"Bringing Art to the People and People to the Arts"

Call for Entries for BRAC Shows

Non-BRAC Shows


Blue Ridge Arts Center is pleased to invite you to celebrate Spring’s arrival at our upcoming Garden Party! Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces for display at our “Garden Party” themed show. Works can be anything pertaining to the garden - floral paintings, outdoor yard art or furniture, botanical drawings, welded garden gates, landscape sculptures, or photographs from the garden.


Entry Fee: $35 ($30 for BRAC Members)

Up to three works per artist may be submitted.

This is an open show. All works will be displayed, space permitting. Award winners will be selected by a local juror.

All 2-D and 3-D mediums welcome. Work must be designed and executed by the submitting artist. All work must be original; no commercial reproductions of any kind.

  2-D Works  

  • Size, including frame, may not exceed 44"W x 48"H    
  • Must be properly wired for hanging
  • Work must be framed, gallery wrapped canvas or clean/finished edge

  3-D works    

  • Work must require no assembly
  • Must sit solidly on a flat surface (floor or pedestal)

AWARDS - Selected by Juror

    Best in Show:      $500
    2nd Place:           $300
    3rd Place:            $200
    Merit Awards (3):   $50


Artists may choose to offer their work for sale. BRAC will retain a 35% Sales Commission on all work sold. All work must remain for the duration of the show. Payment for sold work will be made after the show closes.


  Artwork Drop Off Dates:

  • Friday, May 4 (1-4 pm)
  • Saturday, May 5 (10 am - 1 pm)

  Opening Reception & Awards:  

  • Friday, May 18 (5:30 - 7:30 pm)

  Exhibition on View:  

  • May 18 through June 28, 2018      
    Wednesday-Friday (1-4 pm)
    Saturday (10 am - 1 pm)

  Artwork Pick-Up Dates:  

  • Friday, June 29 (1-4 pm)  
  • Saturday, June 30 (10 am - 1 pm)


Artists grant BRAC and its successors the right to photograph their artwork for use in advertising for BRAC both online and in print. Photos will not be sold.    


Please contact BRAC with any questions or concerns:

Spirit of America
Red, White & Bruised

Gateway Art Center
Westminster, SC
On View: May 25 - July 14
Drop Off: May 14-19
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Blue Ridge Arts Center • 111 East South 2nd Street, Seneca, SC 29672 • 864-710-6593
Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday (1-4pm) & Saturday (10am-1pm)