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Friday, March 17, 2017

2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES: Artists of the Upstate Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

The 2017 Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition is open to artists 18+ living within a 35-mile radius of Greenville, SC. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three years. Artists of the Upstate is a local art exhibition presented by Artisphere and supported by a grant from the Metropolitan Arts Council. This juried exhibition seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by artists of Upstate South Carolina. Entries in all medium categories will be considered.

A non-refundable fee of $25 enables each artist to enter up to two works. Please submit one digital image per work to be juried.

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2017.

Four cash prizes will be distributed including; Best in Show ($1,000), 2nd Place ($750), 3rd Place ($500), and a Merit Award ($250).

* The 2017 Artists of the Upstate Best In Show award winner will be invited to exhibit work as the Featured Guest Artist at The Art Cellar during the Artisphere 2018 festival.

Denise Woodward-Detrich, Director of the Lee Gallery in the Department of Art at Clemson University, will be the Juror for the 2017 Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition.

Denise Woodward-Detrich is the Director of the Lee Gallery in the Department of Art at Clemson University. Before joining Clemson University as the director Ms. Woodward-Detrich served as a Master Instructor at the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities teaching design, ceramics and professionals practice courses.   She received her MFA in Ceramics at the New York College of Ceramics at Alfred University and her BFA from Wichita State University.  She has maintained an active exhibitions record having been invited to participate in many national exhibitions.  Ms. Woodward-Detrich has given workshops in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Florida and has been included in publications such as Wheel Thrown Pottery by Don Davis, Best of Pottery, published by Rockport Publishers and Studio Potter magazine.

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