PalmettoPride wants #SCArtists to win $500

Submission deadline: Oct. 31, 2018

PalmettoPride is looking to install five public art projects in a new Public Art for Litter Prevention contest.

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Five #SCArtists will be selected to create a spot of pride in their communities and receive $500 for their efforts. The contest is open now and will accept art submissions until the end of October.

“We have seen public art projects go up all over the state, with sculptures and murals and even decorating electric boxes in our business districts,” Sarah Lyles, executive director of PalmettoPride, said. “Beautification is a tactic of litter prevention and art can change a community in a positive way.” (Ed. note: Sarah gets it!)

Submit a sketch of a mural or an art installation concept design for consideration to PalmettoPride by contacting The potential artwork location must be a public space in each artist’s community. The artwork can be completed in any medium, a mural sketch, an art installation concept or rough sculpture design.

In addition to the $500 prize, PalmettoPride can assist the artists with the steps for approval if needed for installation and will provide all the supplies necessary for the art. Timeline for completion of the five new art projects will be decided once art work is finalized.

For more information on this new contest, please email You can apply here: