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2024

ART ON THE SQUARE

Friday, May 17, 2024                   4:00PM  -  9:00PM
Saturday, May 18, 2024              10:00AM  -  7:00PM
Sunday, May 20, 2024                11:00AM  -  5:00PM

Belleville Public Square, Intersection of Highway 159 & Main Street, Belleville, IL 62220

ArtontheSquare.com
 

COLUMBUS ART FESTIVAL

Friday, June 7, 2024                     11:00am to 9:00pm 
Saturday, June 8, 2024                 
10:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday, June 9, 2024 
                 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Downtown Riverfront in the Scioto Mile

columbusartfestival.org

PAST EVENTS

  • 2022
    ARLINGTON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS April 23-24th, 2022: Arlington, VA Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm 3003 Washington Blvd artfestival.com/festivals/arlington-festival-arts/artist ​ ALEXANDRIA OLD TOWN SPRING TIME ART FESTIVAL May 14-15th, 2022: Alexandria, VA Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm 300 John Carlyle St. artfestival.com/festivals/alexandria-king-street-art-festival/artist ST CHARLES FINE ART SHOW May 28-29th, 2022: St Charles, IL Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm Along the Banks of the Fox River stcharlesfineartshow.com INVITATIONAL AWARD COLUMBUS ART FESTIVAL June 10th, 11th and 12th, 2022: Columbus, OH 11am-9pm, Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-5pm At the Riverfront columbusartsfestival.org ART ON THE SQUARE - MADISON July 9-10th, 2022: Madison, WI 9-6pm Sat, 10-5pm Sun Capital Square in Downtown Madison mmoca.org/activities/art-fair-on-the-square INVITATIONAL AWARD GLEN PARK ARTS FESTIVAL July 30 - 31st, 2022: Williamsville, NY Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm Glen Ave Running through Glen Park glenparkartfest.com ​ LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL August 13-14th, 2022: Lewiston, NY Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm Center St. artcouncil.org/art-festival LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS September 10-11th, 2022: Chicago, IL Sat & Sun 11am-7pm 3200-3500 N. Broadway lakevieweastfestivalofthearts.com AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS (Cancelled Due to Hurricane IAN) September 30th - October 2nd, 2022: Williamsburg, VA Fri 5pm - 7pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm Merchants Square, Colonial Williamsburg www.aofta.org
  • 2021
    4 BRIDGES FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS AWARD: Poster and Logo Winner April 16-18, 2021: Chattanooga, TN First Horizon Pavilion avarts.org LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL AWARD: First Place Painting August 14-15, 2021: Lewiston, NY Center Street, Lewiston, New York ArtCouncil.org LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS AWARD: Lakeview East Poster and Event Logo September 11-12, 2021: Chicago, IL Belmont to Hawthorne, N Broadway Chicago, IL 60640 Chicago, IL 60640 lakeviewestfestivalofthearts.com MADISON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART Art Fair on the Square September 25-26th, 2021: Madison, WI 227 State Street Madison, Wisconsin mmoca.org
  • 2017
    ST STEPHENS ART SHOW Coconut Grove, FL, 33133 artshowss.org AWARD: Third Place: Mixed Media LEMOYNE CHAIN OF PARKS ART FESTIVAL 125 North Gadsden St, Tallahassee, FL chainofparks.com CHASTAIN PARK ARTS FESTIVAL 4469 Stella Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA chastainparkartsfestival.com SPRINGFIELD OLD CAPITAL ART FAIR Old State Capitol grounds in downtown Springfield, IL socaf.org FAIRPORT CANAL DAYS 6 S Main St, Fairport, NY FairportCanalDays.com ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY AllentownArtFestival.com AWARD: Third Place: Painting Realistic FOUNTAIN SQUARE ART FESTIVAL Church & Sherman, Downtown Evanston, IL chicagoevents.com WICKFORD ART FESTIVAL Main & Brown St. Wickford, RI wickfordart.org WESTPORT FINE ARTS FESTIVAL Main St. Westport, CT westportdma.com LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org CLOTHESLINE ART SHOW 500 University Ave. Rochester, NY mag.rochester.edu/events/clothesline-festival/ ROYCROFT CAMPUS ART SHOW 31 S. Grove St, E Aurora, NY roycroftcampuscorp.com LETCHWORTH ARTS & CRAFT SHOW Letchworth State Park, Perry, NY artswyco.org AWARD: First Place: Theme
