Finally by Shellie Nivens

2018 Dalton Gallery Artist

Center for the Arts  |  2020 Dalton Gallery Exhibitions  |  Call for Artists

 

The Arts Council of York County is now accepting proposals for 2020 gallery exhibitions in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730. The Arts Council is a non-profit organization committed to creating and supporting a thriving arts community in York County, South Carolina.

 

The Dalton Gallery, a professional gallery appropriated for the exhibition of experienced artists and community projects, is located at the Center for the Arts. The Dalton Gallery is an 1,800-square-foot space, illuminated by adjustable track lighting. 

 

Each year the Arts Council presents six to eight exhibits. Artists wishing to be considered as a solo or group exhibition for one of the Arts Council's 2020 gallery exhibitions, must submit the following to Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager, by 5 PM on Friday, April 5, 2019:

  • Exhibition proposal describing themes, goals, and vision of the artist(s) in the presentation of the body of work submitted for consideration. Artists may submit proposals for exhibition as a group or individually.

  • Artist statement describing the techniques used in the creation of the work, and the ideas of concepts communicated through the works submitted for exhibition.​

    • Artist(s) must include a statement of clarification within their artist statement if the works submitted are not the works intended for exhibition. In this case, artists must submit examples of previous works, and a discussion of the techniques and concepts that will be utilized in the planned exhibition works.

  • Artist resume or curriculum vitae that includes name, contact information, short biography, list of past exhibitions, education notable honors, awards, publications.

  • 10 to 12 hi-res images (300 dpi jpegs) representing work intended for exhibition.

  • Inventory list with titles, sizes, and mediums that have been numbered to correspond to the file names of the images submitted for consideration.

  • $20 submission fee*

    • *Payments in the form of cash, credit card or check are accepted. All checks must be payable to the Arts Council of York County.

 

The Arts Council's Gallery Committee will consider all submissions and notification of acceptance will be provided via e-mail. Submission packets will not be returned. Only complete proposals that adhere to the Arts Council's submission guidelines will be considered.

 

Works that sell while on exhibit at the Center for the Arts are subject to a 40% commission fee by the Arts Council of York County.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Submission Deadline

Friday, April 5, 2019 | 5 PM

Delivery Options

Mail to:

Arts Council of York County

ATTN: Mike Gentry

PO Box 2797

Rock Hill, SC 29732

Email to:

Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager

mgentry@yorkcountyarts.org

Deliver To:

Please schedule an appointment with Mike Gentry to drop off your proposal.

Center for the Arts

121 E. Main St.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

QUESTIONS & MORE INFORMATION

Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager | mgentry@yorkcountayrts.org

Download 2020 Call for Artists Prospectus (PDF)

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The Arts Council of York County is headquartered in Old Town Rock Hill. Downtown Rock Hill is a state-recognized Cultural District in South Carolina.

 

Support for this project is provided by the SC Arts Commission (which receives funding from the NEA), Rock Hill Accommodations Tax Grant Fund, York County Accommodations & Hospitality Tax,  the ACYC Annual Campaign, and Comporium Communications.  For visitors information including lodging, contact the York County Visitors Center at 888-702-1320.

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