ArtFields is a public charity created by the Lake City, SC Creative Alliance, whose mission is to contribute to the area’s education and community through creative and cultural development, connecting people through the arts.
Art fields is a weeklong celebration and competition honoring artists of the Southeast. Over 400 submissions by emerging and established artists will be displayed in locally owned venues, such as renovated warehouses, upscale restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries. The program is offering life-changing amounts of money to artists of all media who live in Southeastern states. A panel of judges made up of acclaimed artists and educators will be evaluating the work and awarding over $100,000 of prize money up for grabs. $50,000 for the Top Prize, $25,000 for Juried Panel prize, and two $12,500 People’s Choice. Various smaller prizes will be awarded, including $1,000 for a portrait painting contest!
The submission deadline is November 16, 2016, and the event will take place April 21-29, 2017.
Visit http://www.artfieldssc.org/ for more information.