SC Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition
2015 Competition & Exhibition
The 14th annual South Carolina Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition was presented at the Charleston Area Convention Center Complex May 1-9, 2015. The exhibit featured over one hundred juried works from the state's top fine craft artisans, offering them the opportunity to exhibit their inspiring objects in the media of clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, and three-dimensional mixed media, as well as compete for ribbons and cash prizes. The annual competition and exhibition is organized and presented by the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department. For details on the exhibit, including 2015 award winners and how to apply for the 2016 competition, click here.
About the Juror
The juror for the 2015 exhibition is Jocelyn Chateauvert. Born and educated in Iowa City, Chateauvert is a jeweler and paper artist, who creates lighting, sculpture, and installations from the paper she makes by hand. After earning an MFA from the University of Iowa, she taught metalworking at Middlesex Polytechnic in London, and then established herself as a professional artist in San Francisco. Since 1999, she has lived in Charleston, South Carolina, devoting herself primarily to paper art that is widely displayed in homes and public buildings, and has been honored not only by the South Carolina Arts Commission but also by a Smithsonian Fellowship and by a featured exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery.