Grand Strand Arts announces the 2013 Grand Strand Artist of the Month series. There are several new additions to the series in 2013, including a new category for performing artists as well as participating venues and seasonal showcases.
For the second year of this series, Grand Strand Arts will continue to promote the arts and those creating art in the Myrtle Beach area by featuring local visual artists with the new addition of featuring local performing artists as well. Starting in January 2013 and running all year long, the series will feature a local Horry or Georgetown County visual artist as well as a local performing artist every month as the Grand Strand Artist of the Month.
Popular vote will determine the selection of the Grand Strand Artist of the Month each month for both categories: visual artist and performing artist. Voting for the January 2013 Grand Strand Artist of the Month started on Friday, December 14, 2012 and ends this Friday, December 21, 2012 at midnight.
You may cast one vote for each category, one time per day during the voting period here. If you would like to be considered as a featured visual or performing artist for the 2013 Grand Strand Artist of the Month series or if you would like to nominate an artist, please send an email to info@GrandStrandArts.com for more information.
Grand Strand Arts now has participating venues. View and purchase artwork created by the 2012 and 2013 Grand Strand Artists of the Month throughout the year at the following participating venues: Castano’s Italian Steakhouse at Barefoot Landing, Cowork MYR, Flying Fish Public Market & Grill at Barefoot Landing, Fresh Brewed Coffee House, and TBONZ Gill & Grill atBarefoot Landing. Hanging of the artists’ work has already begun at most of the venues and is scheduled for completion by the end of this month, December 2012.
Also new to the series, Grand Strand Arts will showcase both the visual and the performing 2013Grand Strand Artists of the Month at four seasonal showcases during the upcoming year: aWinter 2013 Showcase will feature the January, February, and March Grand Strand Artists of the Month, a Spring 2013 Showcase will feature the April, May, and June Grand Strand Artists of the Month, a Summer 2013 Showcase will feature the July, August, and September Grand Strand Artists of the Month, and a Fall 2013 Showcase will feature the October, November, and December Grand Strand Artists of the Month. More details will follow regarding each seasonal showcase, and all of these showcases lead up to the annual finale: the 2013 Grand Strand Artist of the Year event, which will take place in January 2014.