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Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair Call for Artist

Wed22FebAll DayPeoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair Call for Artist(All Day: Wednesday) Event Organized ByPeoria Art GuildEvent Type Calls for Entry


All Day (Wednesday)

Event Details

Mediums: Original works include — ceramics, digital art, drawings/pastels, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, 2d mixed media, 3d mixed media, metal, painting; oils & acrylics, painting: watercolor, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wearable fiber and wood.

Sales Potential of Peoria: Peoria, Illinois, is home to world-class medical facilities, Caterpillar (Fortune 50 Company), numerous IT companies, 4 major Universities within 50 miles, boutique shopping, quaint restaurants and bars, sporting and entertainment venues, urban living (the newly renovated Warehouse District which is located near the Riverfront), and a very active arts community. It’s big city amenities with Midwestern charm! The Peoria area is located in the ‘Heart of Illinois’ and is between Chicago and St. Louis.

Fair Dates – September 23-24, 2023
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

Artist Awards:
Best of Show: $3,000
3 Awards of Excellence: $1,000 each
All award winners are invited to return to the 2024 Fine Art Fair.

Easy set-up and teardown/level and accessible
Convenient reserved free parking for artists
Affordable hotel accommodations near fair location
200 volunteers to help as needed. Engaged, caring staff. Booth sitting.
Artist-only break room and information center
Overnight security – both Friday and Saturday
Friday Night Artist Pizza Party at 4pm
Breakfast & lunch provided on Saturday & Sunday
Saturday Night Artist Awards Party at The Peoria Riverfront Museum
ATM on site

$20,000 marketing campaign including social media, e-mails, TV, radio, newspaper, magazines, digital, billboards, posters and t-shirts
“I BUY ART” Initiative to encourage the purchase of original art
Collaboration with local art organizations, Peoria Art Guild members, the City of Peoria, the Peoria Park District, the Chamber of Commerce and other community leaders and organizations.
Artist profile on facebook featuring artist images and website link.


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