FREE, PUBLIC RECEPTION | Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 6 PM
The 25th Annual Juried Competition features 39 works by 26 artists selected out of 142 entries from 25 cities in 5 states from across the United States. Awards will be announced at a free, public reception on Thursday, August 14, 2014.
Juror: Marty Epp-Carter
Marty Epp-Carter currently teaches printmaking, drawing, and portfolio preparation theory at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. Previously, she served as an adjunct lecturer in the art departments at Anderson University and Clemson University. Epp-Carter relocated to South Carolina in 2006 from Boston, Massachusetts where she taught at the DeCordova and Danforth Museums. She holds a B.S. in Visual Communication from Boston University, an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University, a B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and an MFA in Printmaking from Clemson University.
In addition to teaching, Epp-Carter maintains a studio that serves as her workshop where she creates her own works of art. She has shown nationally and internationally, and her works are held in private and public collections, including the Boston Public Library, the DeCordova Museum (MA), Emory & Henry College (VA), the Permobil Foundation (Sweden), and Galerie d’Art Contemporain (France).
Located in the newly renovated downtown area, the Center for the Arts is housed in two restored 100-year old buildings.
The Center houses the offices of the Arts Council of York County, the Dalton Gallery, the Edmund Lewandowski Classroom and private artist studios. The Dalton Galleryfeatures 7-8 exhibitions each year by local, regional, national and international artists.
The Center for the Arts offers space for workshops, receptions, meetings and small performances.