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Youth Juried
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2024 shows

February: Mary Verrandeaux: Faces & Places

February 26 - March 18th:
Applications Are Open for the 
51st Annual Artists' Guild Juried Show!
APPLY HERE! >

March: Stop by March 3rd through the 28th for our annual Focus on Youth Juried Show. This show features work created by high school students from across Spartanburg County. Dr. Mary Lou Hightower will serve as the juror, and the artists' reception will be on Thursday, March 28th from 5-6:30 pm.
More about our juror, Mary Lou Hightower >

April: 51st Annual Artists' Guild Juried Show

 

May: Caitlyn Kilpatrick, Bynum Award Recipient

 

June: Juneteenth Juried Show

 

July: Meg & Chris Barrow

 

August: Jenny Connell & Robin Davenport 

 

September: Elizabeth Nason, Nick Trainor & Lisa Womack

 

October: Christina Ramsay & Jim Wetzel

 

November: Vivianne Carey & David Gonzales 

 

December: Artists' Guild
Members Show

 

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tuesday thru friday 10-5 

saturday 11-4 

sunday and monday closed 

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Mary Lou Hightower

meet mary lou hightower,
juror for our youth juried show

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Mary Lou Hightower is a practicing artist with 50 years of teaching experience in the Spartanburg District Six schools and the University of South Carolina Upstate. She recently retired from the University of South Carolina Upstate and was awarded the honor of Professor of Emeritus of Art. During her career at Upstate, Mary Lou taught 2D Design, Southern Folk Art History, Art Education Classes as well as graduate level Teacher education STEAM course and Teacher Training for Advanced Placement for Art and Design Certification. She is a signature member of the South Carolina Watermedia Society where she has been accepted in numerous juried watermedia shows throughout the Southeast. Over her career, she has been a reader for fifteen years for the College Board Art and Design Portfolios. Mary Lou is a Resident Creative at Mayfair Art Studios, an affiliate of Chapman Cultural Center. Mayfair Art Studio is a converted old textile mill in Spartanburg. She also holds a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction emphasis in Art from the University of South Carolina.

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The Artists' Guild of Spartanburg is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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