Call for Proposals

Spartanburg Art Museum

Oct. 9, 2024 - Oct. 30, 2020

200 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, 29306
PHONE 864.582.7616


Spartanburg Art Museum is seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2021-22.

We’re interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors’ experiences to new levels of participation and engagement.

Any individual, collective, or group of artists (age 18+) who reside in the United States or Canada may apply. All media and themes will be considered for exhibition. Artists may submit a full exhibition concept, a cohesive body of work, or a general sampling from their portfolio.

Our exhibition history illustrates that SAM has exhibited more white artists than any other ethnic group. In an effort to be a more responsible institution moving forward in regard to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion, we are especially interested in emerging and mid-career artists who identify as Black, POC, LGBTQ, and those with physical disabilities.​

Applications MUST include the following materials to be considered: 8-10 examples of artwork (please send any multimedia as a link)

artist statement

short biography

résumé and/or CV

$35 application fee

completed official application form

Please click the image below to pay the $35 application fee. You will receive the informational PDF in an email once the fee has been received.

For more information, please contact our Associate Curator, Ashleigh Shuler at [email protected] or call 864.582.7616 x 254.

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