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The Koger Center Announces The Project: A 2021 Call for Art

May 10, 2021 | Press Releases
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COLUMBIA, SC - The Koger Center is delighted to continue our support of South Carolina Artists through The Project: A 2021 Call for Art. The Project: A 2021 Call for Art is the Koger Center’s annual artistic competition that supports the work of South Carolina visual artists. Each year, one chosen artist will receive a $500 stipend, gallery space, and staff support resulting in a free public display in the Upstairs Gallery of the Koger Center. Submissions for this year’s project will be accepted through June 30, 2021.

Requirements: - Artist must be over 18 years old - Submissions must be your own work - Must have been created in the past 2 years - Artists cannot submit any art that has previously been submitted to the Koger Center’s 1593 Project - Previous winners of the 1593 Project may not submit artwork for up to 5 years

Submission Form: https://forms.gle/Mr35hfNNYQA1gzKZ9 
Please submit your artwork to the link above. If you have any issues submitting your work or questions about the form, please call 803-777-7500 or email us at KogerCenter@sc.edu.

History of The Project: The Project began as “The 1593 Project: A Call for Art” from the Koger Center during the national lockdowns due to COVID-19 in 2020. Inspired by the theatre closures that London faced during the bubonic plague in the year 1593, the Koger Center’s Call for Art was created to support artists as they endured the devastating effect of the Covid-19 shutdowns. In 2020, we encouraged submissions from South Carolina visual artists and received a diverse array of pieces reflective of the state’s vibrant arts and cultural talent from over 55 entrants.

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