Saturday 10-6 pm and Sunday 10 - 4 pm
Free to the public, this popular end-of-the-summer juried art event attracts high-caliber artists from across the country due to its strong reputation as being well-organized and being very artist friendly! Artists LOVE our easy drive-up access to set up/take down and our artist amenities such as delivered breakfasts are always appreciated.
Apply on Zapp by March 30, 2018 https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=6202
Host Community: The quaint Village of La Grange, IL is located about 20 minutes west of Chicago and was rated by Chicago Magazine as one of the top places to live. This family-friendly upscale community is proud of its beautiful homes, award-winning restaurants, fashionable boutiques, a thriving business community and its strong support of the arts.
Event Location: The West End Arts Festival is held on the street in the shadow of the landmark Stone Avenue Metra train station in the charming and historic west end area of La Grange surrounded by old trees, and small local businesses - all which provide a picture-perfect setting to showcase art. This event offers plenty of free parking for patrons and artists.
The following mediums are accepted: ceramics, drawing, fiber non-functional, fiber functional, paper non-functional, furniture, glass, jewelry, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, wood, metal, mixed media, collage, photography, and printmaking. If yourH work in a medium not listed above, please contact us for consideration to apply to the event.
$25.00 application fee, $300 booth fee
In addition to hosting fine artists in all media, the West End Arts Festival also highlights music performance, including a jazz band on Saturday evening, wine tasting tent, an Art of Food Culinary Tent featuring demonstrations by local chefs, children’s art activities, food vendors, and a community art project.
Professionally judged with 4 ribbon awards totaling $1,000 cash.
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QUOTES from 2017 Artists:
"The people attending this show are always great buyers. This is usually my highest selling show. I look forward to it every year."
"It's the perfect mix of location, date, diverse clientele, local support, amenities and overall appreciation for the arts."
"They treat their artists like royalty."
"This was a well run event. I had my best weekend of the summer and look forward to returning next year."
"I've returned to the West End Arts Festival because they keep the show fresh with new attractions that compliment our art."