The SC State Fair located in Columbia SC
The deadline is quickly approaching for you to get your art registered for drop off days to be juried into the SC State Fair. Enter by Sept. 1 and enter for free. You must be a SC resident and be able to hand deliver your work if it is selected to be in the fair. Delivery dates are Sun. Sept. 22 from 1-6 pm to Tues. Sept. 24 930-6PM. Deliver from the Rosewood st. gate and look for the side entrance of the Cantey bldg.
When you register your art online to be in the show, you will receive a confirmation. Print out the confirmation and bring it with you too the Fair on delivery date with the art selected. Each artist can bring 1 or 2 works. The smallest framed size of the art is 16x16 inches and the largest acceptable size is 48x48 inches.
There will be two divisions for artists and each artist can only enter under one division. Artist must choose professional or amatuer. If artist has entered in the past as a professional they must enter this one as a professional. If they have netered as amatuer in the past but has since had art shows or art sales, they can select professional.
The top prize for professional artist is $3500. The top prize for amatuer division is $1500. The fair will run from Oct. 9 to Oct 19th. If your art is selected to be in the show, be sure to tell all your friends.
"Beach" an acrylic painting by Jean BourqueFor more info go to their website.