ArtFields News & Events


Art 101 At One Introduces The Father Of Modern Art With Francisco De Goya: Los Caprichos Lecture Series On September 30


ArtFields 2015 Dates Announced

The excitement from ArtFields 2014 is still palpable here in Lake City, and, already, ArtFields 2015 is right around the corner. Here at the ArtFields office, we’re all dancing a jig, we’re so excited. But how, you ask, is ArtFields 2015, which will run April 24 – May 2, 2015 (Save that date on your […]


2014 ArtFields Art Competition Winners

The winners of the 2014 ArtFields Art Competition were announced at The Finale Party on Saturday, May 3. In a surprise twist, a total of $125,000 in cash prizes were announced after two Juried Prizes were awarded instead of one. Congratulations to the following winners, and a big thank you to all artists who participated […]


More ArtFields Media Coverage

Lake City was packed this weekend for the second annual ArtFields, which ends on Sunday, May 4. Competition Artists filled the streets, and visitors of all ages dropped by the more than 50 competition venues and public art exhibits. A large crowd listened to the Black & Blue Experience on The Green, and Making It […]


Celebrate Budding Artists During ArtFields Jr. Competition

Art is everywhere in Lake City these days, and it has come from amazing places. That’s true for ArtFields Jr., certainly, which has enlisted the hearts and minds of young artists throughout the PeeDee region. ArtFields Jr. is a year-round program designed for K-12 students. It offers creative outlets for local kids who may have […]


Turn Trash Into Sacred Circle at the Community Mandala

What was 2013’s Community Mural is this year’s Community Mandala, a special piece of installation art that will be created by the community under the direction of Kirkland Smith. You’ll remember Kirkland from last year, when she won the 2013 People’s Choice Award for her magical Steve Jobs  portrait. The resemblance was great. And as […]


ArtFields Competition Artists In the News

The press is buzzing about ArtFields, and Competition Artists have been featured in several news stories recently. Conway, SC artists were interviewed by the Horry Independent about what they would do with the prize money and the excitement of participating in the Competition. Mount Pleasant, SC’s Moultrie News featured a round-up of area artists and […]


Free Concerts on The Green Both Saturdays of ArtFields

ArtFields is more than a place for visual artists. It’s a celebration of all things creative – and The Green will come alive both Saturday nights during the festival. The first Saturday evening (April 26 from 7 to 11 p.m.) kicks things into gear with the high-energy, tightly arranged Black & Blue Experience, a versatile touring […]


SC Certified Market Showcases Produce, Art and More

The Pee Dee is a richly fertile place, yet many people are unaware that it supports a viable citrus farm, serving customers nationwide. Stan McKenzie’s Japanese Yuzu trees and other crops have been stirring up attention from media near and far. And he’ll be among the 30 vendors participating in this year’s Farmers’ and Artisans’ […]


Making it Grow Popping up at ArtFields

Any gardener or grower in South Carolina knows Amanda McNulty. The spirited, entertaining host of the Emmy-winning Making it Grow is a font of knowledge about cultivating the landscapes that define the Palmetto State. ArtFields is thrilled to be the hosting venue for the popular program produced in partnership by SCETV and Clemson University. The taping […]