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June 21-23, 2013 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL


the fine fiber & folk art exhibit is inspiration... and presents the work of many hands. our art exhibit is an integral part of the Fair and work is seen by the thousands who attend. Work is exhibited at the Fair June 21-23, and then in the galleries of the Old Courthouse Art Gallery in Woodstock, IL for the entire month of July. We will hold a special artists' reception at the Old Courthouse Art Gallery in July.


~ entrants must be 18 years or older

~ work must be available for both exhibition dates (see below)

~ accepted work must be ready to hang or display. If your piece has special hanging requirements (including the requirement for a form or mannequin), please include this information in your application or contact us so we can discuss this with you (and it may include asking for your assistance in hanging). If you do not discuss this with us, we can not guarantee that accepted work can be set up and displayed.

accepted media:

fiber, wearable fiber, wearable art, ceramics, sculpture, wood, jewelry, leather

other information:

~ no jury fee!
~ artists may enter up to 5 works
~ work may or may not be for sale at the artist's discretion

exhibition dates:

  1. June 21-23 at the Fair AND
  2. July at the Old Courthouse Art Gallery in Woodstock, IL

to enter:

Send an e-mail with name, address, phone number(s), and include the name of each work entered, whether or not each work is for sale and the price, attach jury images in web resolution for each work entered to the e-mail and send it to


entries must be received by TBD

entry fee

images will be juried and work selected for exhibits. If accepted, there will be an entry fee per piece exhibited. The entry fee will help offset the costs of the exhibits. Entry fee per piece is $15, OR $10 per piece if you are a member of NAAC, a member of the Fair, or a Market Vendor at the 2013 Fair.


work entered may or may not be for sale. It is the artists' choice. Works sold will be assessed a sales commission fee of 30%. Please take this into account when pricing your work. Sales tax will be handled by the Fair or the gallery.


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"Thank you for your vision and hard work to create such a wonderful and inspiring venue of the Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair."    e-mail from teacher Jane Grogan

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