The North Charleston Arts Festival is still accepting your entries for next year’s event. If you’re 18 and a South Carolina resident, you can submit up to five works from any medium (preferably two-dimensional), with a maximum size of 36” by 36”. The winning entry will receive a $500 Purchase Award, and their design will be reproduced on festival merchandise and brochures. The winning artist also gets a chance to host their own exposition at the City Gallery. Festival staff are accepting entries at the North Charleston City Gallery on Jan. 22 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and the next day from 9 a.m.-noon. E-mail entries should be sent to If you get a call from the review panel on Jan. 26, that means you’re the big winner. —