Call for Artists: Mundelein Arts Festival

September 7 & 8    Mundelein Logo  
Mundelein, Illinois 
Kracklaure Park
100 N. Seymour Ave
45 Artists
Deadline: June 15

The show is a juried 2 day Fine Arts Festival.  In addition to our professional artists, we have a high school tent for students to exhibit their work.  We award both high schools scholarship money to help young artists as they pursue art careers. 

Our mission is to support the arts, provide scholarship money to deserving art students at Mundelein and Carmel Catholic High Schools, and bring more attention to Mundelein as an excellent place to live and visit.

What to expect: Great turnout, Free breakfast, purchase awards (around $1,000),     Buyers1 judge's awards (4 awards totaling $475), village purchase ($500), emerging artist award ($500). Our volunteers are great, we do everything possible to make it a nice  experience for our artists.  Most artists come back.  We have received  excellent feedback from our end of show survey.

Our Media: We advertise in the Chicago Tribune, The Daily Herald, The Lake County Magazine, signage in surrounding 4 towns, in town banners and signs, Facebook and Linkedin.

Artist amenities:
  • drive in set-up, help setting up booth
  • free breakfast and water 
  • booth sitting
  • easy parking
  • Mundelein police security Saturday night

1370.jpg?width=306 The demographics: The local economy average income is around $91,000, very diverse community, lots of community spirit and support.


Sponsor partners:  McDonalds is our major sponsor with a lot of support from individual businesses in Mundelein.   


For more information: or email Mundelein Community Connection at or call (847)970-9235


Download application:  

or contact Christa Lawrence at:


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