Call for Artists
WHO SHOULD APPLY? If you’re looking for an art fair that is loved by artists and patrons, with great amenities, awesome volunteers, reasonable fees, and an on-site, available promoter, then consider applying to Art Spectacular at the Carillon! We cater to artists! Art Spectacular is professionally juried for quality and balance in Fine Art and Fine Craft. Art Spectacular at the Carillon is held outside on the lawn of the Washington Park Botanical Gardens in Springfield, IL, which provides a beautiful, aesthetically pleasing venue. Washington Park is next to an established neighborhood of art-buying, appreciative and knowledgeable patrons who love Art Spectacular.
ADVERTISING? Yes, and lots of it! Art Spectacular is extensively advertised in newspapers, TV, radio, billboards, patron invitations, newsletters, websites, signs, posters, flyers, e-mail, social media, and sponsors.
ATTENDANCE? Five to six thousand patrons from Central Illinois love this art fair for its size, quality of the artwork, the balance of media, and the beauty.
Demographics? Springfield is home to four universities, a community college, a school of medicine, a large medical community, the IL State Capitol, and the President Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Art Spectacular is a fundraiser for the world-class 67-bell carillon in Washington Park, one of the largest and finest carillon instruments in the world.