what we do | who we are

South Carolina Artists is a dynamic not-for-profit group whose mission is to promote visual arts in South Carolina through its many exhibits, programs, activities and festivals. We have served the Midlands area for over ten years. Organizing and managing creative spaces for emerging to established artists, unique hands-on instruction and exhibition opportunities in locally owned businesses. Providing members with a community to work together, encouragement, learn proper exhibiting techniques and promote awareness of art appreciation.

Increase knowledge, understanding and enjoyment art in the local businesses

Enrich individual experience of public spaces

Advance understanding of South Carolina Artists through their artwork

Stimulate economic benefits for the arts, locally owned business and tourism

Provide a better quality of life through art

Contribute to the civic pride of SC though recognition of arts in the community

Encourage citizen participation in the public art process through volunteerism

Organize group gatherings, exhibits, events & festivals throughout for artists members

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South Carolina Artists © 2010 - 2024

21st Century Artists Community

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Daja Graham
South Carollna Artists Intern  
Senior at Benedict CollegeThe Wonders of an HBCU, Author and illustrator

SCA provides managed art exhibits in local businesses and public spaces. SCA organizers volunteer their time forming connections with local businesses. From organizing exhibits, maintaining communication with members, promoting artistic opportunities, facilitating rotations, coordinating art openings and more.

                                                         Members volunteer their time to create a better arts community

Administrator - Caroline Davies 

Rotation Directors
Charles Hite - Land Bank Lofts
Pascale ​Sexton - Crepes’n’Croissants, The Hideout in WECO, Island Provisions, Sub Tropics
Gina Benacchio - 14 Carrot Whole Foods
D'Michelle DuPre - Watercrest
Wilma King - Earth Fare
Lisa Barber - Musician Supply

Midlands Director
- Alexandra White 

Charleston Director - Pascale Sexton

Provide Emerging, Amateur & Professional creatives with the opportunity to learn and grow their skills through public exhibitions, public relations, social media, sales of their art, with a once a year fee and no other hidden fees or sales percentages. Provide mentoring and mentoring opportunities that visually enrich and strengthen the arts community by promoting local professional art in local businesses.

Exhibits, events and more are coordinated for every member who signs up to participate. When you are a part of an artists community you are no longer alone.

As an artists-for-artists group, we are dedicated to providing public exhibits, professional support and ongoing inspiration for the community as a whole.  As artists we understand art must be exhibited to truly be appreciated.  Our mission is to visually enrich and strengthen the community by promoting the exhibition of local, professional art in work spaces and general public areas. 

We Do Not 

  • We do not accept payments in order to secure a specific artist or location
  • We do not judge art,
  • We do not reject any artist or form of art based on age, style, genre, economic status, gender, sexual orientation, race, experience or the like,
  • We do not exhibit horror/gore, nudes, overtly political or religious art,
  • We do not give into unfounded conspiracy theories or condone intolerance,
  • We do not take commission, percentage of sales or tips, ever