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35th JURIED COMPETITION
GUIDELINES

ABOUT
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ENTRY DEADLINE

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2024 | 11:59 PM

[Entry fee & online submission with images and/or video]

 

ARTIST NOTIFICATION

SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2024
 

DELIVER WORK

FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2024 | 10 AM - 4 PM

SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2024 | 10 AM - 4 PM

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

EXHIBITION DATES

JUNE 14 - AUGUST 24, 2024

RECEPTION AND

AWARDS CEREMONY

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2024 | 5:30 PM

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

PICK UP EXHIBITED WORK

AUGUST 26 - 31, 2024 | 4:00 PM

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

About the Competition

The Arts Council of York County presents the 35th Annual Juried Competition at the Center for the Arts. The Juried Competition is open nationally to artists 18 and older. Only original work, created in the last two (2) years, and not previously shown at the Center for the Arts, Dalton Gallery is accepted. All forms of media are eligible, including video. Limit four (4) pieces per artist.
 
ENTRY DEADLINE
Sunday, May 5, 2024 | 11:59 PM
CONTACT
Devann Gardner
Gallery Manager
dgardner@yorkcountyarts.org
ELIGIBILITY

Artists, aged 18 and older, are eligible to enter the 35th Annual Juried Competition. Only original work, created in the last two (2) years, and not shown previously at the Center for the Arts, Dalton Gallery will be accepted. All forms of media are eligible. All work must be presented in a professional manner. Accepted work must be exhibition-ready to be included in the show. 3D work must sit solidly on a flat surface or be properly mounted for hanging. Framed pieces must be securely wired; glazed plexiglass is preferred; size is restricted to 72 inches in any direction including the frame. Any video work must be accompanied with a compatible player and a monitor that is 24 inches or smaller. Unless monitor is provided by artist, then limited to max flat art size.

APPLICANT INFORMATION

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Entry Requirements

  • All entries must be submitted as:

    • .jpg saved at 300dpi, or MP4 videos that are no longer than five minutes in length.

  • Artist may provide up to two separate images for each work submitted.

  • Video submissions must include at least one still image.

  • Digital files must be labeled as such: First initial-Last name-Entry number.jpg

    • An example for Kelly Smith is: K-Smith-1.jpg. The second view is labeled K-Smith-1a.jpg.

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F^ck Around And Find Out By Adrian Rhodes. Best of Show, 34th Annual Juried Competition.

Method of Selection

The juror of the annual Juried Competition reviews all images of works submitted. Selected works are to be delivered to the Center for the Arts, where the juror will make their final selection for Gerald and Barbara Schapiro Best of Show,1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, and Honorable Mentions. 

Accepted Entries

  • All work curated by juror must be labeled on the back with the artist’s name, title of the work, and price.

  • All works selected for exhibition must be delivered to the Center for the Arts by Saturday, June 8, 2024 by 4 PM. This is NOT a postmark deadline.

Trying to Connect By Shaun Cassidy. 3rd Place, 34th Annual Juried Competition.
Sponsored by Kathy & Larry Wilson

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Juror

REBECCA FORSTATER (She/they), Wofford College

WEBSITE rebeccaforstater.com

INSTAGRAM @r4stater

South Carolina-based interdisciplinary Artist who considers the production of current histories in digital landscapes through digital sculpture and video performances. Her work focuses on the shaping of collective memory through pop culture, memes, and AI bots that circulate the internet. 

 

Forstater received her MFA from Syracuse University and her BFA from James Madison University. Their work has been exhibited internationally and nationally with most recent shows at the 701 Center for Contemporary Art (South Carolina), Hangaram Design Museum (Seoul), Future Fair (NYC), Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Los Angeles), and Governors Island (New York).

 

Currently, Forstater is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Wofford College and serves on the board of the New Media Caucus.

Liability

  • The Arts Council of York County (ACYC) assumes responsibility for insuring and caring for the works of art selected for exhibition while they are in our possession. However, ACYC will not assume costs of shipping entries or artwork, nor will the ACYC provide insurance while in transit to or from the Center for the Arts.

  • ACYC reserves the right to refuse any entry and to withdraw any work from the exhibition at its discretion.

  • ACYC reserves the right to photograph and reproduce any entry submitted for educational or publicity purposes.

  • The receipt of an entry in the Juried Exhibition constitutes agreement by the artist with all conditions set forth in this prospectus.

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Every Memory Quilt By Ella Mackinson. Honorable Mention, 34th Annual Juried Competition.

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Awards

  • Gerald and Barbara Schapiro Best of Show | $1,000

  • 1st Place | $750

  • 2nd Place | $500

  • 3rd Place | $250

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place awards are sponsored by

Kathy and Larry Wilson.

In Dreams Mind By Gilbert Grifaldo. Honorable Mention, 34th Annual Juried Competition.

Marketing Release

By entering the contest, competitors agree to allow images of their artwork to be published for marketing purposes. Entrants agree that any image submitted may be used for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to the Arts Council of York County.

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Quiet By Heather McLeod. Honorable Mention, 34th Annual Juried Competition.

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From My Location II By J. Michael Simpson. 1st Place, 34th Annual Juried Competition.
Sponsored by Kathy & Larry Wilson

Sales

  • All entries will be available for sale unless marked NFS (not for sale).

  • The ACYC will retain a 30% commission on gallery sales.

  • No POR’s (prices on request) will be accepted.

Fees

ARTS COUNCIL ARTIST MEMBERS

  • $30 for up to two pieces. Each additional piece is $10.

    • Limit four (4) pieces per artist.

NON-MEMBERS

  • $40 for up to two pieces. Each additional piece is $10.

    • Limit four (4) pieces per artist.

PAYMENT

Online | PAY NOW

By Phone | (803) 328-2787

By Mail | Arts Council of York County, ATTN: Gallery Manager, 35th Juried Competition, PO Box 2797, Rock Hill, SC 29732

 

Please make checks payable to Arts Council of York County.

Submission fees are non-refundable, even if work is not accepted.

PAYMENT DEADLINE

  • All online, mailed, and delivered payments must be received by the Arts Council of York County by Sunday, May 5, 2024.

    • ACYC Hours: Mon-Fri | 9 AM - 5 PM , Sat | 10 AM - 4 PM​

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a postmark deadline.

Porch Pollen by Emily Furr. 2nd Place, 34th Annual Juried Competition.
Sponsored by Kathy & Larry Wilson

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Application

SUBMISSIONS

Entries are only accepted online.

A new form must be completed for each submission. Multiple submissions are not accepted on a single entry form.

Shipping

  • Mailed work must include payment for return postage and insurance.

  • All work accepted for exhibition must be delivered to the Arts Council of York County by Saturday, June 8, 2024 by 4 PM to the following address:

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

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