  • 2014
    ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY www.allentownartfestival.com AWARD: First Place: Painting - Realism AWARD: Honorable Mention: Watercolor LOCKPORT OUTDOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Main Street Section of Lockport, NY AWARD: First Place: Painting ART ONTHE RIVERWALK Niawanda Park, Tonawanda. NY AWARD: Best of Show CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL 133 S Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY CornHillArtsFestival.com NIAGARA FRONTIER ART EXHIBIT Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport, NY kenancenter.org AWARD: Sheila Whalen Memorial Realism in Drawing LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org PARK AVE SUMMER ART FESTIVAL Park Ave, Rochester, NY Park-Avenue.org QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY opfestivalofthearts.org AWARD: First Place: Painting BUFFALO SOCIETY OF ARTISTS 118TH CATALOGUE EXHIBITION curated by Michael Beam Hi-Temp Fabrication, 79 Perry St. Buffalo, NY Hi-Tempfab.com BuffaloSocietyOfArtists.com EMERGING ARTISTS SHOW River Art Gallery and Gifts, 83 Webster St, N Tonawanda, NY RiverArtGalleryAndGifts.com
  • 2012
    20th ANNUAL WNY ARTISTS REGIONAL EXHIBITION Art Dialouge Gallery, One Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY www.wnyag.com 2012 WNY Young Artist’s Exhibition Impact Artists’ Gallery, Tri-Main Building, Suite 545 2495 Main St, Buffalo, NY AWARD: First Place AWARD: Honorable Mention VISUAL & CREATIVE ARTS 2012 GRAD SHOW Sheridan College, 1410 Trafalgar Road, Oakville Canada AWARD: Award of Excellence in Recognition of the Highest Achievement for Figurative 2D Work FAIRPORT CANAL DAYS 6 N Main St, Fairport, NY FairportCanalDays.com LOCKPORT OUTDOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Main St, Lockport, NY CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL 133 S Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY CornHillArtsFestival.com CANAL FESTIVAL OF THE TONAWANDAS Main St, Tonawanda, NY CanalFest.org AWARD: First Place: Drawing NIAGARA FRONTIER ART EXHIBIT Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport, NY kenancenter.org AWARD: Sheila Whalen Memorial Realism in Drawing LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY OPJaycees.com AWARD: Best of Show
  • 2016
    THE NEIGHBORHOOD, 2016 SHERIDAN ILLUSTRATION GRAD SHOW 99 Sudbury, Toronto, ON Canada Reception: 7:00pm April 14th instagram.com/sheridanillustration twitter.com/sheridanillo illustrationism.tumblr.com FAIRPORT CANAL DAYS 6 S Main St, Fairport, NY FairportCanalDays.com ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY AllentownArtFestival.com NIAGARA FRONTIER ART EXHIBIT Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport, NY kenancenter.org PARK AVENUE SUMMER ART FEST Park Ave. Rochester, NY RochesterEvents.com/park-ave-festival AWARD: First Place: Painting LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL College Alley off Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org ELMWOOD AVE. FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY (between West Barry & St James Place) eafa.techriver.net CLOTHESLINE ART SHOW 500 University Ave. Rochester, NY mag.rochester.edu/events/clothesline-festival/ QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY OPJaycees.com AWARD: Best of Show LETCHWORTH ARTS & CRAFT SHOW Letchworth State Park, Perry, NY artswyco.org FIRST FRIDAYS ART SHOW MJ Peterson 431 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY Reception: Friday December 2, 6PM – 9PM allentown.org/first-fridays
  • 2010
