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.

Virtual Exhibit dates: April 30 - May 20

Guidelines & Labels

If you would like the pdf of a school emailed to you please email or call

Please stay tuned for updates

Uptown Art Walk

ARTISTS & Uptown Businesses!
Please call 704-484-2787
if you would like to participate in this, or a future,
Uptown Art Walk

Exhibit Dates: June 4th - July 2nd
Limit 10 people at a time


Event: June 27, 9am-Noon

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

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

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: