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FAC seeks artists for 2017-18 season
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   The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2017 through May 2018.  Submissions for both solo and group exhibitions will be considered.

   Submitting artists must send samples via email; linked to a “cloud” portfolio (Drop Box, Google Drive); or by sending a CD or flash drive with at least 10 images. These images should encompass the artists’ methods and styles, and should reflect the proposed exhibition.

   A resume, submission form, description of the style of work, its size and medium used should all be included. Submissions must also include a brief artist statement. All forms of artistic mediums will be considered. 

   Submission forms can be found on the FAC website at, or you may drop by the FAC box office, 810 Lyttleton St., to get a copy. 

    Materials will be accepted through May 15. Please send to: Bassett Gallery Exhibits Committee, Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, 810 Lyttleton St., Camden, SC 29020.

   You may also email submission materials to For questions regarding submissions, contact Jane Peterson via email or call (803) 425-7676 ext. 305.

   Artists are responsible for load-in, hanging and tear-down of the exhibit. Any expenses incurred by the artist(s) for travel, set-up, tear-down, etc., of any exhibition are not covered by the FAC. The cost of exhibiting in the Bassett Gallery is the full responsibility of the artist(s). Artists should be willing to allow some or all of the pieces in the exhibition to be available for purchase. The selected artists will be notified by the FAC no later than June 30.

   Exhibitions in the Bassett Gallery normally change every four to six weeks. The Gallery is free and open to the public. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday.

   For more information about the Bassett Gallery, call (803) 425-7676 extension 300 or visit the FAC website at Box office hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

   The FAC is funded in part by the Frederick S. Upton Foundation and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding is provided by the City of Camden, Kershaw County, and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina along with donations from businesses and individuals.