Artist Call -- DuPage Invitational Sculpture & 3-D Art Show

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Artists with ties to DuPage County, Illinois are invited to participate in the third annual DuPage Invitational Sculpture & 3-D Art Show.

This event will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 7th, 2011 in the breathtaking setting of historic Lilacia Park during Lombard‘s Annual Lilac Time Celebration. Lilacia Park is located at 227 W. Parkside Ave. in Lombard, Illinois near Main Street and directly across from the Metra Station. Promotion for the event will be included in the Lilac Time Celebration brochures.

The show is open to artists who were born, reside, work, or go to school in DuPage County, Illinois and who practice in the arts of indoor/outdoor sculpture and multidimensional works. Show organizers invite not only established area artists, but also outstanding emerging student artists from county area high schools and colleges, as well. Special participation fees are in place for student artists under age 25.
Entries for indoor and outdoor works will be accepted. Each original design must be a minimum of 2 feet in any direction; only 18” in any direction for high school students.

Works will be juried and judged with prize money awarded to the top established artists, and scholarships awarded to the most outstanding college and high school student artists. Last year, more than $4,000 in prizes and scholarships were awarded. Dignitaries from surrounding DuPage communities and businesses will be invited to attend the event and may consider the art for purchase.

Detailed information about the event can be found in the application and participation packet which may be downloaded at To receive a packet in the mail, call (331) 645-3992, e-mail, or write the Lombard Arts Coalition at P.O. Box 506, Lombard, IL 60148-0506. APPLICATION POSTMARK DEADLINE: March 1, 2011.