Apply for Arts Fest Competitions, Exhibits & Performances

The following links will either redirect you to SlideRoom.com (an online application platform) or download/open a PDF document. You need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to open PDF files. This program can be downloaded for free from Adobe’s website. If you are having trouble downloading/accessing an application or if you would like to be added to an application e-mail list, contact us at (843)740-5854 or [email protected].

FREE one-on-one assistance to complete applications is available! Contact the Cultural Arts Dept. at 843-740-5854 to set up an appointment. We’re happy to help!

2022 Applications & Forms

Tri-County Youth Art Competition & Exhibition Prospectus & Forms

  • View Prospectus & Forms Now – SCHOOLS, INDIVIDUALS
  • Drop off entries on Thursday & Friday, April 28 & 29, 2022 (10:00am-6:00pm) at Park Circle Gallery -OR-Monday, May 2, 2022 (Noon-7pm) at Charleston Area Convention Center

Tri-County High School Sculpture Competition & Exhibition Prospectus & Forms

  • View Prospectus & Forms Now – SCHOOLS, INDIVIDUALS
  • Drop off entries on Monday, May 2, 2022 (Noon-7pm) or Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (Noon-7pm)

Judged Fine Art Competition & Exhibition Prospectus

  • *Terms/regulations/entry instructions provided. No pre-registration or application required!
  • View Prospectus Now
  • Drop off entries on Monday, May 2, 2022 (Noon-7pm) or Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (Noon-7pm)

Judged Photography Competition & Exhibition Prospectus

  • *Terms/regulations/entry instructions provided. No pre-registration or application required!
  • View Prospectus Now
  • Drop off entries on Monday, May 2, 2022 (Noon-7pm) or Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (Noon-7pm)

Volunteer Sign-Up Form

  • Sign Up Now – Submission deadline: Monday, April 25, 2022

Performer/Presenter

  • Music, Dance, Theatre, Media Art, Visual Art, Literary Art
  • *NOTE: Agents applying on behalf of 2 or more acts should complete and submit a special form. DO NOT apply via the link above. Contact us at 843-740-5854 or [email protected] for assistance.
  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Poster Design Competition

  • South Carolina artists only
  • CLOSED-  Submission deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

2022 African American Fiber Art Exhibition – From Chaos to Beloved Community: Envisioning Social Justice

  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

2022/23 National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

  • CLOSED – Submission Deadline Friday, February 25, 2022

2022 SC Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition

  • South Carolina artists only
  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Arty Block Party Vendor (artists/crafters, arts-related businesses & organizations)

  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Wednesday, April 20, 2022