11th Annual Juried Exhibition Call For Artists. July 1-31, 2024.

July 1 - July 31, 2024

11th Annual Juried Exhibition. Call For Artists. Entry Dates: July 1 - 31, 2024.

Cash and purchase awards exceeding $3,000.00 will be presented in this year's exhibition.

First place: $1000 Second place: $750 Third place: $500

The Spartanburg County Public Libraries are sponsoring the 11th Annual Juried Exhibition that will be on display from September 10 – December 4, 2024. This competition is open to artists age 18 and older, professional or amateur, who reside in North Carolina or South Carolina. All work must be original and created within the past 5 years and not previously shown at the library (see the prospectus below for eligibility and requirements). Entries may be submitted through our online entry form below that will open July 1st and continue through July 31st.

Juror: Freda Sue

A Taiwanese native, Freda Sue’s work explores her cross-cultural identity through a fusion of Eastern and Western artistic traditions in printmaking, painting and installation. Her work is exhibited internationally, from the cultural hub of Tavernes de la Valldigna in Spain, to the dynamic streets of Tainan and Taipei and New York City. Sue serves as an Assistant Professor and the Foundations Coordinator at the University of South Carolina Upstate in her adopted home of South Carolina. She earned her MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and is an active member of the Contemporary Print Collective and the Taiwan Society of Printmaking.

Freda Sue, Photo. Assistant Professor of Art, University of South Carolina Upstate. Juror, 11th Annual Juried Exhibition.

View the 11th Annual Juried Exhibition Prospectus below for eligibility and requirements.

Entry Fee: July 1 - 15: $20.00
July 16 - 31: $30.00

This fee covers 1 or 2 entries.

Payment is required at time of submission (PayPal) or within (2) days of submission (In Person). In person payment can be made via check, money order or credit card by visiting the Marketing Office (Monday - Thursday; 10:00am - 5:00pm) at the Headquarters Library. For online payments, the PayPal prompt screen will appear once all form information is submitted through the online entry form below.

Online Entry Form

For more information contact Miranda Mims Sawyer at 864.285.9091.

Dates To Remember:
Accepting Entries Online:
July 1 - 31
Artists Notified:
August 14
Drop Off Dates:
September 3 - 5;
10am - 4pm
Exhibition Dates:
September 10 - December 4
November 2
Pick Up Dates:
December 9 - 12;
10am - 4pm
1st Place, 10th Annual Juried Exhibition, Griffin Cordell, 'Eat Your Cake and Make a Wish', Mixed Media Relief

1st Place, 10th Annual Juried Exhibition
Griffin Cordell, Eat Your Cake and Make a Wish, Mixed Media Relief

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