Center for the Arts  |  2022 Dalton Gallery Exhibitions  |  Call for Artists


The Arts Council of York County invites artists interested in presenting their work in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts to submit exhibition proposals for the 2022 calendar year. The Dalton Gallery is a well-appointed, 1,800 square-foot professional gallery that has been appropriated for the exhibition of experienced artists and community projects. Exhibitions are 6 - 8 weeks in length.


Works that sell while on exhibit at the Center for the Arts are subject to a commission fee by the ACYC.



Friday, April 2, 2021 | 5 PM


Artists wishing to be considered as a solo or group exhibition for one of the Arts Council’s 2022 gallery exhibitions must submit the following to Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager:

  • 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. Images will be accepted by email or on a disc or thumb drive. Discs and thumb drives will not be returned.

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



Email |

Mail | Arts Council of York County ATTN: Mike Gentry | PO Box 2797 | Rock Hill, SC 29732

Delivery | Center for the Arts | 121 East Main Street | Rock Hill, SC 29730


All three forms of submissions are accepted. Submission packets will not be returned. Incomplete proposals and proposals that do not adhere to the Arts Council’s submission guidelines will not be considered. 



The $20 submission fee can be paid by cash, check, or credit card. The fee is waived for those with an active ACYC Artist Membership.


Cash or checks may be mailed or delivered to the addresses above. Credit card payments may be taken in person at the Center for the Arts, by calling the office at (803) 328-2787, or online through the TICKETS page.



By submitting artwork for consideration, artists agree to allow their submitted images to be published for marketing purposes. Artists agree that any image submitted may be used for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to the Arts Council of York County.



Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager |

Download Guidelines (PDF) | 2022daltoncallforartists.pdf

Hanging Gardens Necklace, Grey Mist Lagoon Necklace, 

In Time, and Crystal Canyon Necklace by Tabitha Ott

2021 Dalton Gallery Artist



Center for the Arts

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By entering Arts Council events, you understand and agree that your photograph or image may be taken in any public place. You further grant permission and consent to the Arts Council of York County to use any such photograph, motion picture, or image for any reasonable purpose.

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. 


The Arts Council of York County received a Bridge Grant from South Carolina Humanities, Funding for the Bridge Grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and EconomicSecurity (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.

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