8th annual Rosewood Art and Music Festival
Columbia, SC — Call for Artists open June 1 - August 1
Columbia’s micro urban festival, Rosewood Art & Music Festival is a non-profit, one-day, free admittance, outdoor festival where, on Saturday September 29th 2018, thousands of visitors will descend into the Rosewood Neighborhood to enjoy multiple stages with live music throughout the day provides a pleasant festival experience. Sit and listen, grab your dance shoes or simply enjoy the sounds as you take in the visual arts and celebrate southern arts and culture.
The 8th annual Rosewood Art and Music Festival has plenty to see & do. With new hours from 11am to 7pm there will be interactive artistic opportunities for people of all ages and skill-sets to create, observe, collect and celebrate.
Exhibiting artists, both homegrown and from around the country will be showing original works of art, with a price range to appeal to ever types of collector, from avid to newbie. The competitive fine arts pop-up gallery features unique two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art. Jury Show participants will be competing for a share of more than $2000 in prize money.
New to the festival this year is a poetry contest and a communal visual arts tent. This shared space is to give an opportunity to artists that may be new to the festival scene, have a smaller body of work or may prefer to live paint. Applications open June 1. Review Categories and Rules online at RosewoodFestival.com
Organizers create a comprehensive, multi-layered marketing/publicity campaign that draws more than 5,000 attendees from SC, NC, Tennessee and Georgia. Volunteers with the Columbia Opportunity Resource are on hand throughout the day. As a non-profit the festival also supports the Epworth Children’s Home with an on-site booth and the always entertaining free “paint the dumpster”. Admission is free and open to the public with plenty of free parking.