Craft Hilton Head 2016

Art League of Hilton Head

Entry Deadline: Nov. 1

14 Shelter Cove Lane
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

The Fifth National Juried Hilton Head Fine Art Craft Guild exhibition, seeks 2D and 3D fine art craft entries that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with few restrictions. Up to 90 works will be chosen by an esteemed judge based upon artistic excellence, innovation and originality. This is a juried Gallery show in a community that loves art and buys art. Over $2,500 in cash prizes will be awarded by Judge J. Ben Whiteside who has been in the art business since the early 1990s. Ben, along with his business partner Jack Morris, founded Morris & Whiteside Galleries in 2000. In addition, he has been active in presenting fine art auctions in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and South Carolina for over twenty years. Ben is a member of the Public Art Committee of the Community Foundation of the Low Country as well as a licensed auctioneer. Today Ben and his wife Lyn, own and operate The Red Piano Art Gallery which was founded on Hilton Head in 1969. This nationally recognized gallery is South Carolina’s oldest professional gallery of fine art. It is an American fine art firm specializing in representational drawings, paintings and sculpture by the nation’s leading artists.
This exhibition will be free and open to the public from December 6, 2016 through December 31, 2016 at Art League of Hilton Head’s Gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, SC. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 8th from 5-7pm. This exhibition will be in place during the entire run of the professional performance of “White Christmas” on the stage of Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. The Gallery is located inside the Arts Center and in addition to our regular visitors will host an additional 100 to 200 theater goers each evening.



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