The Project: A Call for Art from the Koger Center for the Arts is an annual artistic competition that supports the work of South Carolina visual artists. Each year, one chosen artist will receive a $500 stipend, gallery space, and staff support resulting in a free public display in the Upstairs Gallery of the Koger Center.
Submissions for this year's project will be accepted through June 30, 2021.
1 Artists must be over 18 years old
2 Submissions must be your own work
3 Must have been created within the past 2 years
4 Artists cannot submit that has previously been submitted to the Koger Center's 1593 Project
5 Previous winners of the 1593 Project may not submit artwork for up to 5 years
Please contact us with questions at (803) 777-7500 or KogerCenter@sc.edu
History of The Project:
The Project began as The 1593 Project: A Call for Art from the Koger Center for the Arts, during the national shelter-in-place situation due to COVID-19 in 2020. Inspired by the theatre closures that London faced during the bubonic plague in the year 1593, The Koger Center's Call for Art was created to support artists as they endured the devastating effect of the COVID-19 shutdowns. In 2020, we encouraged submissions from South Carolina artists and received a diverse array of artwork reflective of the state's vibrant arts and cultural talent from over 55 entrants.