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WINIFRED KNOX MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Presents
7th Annual Art Show

Event is being held during Franklin Grove's Harvest Festival celebration
Friday, August 04 and Saturday, August 05

Cash award will be presented to the winning artists.

The call is for artists 16 years of age or older who live within a 30 miles radius of Franklin Grove. All 2 dimensional work (acrylics, paintings, pastels, oil paintings, pencil/charcoal drawings) must be original, recently done, properly framed and wired for hanging, and suitable for family viewing, no nudes please. The show will not accept crafts or sculptures. Photographs will be accepted into the art show.
You may deliver your artwork directly to the Winifred Knox Memorial Library on Wednesday, August 2th, from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm or on Thursday, August 3rd , from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

There will be a judging of the show Thursday afternoon (August 3rd) from 1:00-3:00 pm. Ribbons will be placed on the selected artwork Thursday afternoon for public viewing. Artwork will be on display for public viewing Friday from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm, and on Saturday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Artwork may be picked up on the following Monday and Tuesday during regular library hours (10:00 am - 7:00 pm).

Please bring your receipt along when picking up your artwork.

Each artist may enter up to 2 paintings or photographs. There will be a $10.00 entry fee for each painting/photograph. The artist's name and contact information must be attached to the back of each work. A duplicate contact form will be given to the volunteers for record keeping. We will not participate in the sale of art but will gladly pass on to you the names of anyone interested in purchasing your work.

 

If you would like to participate in the show, please call the library at 815.456.2823.

This is so we can plan for space and make sure we have plenty of easels. Feel free to call if you have any questions or concerns regarding the art show.

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ART SHOW ENTRY FORM IN A WORD (.DOC) DOCUMENT

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ART SHOW ENTRY FORM IN AN ADOBE READER (.PDF) DOCUMENT

 

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ORIGINAL FLYER IN A WORD (.DOC) DOCUMENT

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ORIGINAL FLYER IN AN ADOBE READER (.PDF) DOCUMENT

 

 

We Have a Winner!!
Congratulations to the Huddle Cafe in Ashton!

The Huddle went up against some of the big boy pizzerias, and won! Thank you goes out to the middle school students at AFC for being our judges. To those who could not make it this year...hope you can join us next year to see if the Huddle can maintain its title!

 


 

 


 

 

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Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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112 S. Elm St., PO Box 326
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
Phone: 815-456-2823
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