for the last quarterly edition of 2020. The journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. All types of prose are welcome, including flash fiction, stories, essays, scripts and screenplays; as well as long-form, novelette, and novella length works up to 49,000 words; and poetry up to 1,250 lines. Translations are eligible. Editor's Prize of $50 for the annual edition; artwork selected for a cover will be paid $20; digital editions downloadable for free at SunspotLit.com. The deadline for submission is
December 31st November 30th.