Public art at Riverfront Park in North Charleston.

South Carolina Arts Commission Board

The governing body of the Commission is composed of nine volunteer citizens appointed at large for three-year terms by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate for the purpose of guiding the development of the arts in the state. Commissioners are residents of South Carolina who are selected for their practice of, participation in, or support of the creative and interpretive arts. The Commissioners attend grant panel meetings and meet regularly to take action on funding and formulating policy for the Arts Commission.


    Delores “Dee” Crawford
    P.O. Box 6217
    North Augusta, SC 29861-6217


    Henry Horowitz


    Henry Horowitz
    Immediate Past Chair
    Oxford Capital Partners, LLC
    104 West Broad Street
    Greenville, SC 29601

    Dr. Sarah Lynn Hayes


    Dr. Sarah Lynn Hayes
    836 Myrtle Drive
    Rock Hill, SC 29730



    Dacey Bell
    233 Hillsborough Road
    Columbia, SC 29212



  • 2023/2024 Schedule

    All Commission meetings are open to the public and news media and (unless otherwise noted) are held at the S.C. Arts Commission offices, located at 1026 Sumter St., Suite 200, Columbia, S.C. Access via Zoom (TM) is usually available by request.

    Members of the general public or media who wish to access these public proceedings are requested, but not required, to email their intentions to Kevin Flarisee ( in advance of the meeting (ideally by the day before). This is required for Zoom access to meetings.

    Additional past minutes