THE 24-HR ART-MAKING EVENTOn Friday, June 14, 2019, from 9:00–11:00 AM, accepted artists will check in at the Metropolitan Arts Council to register their unmarked surface(s). Artists may register up to 5 surface(s) but only one work per artist may be submitted for jurying. The work must measure no more than 30 x 30 inches, including the frame. (If you are working at maximum size, 30x30 inches, please do not include a frame) Volunteers will be present to stamp the back of the blank surface verifying that no prior marks have been made on the surface. Artists will have 24 hours to create art on their registered 2D surfaces. The next morning, Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 10:00 – 11:00am, event officials will be at MAC to accept the completed works. That afternoon, a professional juror will jury the work, and the winners will be announced that night at the reception.
THE AWARD CEREMONY RECEPTION The reception for the artists and sponsors will take place Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:30 PM at MAC. Award winning works will be announced during the reception. All submitted work will be on exhibit in the MAC Gallery until July 19, 2019. All artists are encouraged to be present at the reception and awards presentation. Due to the nature of the competition, some paintings may still be wet and should be monitored closely so that the public does not touch the artwork. MAC will not be held responsible for damages.
EXHIBIT at MACThe Flat out Under Pressure Exhibit, featuring all the participating artists, will be on display at Metropolitan Arts Council through July 19, 2019.
Jane is well known for her contributions to teaching and in 2016 she received the Distinguished Art Advocate Award, Sponsored by the South Carolina Art Education Association (SCAEA). In 2011 Jane was awarded the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials for Andy Warhol; The Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Project. In 2008 Jane was recognized by the University of South Carolina Upstate with the Faculty Award for Scholarly and Creative Pursuits, and in 2004 the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC). In 1998 Jane created the USC Upstate Study Abroad program to Italy and led five trips and served as director through 2011.