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Calling all artists: Check out these calls for submissions

Courtesy of Kelly White, executive director of 40 North, I’m happy to share the following calls for art submissions. 

In order of deadline, they are: 

Art for Health & Unity: The 2021 Art for Health & Unity Competition was created to reward artists for contributions towards preventing COVID-19 and inspiring our community to be a better place for all.  “Protect and Respect,” is the theme. There will be two age categories and three winners in each category. Submission deadline is May 22nd.

Boneyeard Arts Festival 2021: Complete and submit the form by midnight on May 31st to be included in the 2021 Boneyard Quick Guide and dedicated website. Also, check out the Boneyard Arts Festival Facebook group to help make connections.

Urbana Park District:  Bridging the Art Divide is a UPD project funded by a grant from the Urbana Arts & Culture Program designed to turn the Sanitary District Bridge over Crystal Lake into a temporary art gallery. Artists can submit their work for consideration in twelve categories. Submission deadline is 6 p.m. on June 1st.

The 3rd Annual Crystal Lake Park Art Fair:  Complete your application by midnight on June 1st to be considered for the 3rd Annual Crystal Lake Park Art Fair, which will be held ion August 7, 2021.

Top image from 40 North’s Facebook page.

Arts Editor

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