2023 - 2024 Student Art Contest

Create a piece of artwork depicting the breathtaking ecology of South Carolina that showcases the flora and/or fauna that is native to the Palmetto State!

Calling all artists!

Contest is open to all Horry and Georgetown County High School Students and submissions will be accepted until January 8, 2024 at 11:59PM.

Theme: To celebrate the diverse ecology of South Carolina, create artwork depicting flora and/or fauna native to the Palmetto State.

Please refer to the submission guidelines below for the full requirements.

Cash Prizes

Winning participants will be awarded cash prizes and their original art work will be displayed in the terminal building for one year.
  1. First Prize: $300
  2. Second Prize: $200
  3. Third Prize: $100

All artwork will be displayed online for public voting, starting January 12th, and concluding on January 19th.

Winners will be contacted/announced on January 23rd and invited to the airport for an awards event (date TBD).



Physical and digital artwork will both be accepted; however, all submissions must meet the following size requirements:

Canvas: 24” x 24” or 18” x 24” are acceptable. Depth must not exceed 3”.

Digital artwork: 18” x 24”; 300 DPI

Note: Artwork submissions must be relevant to the theme of the art contest. Submissions received that do not follow the theme will not be considered.

To enter the contest, students can email a high-resolution scanned copy or a high-resolution photo of their artwork to [email protected] by the deadline listed above. Please be sure to include the following information in your email:

  1. Title of your artwork
  2. Your Full Name, Phone Number and High School
  3. Your Art Teacher’s Name and Phone Number/Email Address

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