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2023 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Area Artist Showcase
Date  November 17, 2023-January 6, 2024 @ 11AM - 6PM

2023 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Area Artist Showcase

Friday, Nov. 17, 2023 – Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024

29th Annual Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Area Artist Showcase 

Eligibility: Artists Ages 18 and older, living within a 50-mile radius of Quincy are eligible to submit work to be considered for this juried competition. All works must have been completed within the last three years (nothing before 2020) and have not been previously exhibited with the Art Center. Collaborative artwork is not eligible. The Quincy Art Center Executive Director and Board President and their family members are ineligible to enter. Please read the full prospectus for all details and requirements

Entrance Requirements: Each artist may submit up to three works. $15 entry fee per artwork. Art Center Members receive a $5 discount per artwork. A signed entry form must be filled out and turned in with the artwork. Only works hand-delivered to the Art Center during designated times will be eligible. Works must fit through double doorway.

Drop-off dates:
Wednesday, Nov. 1,  11 AM – 6 PM
Thursday, Nov. 2, 11 AM – 6 PM
Friday, Nov. 3, 11 AM – 6 PM
Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 AM – 6 PM

About the Exhibit:
Enjoy our most popular annual exhibit featuring new artwork by local artists. This is a wonderful opportunity to support artists and the Art Center by purchasing original artworks to enjoy in your home or business.  This exhibit will be on display at Quincy Art Center, located at 1515 Jersey St in Quincy, IL. The Art Center’s exhibits are FREE and open to the public Wednesday – Saturday from 11 AM – 6 PM and by appointment by calling 217-223-5900.  Generous sponsorship for this exhibit has been provided by the Oakley and Lindsay families, and the Illinois Arts Council.

Opening Reception: Friday, November 17 from 7 PM – 9 PM. This event is FREE and open to the public. This will be the first chance for the community to see the pieces selected for this exhibit. Award winners will be announced at 7:30 PM.