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No Place to Show


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Contact Email: director@springfieldart.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Illinois
Entry Deadline: 6/1/22
Days remaining to deadline: 9
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $15.00

In response to the Illinois State Fair eliminating the professional artist exhibition and competition, the Springfield Art Association has created an exhibition alternative: No Place to Show. Professional artists, ages 21 and above, who are residents of Illinois are invited to submit up to three works of art in any media. All work must be original and completed in the last three years. The show will run from July 15 through August 6, 2022 in the M. G. Nelson Gallery at the Springfield Art Association located less than two miles from the Illinois State Fair grounds. A reception and awards presentation will be held on Friday, July 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the SAA. 
A total of $1,200 in prizes will be awarded. Best of Show, First, Second, Third Place and two Honorable Mentions will be chosen by the judge. Bob Sill, Director of Collections and Research at the Illinois State Museum will be the judge. Bob brings years of experience working will Illinois' artists for exhibitions and collections at the State Museum. 
SAA reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works for promotional and  educational purposes. 
Opening Reception
A reception and awards presentation will be held on Friday, July 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the SAA. 
A total of $1,200 in prizes will be awarded. Best of Show, First, Second, Third Place and two Honorable Mentions will be chosen by the judge.
Calendar
June 1     Electronic entry deadline
June 12   Notification of acceptance e-mailed/sent
July 9      Deadline for receipt of work
July 15    Exhibition Opens
July 15    Exhibition Reception 5:30– 7:30, Awards 6:30
August 6     Exhibition Closes
August 10   Work will be shipped out

Artists must be 21 years or older and a resident of Illinois. There is a non-refundable application fee of $15. For the fee, each artist may submit up to three works. One image per work. Applications will only be accepted through this website. Work must be original and completed in the last three years. 

Artists must be 21 years or older and reside in the State of Illinois.

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