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701 CCA Prize 2018 Reception + 10 Year Anniversary Celebration


Reception Admission: members, free; non-members, $5 suggested donation


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701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, S.C., is excited to announce that the finalists for the 701 CCA Prize 2018 are Carey W. Morton of Charleston, Alexander Thierry of Columbia and Jena Thomas of Spartanburg. The 701 CCA Prize 2018 is a competition and exhibition for South Carolina artists 40 years and younger. A record number of 28 artists submitted for the Prize this year.

The three finalists’ work will be shown in the 701 CCA Prize 2018 Exhibition, which will open on Thursday, November 8, with an extended artists’ reception to coincide with the 701 CCA's and 701 Whaley's 10th Anniversary Celebration, 5–9 p.m. The exhibition will run through December 23. The winner of the 701 CCA Prize 2018 will be announced during a 701 CCA Prize 2018 Celebration on Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. This year’s Prize is the fourth installment of the biennial event. 

Through the combined opening reception and 10th Anniversary Celebration, 701 invites the public to celebrate ten years of outstanding exhibitions, educational programming and organizational growth at 701 CCA. The event will begin with the three finalists in the gallery and will continue on with music by DJ Preach Jacobs, fun activities with prizes, special drinks by Liquid Assets and a dessert bar by Anne Cline catering!

701 CCA Prize Celebration Event and Announcement of Winner

Wednesday, November 28, 7 - 10 pm

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$20, 701 CCA Members; $25, non-members

To announce the winner of the 701 CCA Prize 2018 for South Carolina artists 40 years and younger, 701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, S.C., presents the 701 CCA Prize 2018 Celebration. The event will take place Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. The exhibition catalogue will be presented during the Celebration. Admission is $20 for 701 CCA Members and $25 for non-members.

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