CHESTERTON | The Illiana Artists are hosting the 15th Regional Juried Art Exhibition at the Chesterton Art Center. Artists are asked to drop off their 2-D or 3-D fine art between 1 and 4 p.m. August 1-5, to the Chesterton Art Center. Each participating artist may bring one or two entries, along with a completed entry form, entry labels and notification form. Illiana Artist members pay $25 to participate; nonmembers pay $30.
The Chesterton Art Center has copies of the prospectus available and it may be downloaded online from the Illiana Artists Facebook page. The prospectus provides more details about fine art media and size restrictions. Artists 18 years and older residing in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan are encouraged to apply.
Juror Didier Nolet will evaluate the artwork and the artists will be notified by email or postal mail on Aug. 9. Work that was not selected will need to be picked up between Aug. 11 and 13 from the Chesterton Art Center.
The exhibit will open Aug. 13, with an Opening Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. Awards will be handed out for first, second and third place, plus additional prizes. The first-place winner will receive a $500 check.
The exhibit will be open until Sept. 27. All artwork must be picked up the weekend of Sept. 28-29 between 1 and 4 p.m.
The Illiana Artists organization is based in Munster. The focus of the group is "Artists Helping Artists." They are dedicated to expanding personal and community horizons through artist growth, exhibition and demonstration. For more information on Illiana Artists, visit the website at www.illianaartists.org or visit their Facebook page.
The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St. The hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 4 p.m. weekends. Call (219) 926-4711.