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CRYSTAL LAKE PARK ART FAIRSHADY LOCATION!!! Selected artists will be setting up along the park road next to the large pavilion and the Lake House at Crystal Lake Park (206 W. Park St.) Please complete this application by 11:59pm on May 6th to be considered for the 6th Annual Crystal Lake Park Art Fair in Urbana, IL on August 3 & 4, 2024 from 10am-4pm.


CHINESE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS YOUTH FINE PAINTING AND CALLIGRAPHY CONTEST – Youth under the age of 24 are invited to submit works for display at the Youth Art Education Innovation and Development Conference in May 2024 in China Boao. View for contest rules and details. Email Helen at with questions. Submissions are due April 20, 2024. 

EXHIBIT AT SPRINGER CULTURAL CENTER – The Springer Cultural Center offers local and regional artists a professional venue to display their work. Springer hosts six professional art exhibits each year. These are shows are determined by review of applications. Proposals are accepted for solo or collaborative groups exhibitions on an ongoing basis. Submissions are due May 7 for the June 22-August 3 exhibit. Email Paula at with questions.