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Monday, August 25, 2008


11th Annual Fields Project Residency Program (Posted: 7/22/08) -- Oregon, IL - 9 Day Residency Program, 11th Annual Fields Project in the heart of the Midwest, June 20-28, 2009. Plein Air painters, Photographers, Field Sculptors, Two/Three-dimensional artists. Recipients will create artwork inspired by our scenic Rock River Valley Landscapes while experiencing rural life residing with a working farm family, bringing art and agriculture together. Prospectus online at Deadline: March 15, 2009. Email:

"8-Inch Miniature Competition 2009" (Posted: 8/21/08) -- Fontbonne University Fine Art Gallery announces a call to artists for the "8-Inch Miniature Competition 2009", held February 6 - 28, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. Cash awards. Must be 18 years or older. Open to all 2D and 3D work, except photography and digital media. Work not to exceed 8 inches in any direction. Juried by slide or cd. $15 for first entry, $10 for additional entry. Deadline: November 14, 2008. For more information, visit or send a SASE to: Fontbonne University Fine Art Gallery, 6800 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105. Questions? Please contact Lenda Baxter-Simonic at or call (314) 889-1431.

Palatine, Illinois
Deadline: September 30, 2008
Posted: 6/20/08

Exhibit Dates: November 18 - December 30, 2008
Title: Life's Unique Journey
Sponsor: Northwest Cultural Council
Venue: Northwest Cultural Council, 500 N. Hicks Rd., #120, Palatine, IL 60067
Awards: 4 Cash awards and 4 Honorable Mention Ribbons
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: Open to artists 18 years of age and older. All works must be original and completed in the past 5 years. All media except performance, film, and video are eligible. No work may exceed 48" in any direction, or 70 lbs. in weight
Fees: $25/up to 3 slides
Commission:25% commission on sales
Send SASE to:Northwest Cultural Council, 500 N. Hicks Rd., #120, Palatine, IL 60067-3604
E-mail:Kathy Umlauf

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