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Tri-County Youth Art Competition & Exhibition Prospectus & Forms for 2017 are now available!
Drop-off is set for May 1 & 2, 2017.


Tri-County Youth Art Exhibition

YouthArtWhere & When

Charleston Area Convention Center
5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, SC 29418
Free admission and parking
Viewing times:
May 6, 2017, 11:00am-5:00pm
May 7, 2017, 11:00am-5:00pm
Winners announced during the Arts Fest Expo at the Youth Art Reception at 4:30pm on Sunday, May 7.

Public and private schools, as well as individual students in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties will display works in a variety of subjects and media. Ribbons/prizes will be awarded in grades 1-5 by the City of North Charleston’s 2016/17 Artist-in-Residence Caroline Self. Ribbons/prizes will be awarded in grades 6-12 by artist and former art educator Pedro Rodriguez.



Youth Photographic Poster Exhibition

Where & When

North Charleston Fire Museum and Educational Center Lobby
4975 Centre Pointe Drive, North Charleston, SC 29418
Free admission and parking (does not include Museum admission)
Viewing times: May 3-7, Wed.-Sat., 10:00am-5:00pm, Sun., 1:00-5:00pm

Seventh grade students from Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science will display photographic posters on a variety of subjects designed using Adobe Photoshop and created through the Yo Art! Project. Yo Art, Inc. is both an in-school and after-school mentoring program with an academic focus that works to build self-esteem, job skills, and a sense of community through computer art workshops, exhibitions, and public art projects.