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DHEC Take Action SC presents sustainable art contest

For PreK-12 students

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Mya Dunham and Maywyn Haydamack are hosting a virtual sustainable art contest for the second year in a row!

Participants have to create an art piece using only reused/recycled materials that would otherwise be thrown away. Anyone from pre k-12th grade who lives in South Carolina can enter. Information about guidelines, registration, and submission can be found on the website. Art must be submitted by 4/9/22 and a virtual awards ceremony will be held on Earth Day 4/22/22. [caption id="attachment_49285" align="aligncenter" width="771"] Click flyer to enlarge.[/caption]

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Free workshop: Building a Sustainable Life as an Artist

South Carolina artists are invited to register for a free two-day workshop, Building a Sustainable Life as an Artist, taking place Nov. 4 - 5 at Tapp's Art Center in Columbia. Based on 10 years of work with artists locally and nationally, artist leaders from Artists U, led by Andrew Simonet, will offer tools for reconnecting with deep values, building community, and managing time and money. Workshop topics:

  • Why artists are poor and why they shouldn’t be
  • Tools artists have used to make things easier
  • How to build a life that is balanced, productive, and sustainable
Registration and attendance:
  • The workshop is free, but the class size is limited, so you must register here.
  • You MUST attend both sessions.
  • Beverages provided, as well as lunch on Saturday.
Location: Tapp's Art Center 1644 Main St Columbia,  South Carolina  29201 Dates and times: Friday, Nov. 4, 7 - 8:30 pm Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.