Sunday, August 18, 2013
The deadline to enter the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and the Charleston Artist Guild art contest – Garden of Dreams – is Sept. 10.
A top prize of $3,000 will be awarded to the best painting that embodies the impressionistic style of painters during the Charleston Renaissance.
This nationwide contest is open to original artwork created and conceived by the entrants that depicts a scene at Magnolia Gardens.
Other cash prizes are: $1,000 second place; $500 third place; and five honorable mentions, $100 each.
The entry fee is $25 for the first entry and $15 for each additional painting. There is no limit to the number of entries.
Show dates are Nov. 10-24. Art selected for the judging will be displayed at the Charleston Visitor Center and The Carriage House at Magnolia.
Details on how to enter Garden of Dreams is posted at www.charlestonartistguild.com and www.magnoliaplantation.com.