Sky Gallery Application

Sky Gallery is an outlet for local artists to display their work on possibly the largest canvas in town – billboards! 
Submissions will be accepted for review through Monday, September 3, 2018.


  • Established and emerging artists are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants must be based in Champaign County.
  • Original artwork must fit appropriately within the panoramic format of the billboard in order to ensure an effective presentation (see details below)
  • Artwork must be of an appropriate nature for public family-friendly viewing.
  • All genres, styles, and media will be considered.
  • Previousy commissioned or commercial work is not eligible

Submissions will be accepted for review through Monday, September 3, 2018. Six winners will be chosen by a jury made up of representatives of the Champaign County community and will have their piece showcased on a custom 10ft x 30ft billboard.


  • jpeg format
  • each artist may submit up to 3 pieces
  • images must be 4600 x 1300 pixels, 300 dpi
  • each file should be named as follows “lastname_firstname_01.jpg” - i.e. “smith_jane_01.jpg

Send digital images to or provide 40 North with CD, DVD, USB flash drive (clearly labeled with artist’s name) and send to 17 East Taylor St, Champaign IL 61820

If you are unable to provide a digital submission or have difficulty with the formatting listed above, please contact Kelly White at 217.351.9841 or to make alternative arrangements.

Non-refundable entry fee: $10/image, up to 3 images (payment must be received by September 3, 2018 in order to be reviewed by the jury)
 - checks payable to 40 North or click the link below to pay with credit card: 

Image Quantity

All submission fees go directly toward the processing and printing involved in helping sustain the Sky Gallery program for the entire community to enjoy.

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