call for artists

40 North and the Blind Pig Brewery are thrilled to present a new exciting opportunity for local artists! One artist will have their artwork selected to be featured on approximately 6600 bottles of a new Blind Pig brew to be released at the new annual event PIG DAZE, kicking off June 2018!



  • Established and emerging artists are welcome to apply
  • Original artwork must fit appropriately within the format outlined below
  • Existing artwork is suitable and preferred 
  • Details of existing artwork are also permitted due to format restrictions 
  • No additional text or logos are required - please submit image only 
  • Artwork must not contain any nudity
  • All genres, styles, and media will be considered


A small jury will review all submissions and select the featured artist by the end of February 2018. The specialty brew will be developed, bottled, and released June 2018 (exact date TBD). Selelected artist will receive:

  • name on bottle 
  • case of specialty brew 
  • $50 gift card to Blind Pig Brewery
  • Bling Pig apparel
  • recognition at Pig Daze event
  • promotion in combination with Pig Daze Summer Festival where new brew will be officially released including tagging in preferred online presence and promoted posts with name/website/social media account/etsy store tagged
  • additional promotional items TBD
  • $100 cash stipend provided by 40 North

CLICK HERE to submit! 

Flatland is a new exhibition space located near downtown Champaign at 209 S Water Street. Flatland Studios encompasses a working artist studio, tattoo studio, and in the near future a cooperative printmaking studio as well as a gallery presenting the work of local artists. Stop by and check out the gallery space and the rest of the facilities anytime from 12:00pm-8:00pm Tues-Sat. While we will primarily focus on visual artists any and all are welcome and encouraged to submit ideas for consideration. Send proposals to

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