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FMU prepares for sixth-annual Art Show during inaugural Arts International festival


FLORENCE, S.C. – Applications from local artists are being sought for the sixth-annual Art Show to be held during the inaugural Arts International festival on Saturday, April 24, on the Francis Marion University campus. 

It will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. This one-day exhibition and sales event is designed to promote the quality of diverse artisans residing in the region. In addition to booths displaying items for sale, several sites will have artisans demonstrating their skills. The art show will be juried, with cash awards of $600, $300 and $150 awarded to first, second and third places, respectively.

Area artists are invited to participate. There is an application/jury fee of $75 ($65 for Florence County residents). Applications must be received by Jan. 30. 

The new festival, Arts International, features the best from Art’s Alive and the Pee Dee International Festival. 

For more information about the art show or an application, go to or contact Assistant Dean of Students Cheri Richardson, at 843-661-1229, or

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Last Published: January 7, 2010 12:03 PM
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