    SOLO ART SHOW Clarence Center Coffee Company, Goodrich Rd, Clarence Center, NY YOUNG WOMAN’S EXHIBITION Impact Artist’s Gallery, Tri-Main Building, Suite 545, 2495 Main St, Buffalo, NY AWARD: First Place AWARD: Second Place CHS ADVANCED PLACEMENT ART SHOW Clarence High School, 9625 Main St, Clarence, NY AWARD: Clarence Arts Society Scholarship YOUNG CURATORS SHOW Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL AWARDS CEREMONY Allentown Village Society, Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY AWARD: Allentown Village Society Art Scholarship ART ON THE RIVERWALK Niawanda Park, Tonawanda, NY AWARD: Honorable Mention NIAGARA FRONTIER ART EXHIBIT Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport, NY KenanCenter.org AWARD: Sheila Whalen Memorial Realism in Drawing CREATIVE ARTS SHOW Erie County Fair Grounds, Creative Arts Building, Hamburg NY ECFair.com QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY OPJaycees.com
  • 2023
    ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL April 14-16th, 2023: Atlanta, GA Fri Noon-9pm Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm Piedmont Park, Atlanta GA dogwood.org ARTISPHERE May 12 - 14th, 2023: Greenville, SC Fri Noon-8pm Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-6pm Main Street, Downtown Greenville, South Carolina (South) artisphere.org ST CHARLES FINE ART SHOW May 27-28th, 2023: St Charles, IL Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm Along the Banks of the Fox River stcharlesfineartshow.com ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL June 10-11th, 2023: Buffalo, NY Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm Downtown Buffalo - Delaware Ave allentownartfestival.com CROSBY FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS June 23 -25th, 2023: Toledo, OH Fri 6 - 9pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm Toledo Botanical Garden https://crosbyfest.com/ ART ON THE SQUARE - MADISON July 8 -9th, 2023: Madison, WI 9-6pm Sat, 10-5pm Sun Capital Square in Downtown Madison mmoca.org/activities/art-fair-on-the-square ​ GLEN PARK ART FESTIVAL July 29-30th, 2023: Williamsville, NY Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm Along Glen Park Ave in Williamsville, NY https://www.facebook.com/GlenParkArtsFestival/ LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL August 12-13th, 2023: Lewiston, NY Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm Village of Lewiston, NY https://artcouncil.org/art-festival/ LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS September 9 - 10th, 2023: Chicago, IL 11 - 7pm pm Sat and Sun Broadway at Hawthorne https://lakevieweastfestivalofthearts.com/
  • 2018
    ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA dogwood.org ARLINGTON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Highland St in Clarendon district, Arlingotn, VA artfestival.com/cities/arlington A-RTS: ROCKVILLE TOWN SQUARE ARTS FESTIVAL Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD a-rts.org SPRINGFIELD OLD CAPITAL ART FAIR Old State Capitol grounds in downtown Springfield, IL socaf.org NIAGRA FRONTIER ART EXHIBIT Keenan Center, Lockport, NY kenancenter.org ARTSFEST OF GREATER HARRISBURG Riverfront Park, Downtown Harrisburg, PA artsfestbg.com ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY AllentownArtFestival.com AWARD: First Place Allentown Poster Logo EAST AURORA OUTDOOR FINE ARTS EXHIBIT East Aurora Middle School. 430 Main St. East Aurora, NY eaartsociety.weebly.com AWARD: Best of Show WICKFORD ART FESTIVAL Main & Brown St. Wickford, RI wickfordart.org MMoCA ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE Wisconsin State Capitol Square, Madison, WI mmoca.org GLEN PARK ART FESTIVAL Glen Park, Williamsville, NY glenparkartfest.com LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org SHADYSIDE ART FESTIVAL 739 Bellefonte St, Pittsburgh, PA artfestival.com CLOTHESLINE ART SHOW 500 University Ave. Rochester, NY mag.rochester.edu/events/clothesline-festival/ FUNKY FERNDALE ART FESTIVAL 200 W Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI funkyferndaleartfair.com LETCHWORTH ARTS & CRAFT SHOW Letchworth State Park, Perry, NY artswyco.org AWARD: Theme Winner BELLE (SOLO SHOW) 1416 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY Artist Reception: Nov. 9th 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • 2013
