2023 Competition & Exhibition
The 21st annual South Carolina Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition was presented at the Charleston Area Convention Center Complex May 3-7, 2023. Fine craft artists from across South Carolina were invited to participate. As the state’s longest-running juried fine craft competition and exhibition, objects selected to be featured in the exhibit competed for cash prizes totaling up to $6,500. Organized by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department and presented as a component of the annual North Charleston Arts Fest, this unique exhibition offers fine craft artists from across the state the opportunity to exhibit their inspiring objects in the media of clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, and three-dimensional mixed media. Each year thousands enjoy the refined talents of South Carolina fine craft artists featured in this exhibition.
The application period for 2024 will open in December 2023 (deadline is March 15, 2024). Call the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department at 843-740-5854 for more information or to be added to the application mailing list for 2024.