The Florence County Museum began accepting artists’ submissions for the 2017 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition at 10 am, Tuesday, Oct 4.
Artists wishing to enter the competition may register online using the submittal forms at flocomuseum.slideroom.com. Each artist may obtain a competition schedule and prospectus at flocomuseum.org/pee-dee-regional, or by visiting the Florence County Museum at 111 West Cheves St, Florence.
The competition juror this year will be Marvel and DC comics illustrator, Sanford Greene. A first place cash prize of $1000 will be awarded by corporate exhibit sponsor Chic-fil-A, during the exhibition’s opening reception, Thursday evening, January 26, 2017. Both the exhibit and reception will be held at the Florence County Museum Waters Gallery, 135, South Dargan St.
The Pee Dee Regional has been presented annually by the Florence Museum Board of Trustees since 1954, and is the longest running art competition in the state of South Carolina.
Artists may submit up to four entries during online registration at a fee of $13.00 per entry. Current museum members are eligible to submit two entries without charge.
Questions about the competition schedule, registration, or prospectus may be directed to Florence County Museum, 843.676.1200.