The Cleveland County Arts Council welcomes submissions from artists.
If you would like your work to be considered for exhibition please click here.
If you have been invited to enter your work in ETC Gift Shop please read
the policies & procedures and fill out and return the consignment agreement.

Opening Reception & Art Walk
April 26, 5:30-7:30pm

Guidelines & Labels


May 25, 2018, 10am - 5pm
Delivery of your entries to Arts Council

Thursday, May 31, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Opening Reception & Awards Presentation

Thursday, May 31 - Monday, July 2
Exhibit is open to the public

Click for Prospectus

Event: June 2, 9am-12:30pm

The Cleveland County Arts Council presents Chalk Fest, a fun, family friendly, sidewalk chalk drawing event in partnership with Uptown Shelby Association. Sign up Today for An Individual Square to decorate with Chalk! Organizations, adults and children are Welcome.
Chalk Fest

Work to be delivered: 8/23 & 8/24/2018 from 10am-5pm

Opening/Reception: 8/30/2018 5:30pm-7:30pm

Show Closes: 10/6/2018

Artwork Pick up: 10/8 & 10/9/2018 from 10am-5pm



Calling All Artists
Are you interested in teaching art classes at the Cleveland County Arts Council in Shelby, NC?

We are gearing up to offer art classes in 2015 to adults and children.  Do you have a skill or an art form you would like teach others?

The Cleveland County Arts Council offers you the opportunity to design your own class, hours, description and yes, even the price.
The  Arts Council will advertise your class on our website, newspaper, e-mail, Facebook, and newsletter, provide the classroom, register students  and handle the financial transactions for only $20.00 per student.

If you are interested and want us to consider your class, please complete the Instructor Interest Form and submit to Cleveland Arts Council, 111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.

Also, please include a short biography, description of your art and teaching experience and a list of references and telephone numbers.

Please contact Shearra Miller at the Cleveland County Arts Council with any questions. Our telephone number is 704-484-2787 or e-mail

111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC 28150   -   Phone: 704-484-2787   -   Email: