Entries Sought for 20th Annual Statewide Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition

Charleston Area Convention Center

Entry Deadline: Mar. 15

5001 Coliseum Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
PHONE 843 740-5854


Fine craft artists from across the state are invited to participate in the 20th annual South Carolina Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition and Exhibition. As the state’s longest-running fine craft competition and exhibition, objects selected for the show may compete for cash prizes totaling up to $6,500. The exhibition is presented as a component of the annual North Charleston Arts Fest, to be held May 4-8, 2022. A $15 entry fee applies. Artists may submit up to four entries. The application is strictly available online and may be accessed via the link at

NorthCharlestonArtsFest.com/apply. Deadline for entries is Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Artists in need of assistance with the application process may contact the Cultural Arts Department to schedule a one-on-one meeting, which can be conducted over the phone or in person. We are pleased to announce the juror for the 2022 competition is Tiffany Thomas, a contemporary painter and potter who runs a studio and artisan shop called Tthomas Arts in Florence, SC. A free public reception and announcement of awards will be held at the Convention Center on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 6:00-8:00pm.

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