701 CCA PRIZE 2018 RECEPTION + 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 5-9 PM
Reception Admission: members, free; non-members, $5 suggested donation
EXHIBITION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 8 - DECEMBER 23, 2018
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
$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.
RESIDENCY: OCTOBER 1 - JANUARY 20, 2019
EXHIBITION: JANUARY 17 - MARCH 3, 2019
Janet Orselli is an artist who creates drawings, object sculptures and site-specific installations. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Clemson University and has been selected to participate in artist residencies at Anderson Ranch, Colorado, Spring Island, SC and Kaiserslautern, Germany. Janet has received three Regional Artist Project Grants from the NC Arts Council and was awarded a national Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship. She has had over a dozen solo exhibitions including OK Harris Works of Art, NYC and the Gibbs Museum, Charleston, SC. Her work is featured in the book, 100 Southern Artists. Janet will be the Fall 2018 Artist in Residence at the 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC with a solo show in January 2019. She teaches art and lives in Tryon, NC.
Learn more about this artist by clicking here: Janet Orselli