Call for Artists
Posted February 06, 2012
The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce announces the Artist Showcase 2012 scheduled for May 25-26 in historic downtown Beaufort, SC. Artists must submit their application by April 1 to secure exhibit space which is limited to 20.
The 10th annual event is open to local and visiting exhibitors presenting original and print work in a range of media to include paintings, folk art, basket weaving and mixed media. The show is free to the public, and all work will be for sale.The objective of the show is to promote the arts as a viable and important economic contribution to life in the Lowcountry and to support emerging and professional artists in pursuing their artistic goals and developing their talents.
The Artist Showcase will be open at Sea Island Best Western, 1015 Bay Street, Beaufort, on May 25 from 12 Noon until 8 pm. A free reception from 5 pm until 7 pm will feature popular recording artist Mahoganee with her new Beethoven-inspired solo program. The show will be open May 26 from 10 am until 6 pm. Artists and their representatives will be available to meet the public during the entire show. The chamber of commerce is pleased to welcome student artists from Broad River Elementary School grades 1-5 as a showcase feature.
Artists may obtain an application from the chamber office or via emailed request to BeaufortBlack@gmail.com. Details and ongoing updates also are available on Twitter @BeaufortBlack and the Facebook page Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce.