Artist submissions are being accepted using a new online process for juror selection. See below for more information about the competition and the submission process.
About the Competition
The Florence County Museum is proud to present the 2018 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition, sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Florence. The competition aims to highlight the best contemporary art in the Pee Dee region. One of the state’s oldest juried art competitions, the first Pee Dee Regional dates back to 1954 where the competition was held at the former Florence Museum on Spruce Street in Florence, South Carolina. This year’s exhibition will be on display in the FCM Waters Gallery located at 135 South Dargan Street in Florence.
Any person who is a native or resident of the following Pee Dee counties is eligible to enter: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, and Williamsburg. The 1st place award receives $1,000. The 2nd place award receives $500. The 3rd place award receives $250. Honorable Mention receives $100. People’s Choice receives $50.
The Submission Process
We are excited to announce this year’s online submission and judging process for the 2018 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition. Artists are invited to upload digital imagery of original work for consideration. The entry form is below. Online submissions will be accepted through 10:00 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017. After which time, the competition juror will select works from online submissions for the exhibition. Artists will be notified by email as to each entry’s acceptance status during the week of December 4, 2017. Artists whose work has been accepted by the juror for exhibition will be required to drop off accepted work at the FCM Waters Gallery, December 16-20, 2017. For more details regarding important competition dates, please see the schedule below.