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51st Annual Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair
Peoria Riverfront Festival Park
Peoria Riverfront Gateway Building
Deadline: March 14
$10,000 Total Awards
Best of show: $2,500
10 Awards of Excellence of $750 each
10 Honorable Mentions: Automatic Invite for 2014
Location: Peoria is halfway between Chicago and St. Louis
Friday: Patron Preview Party
Rated #68 in the Top 200 Art Fairs by Sunshine Artist Magazine
Ranked nationwide in the top 200 Fairs from Art Fair Sourcebook
“This is the best run, most friendly, well organized show that I have done. The lunches, amenities, and coordination make this event extremely artist-friendly. Plus, the Peoria, IL scenery is beautiful. I will definitely apply for next year’s fair!” – 2012 Fine Art Fair Artist.
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"I love this show. It's a whole community thing, not just an elite group of artists. It's super fun to be around, and we feel appreciated by both the producers and the community at large. One of the best things about the show is the location." – Sally Bright, Returning Fine Art Fair Artist (2010, 2011, 2012)
The Fine Art Fair is known for...
Ask the artists who have exhibited in Peoria. No one does it better! We excel in artist amenities from complimentary lunch and breakfast to an Artist Awards and Appreciation dinner. We work hard to make your experience, in the heart of the Midwest, one you won't forget. With 35% of our exhibiting artists new each year, we never tire of hearing: "Wow, I never thought I'd do this well or have this much fun in Peoria, IL!"
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