Friday, March 28

"Vanishing Landscapes", a Piccolo Spoleto/Coastal Conservation League, Call for entries

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Deadline for entry: April 24, 5:00 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: May 17 - August 8

Who May Apply
The 24th Annual Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition is open to all South Carolina artists. Two dimensional, three dimensional, and photography will be included. Applicants must be residents of South Carolina.

Exhibition Juror: Mokhless Al-Hariri, Ph.D.
For over twenty years, Dr. Mokhless Al-Hariri has located, evaluated, selected, and acquired hundreds of pieces of art on behalf of private and corporate collections in the United States and abroad. Dr. Al-Hariri’s careful selections of artworks consistently share high stylistic qualities ranging from period pieces, to artworks of contemporary artists. Dr. Al-Hariri will be inviting five South Carolina artists to be featured in union with all accepted juried artworks.

Prizes awarded include:
1st place: $500; 2nd: $300; 3rd: $150, and six Honorable Mentions.

Artists will be asked to specify if artworks are available for consideration for the Mayor’s Purchase Award: $500-$1,000.

Exhibition Theme
Submitted works must be environmentally themed, but not limited to landscapes or fauna. Juror will be looking for contemporary themes related to the state of our planet and its environment. Thematic examples include: climate change, air/water quality, forestry, sustainable living, etc. Works may be abstract, but must read as environmentally themed pieces.

Entry Specifications & Eligible Works
Fine artworks in all media will be eligible for entry. Juror will be looking for strong themes incorporated by excellent execution of medium(s) chosen in artworks. Submitted works must have been produced within the last two years and not previously exhibited at the Piccolo Spoleto or MOJA Arts Festivals, the City Gallery at the Dock Street Theatre, City Gallery at the Gaillard Auditorium, or the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. All two dimensional works must be framed and ready to hang in a gallery setting. Three dimensional works must have a pedestal included (not provided). All 2-D artworks must not exceed a weight limit of 35 pounds (including frame).

Sunday, March 16

Photography Competition, click for PDF

Deadline 3/21/08
Entry Fee $10 (youth $3)

Wednesday, March 12

Meeting tonight! 3/12/08 at 7pm, Scroll down for directions

WCA DC Networking Day, April 5th

Below is the registration from for the 2008 networking day that the WCA of Greater Washington DC hosts. When I was a member of the Philadelphia Chapter I knew many women that looked forward to it each year and carpooled down for the weekend. We would have much farther to travel but the invitation has been extended us, if anyone would like to go. This year's presentations are centered on the theme, "Art & Your Audience: Maximizing the Artist-Gallery Relationship".

I converted the pdf registration form to a jpeg so I could post it here, it will print, a little fuzzy however. If you'd like the pdf, just email

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Thursday, March 6

Click to be redirected to North Charleston's website for applications & registration forms

The site includes the following:

Design Competition Application
Judged Art Exhibition Application
Performer Application
Non-Performer Application
Youth Arts Application - Youth Arts School Log
Arts & Crafts Vendor Application
Food Vendors Application

City Gallery Exhibition Application
Meeting Place Window Display Application
National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Palmetto Hands

Class/Workshop Proposal
Class/Workshop Registration
2008 Summer Arts Camps


Lowcountry Quarterly Arts Grant Program
Resume Form

Meeting - Wednesday, March 12th, 7 pm at member Sandra Brett's house

This meeting is critique based, bring a few of your pieces if you'd like to participate! We will also be discussing themes for our June exhibition. (Bringing your own art work is not required to join in on the critique.)

Directions from downtown: (If coming from James/Johns Island, pick up the directions starting at the turn onto South Windemer)
Take 17S onto the W. Ashley Bridge. Stay in MIDDLE LANE (important) and at end of bridge make a left at sign for Folly Beach. Stay in right lane, make a right (I think it's the second stoplight but not sure) onto South Windemere Blvd. There will be a nail palace and photo store before the light, Earth Fare on your left. At end of S. Windemere, take a left onto Chadwick. Chadwick curves around a bit,then Rebellion Rd. veers off to the right. Our house is 33 Rebellion, you pass about 6 houses and it's straight ahead to the right.

Directions from West Ashley:
If you come from W. Ashley travelling 0n 17N (Savannah Highway or St. Andrews), make a right on Stocker, then a right on Chadwick, Chadwick curves around a bit, then Rebellion Rd. veers off to the right. Our house is 33 Rebellion, you pass about 6 houses and it's straight ahead to the right.

Sandra's home phone is 556-6600, cell is 910-616-6119.