    FAIRPORT CANAL DAYS 6 N Main St, Fairport, NY FairportCanalDays.com ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY AllentownArtFestival.com AWARD: Second Place: Drawing LOCKPORT OUTDOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Main St, Lockport, NY AWARD: Best of Show TORONTO OUTDOOR ART EXHIBIT, 52nd Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada TorontoOutdoorArt.org CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL 133 S Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY CornHillArtsFestival.com CANAL FESTIVAL OF THE TONAWANDAS Main St, Tonawanda, NY CanalFest.org AWARD: Best of Show LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org AWARD: Honorable Mention: Mixed Media QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY OPJaycees.com AWARD: First Place: Painting
  • 2015
    FAIRPORT CANAL DAYS 6 N Main St, Fairport, NY FairportCanalDays.com AWARD: Best of Show ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY AllentownArtFestival.com AWARD: Third Place: Painting, Realism LOCKPORT OUTDOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Main St, Lockport, NY AWARD: Best in Show CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL 133 S Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY CornHillArtsFestival.com LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org AWARD: Third Place: Mixed Media AWARD: Honorable Mention: Graphic Arts & Drawing PARK AVE SUMMER ART FESTIVAL Park Ave, Rochester, NY Park-Avenue.org QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY OPJaycees.com AWARD: Best of Show
  • 2019
    GASPARILLA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, FL Gasparillaarts.com UNDER THE OAKS FINE ARTS SHOW Vero Beach Art Club, Vero Beach, FL verobeachartclub.com DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH ART FESTIVAL City Place, West Palm Beach, FL ArtFestival.com ARLINGTON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Highland Street in the Clarendon District, Arlington, VA ArtFestival.com SPRINGFIELD OLD CAPITOL ART FAIR Old Capitol grounds in downtown Springfield, IL Socaf.org ALLENTOWN ART FESTIVAL (Did not exhibit this year but won the Poster) AllentownArtFestival.com AWARD: First Place Allentown Poster Logo COLUMBUS ART FESTIVAL Downtown Riverfront, Columbus, OH columbusartsfestival.org WICKFORD ART FESTIVAL Main & Brown St. Wickford, RI wickfordart.org GLEN PARK ART FESTIVAL Glen Park, Williamsville, NY glennparkartfest.com LEWISTON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Center St, Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org LETCHWORTH ARTS & CRAFT SHOW Letchworth State Park, Perry, NY artswyco.org RIVER ARTS FEST Jefferson & Union, Memphis, TN riverartsmemphis.org
  • 2011
    LOCKPORT OUTDOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Main St, Lockport, NY CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL 133 S Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY CornHillArtsFestival.com SPENCERPORT CANAL DAYS Historic Canal Town, Spencerport, NY LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Center St. Lewiston, NY ArtCouncil.org CREATIVE ARTS SHOW Erie County Fair Grounds, Creative Arts Building, Hamburg NY ECFair.com AWARD: Best of Show AWARD: Directors Award AWARD: Second Place: Plein Air Painting QUAKER ARTS FESTIVAL Orchard Park Middle School Campus, Orchard Park, NY OPJaycees.com AWARD: First Place Painting ERIE COUNTY FAMILY COURT BUILDING Artspace 5th & 6th floor, Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 41ST ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR ARTS & CRAFTS SALE Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave, Rochester, NY RMSC.org
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