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Join us For the UCAC 2024
Art Exhibition

Our yearly art exhibition is our most anticipated event, consisting of talented artists across South Carolina. Awards range from $100 to $750 and are awarded on the day of the reception and awards ceremony listed below. We hope you'll attend with us and see what all our local artists offer to the community.

The Awards Ceremony will be held at the Union County Arts Council on Thursday, September 19th, at 6:00pm, with reception to follow.

2024 Competition Calendar

Friday, August 9:    Online Entries to UCAC or online via email

Friday, August 23:    Artist (Receive) Notification

Monday, September 9:    Mailed Artwork due at UCAC

Thursday, September 12:    Artwork Hand Delivered to UCAC
                                            116 East Main Street, Union SC

                                            (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)


Thursday, September 19:    Awards Ceremony: 6:00-7:30 PM                                                                                    Reception to Follow

Friday, October 21:    Artist Pick-Up Entries
                                   (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.)    

                                   UCAC, 116 E. Main Street, Union SC 

Meet our
2024 Juror

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How to Enter Your Artwork


  • Competition is open to artists 18 years of age or older.

  • Two-Dimensional original art work only, completed within the past 3 years.


Accepted Artwork:

  • Size limit is 32“ x 32” , including frame.

  • The following will not be accepted: photography, digital prints, reproductions and previously accepted exhibition artwork.


Artwork Requirements:

  • If you ship your artwork to us, and you want us to ship it back, you must include a paid return address label.

  • All entries must be wired for hanging.


Sale of Artwork:

  • 30% commission will be deducted from sale price by UCAC.

  • All entries not for sale must be marked “NFS” on entry card.


Entry Guidelines:

  • You may enter 1 image, labeled with the artist’s full name, size, title and medium. Take a digital photo of your entry (with label) and email it to

  • Entry photos must be in JPEG format (.jpg or .jpeg file extension).

  • Cover the artist’s signature when photographing artwork.

  • Format images vertically or horizontally without frame.

  • Complete the 2024 Entry Card and initial the Liability Agreement. You can find these forms on our Prospectus. Include a scan or photo of these forms with your entry email.


Entry Fee:

  • Entries require $20.00 non-refundable fee. UCAC Members receive a 20% discount.

  • Address checks to Union County Arts Council. and mail to UCAC, 116 E. Main St., Union, SC 29379. Or, use the PayPal button below.

Need a Prospectus? Contact Us for a copy!

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