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Edwardsville Arts Center seeks artists, sponsors for upcoming art fair

Plans for the Edwardsville Arts Center’s Annual Art Fair are underway and artists from all over the U.S. are being asked to apply. The event will be happening again in downtown Edwardsville the weekend of Sept. 27-29. Last year, nearly 100 artists from across the nation participated.

edwardsvilleartsfair2019The Arts Center will give consideration to all artists, whether they are budding artists or seasoned ones.

The event is promoted as a chance to enjoy shopping, mingling and art appreciation.

The deadline for submissions is June 1 and artists may apply by visiting

The juried Art Fair has food and drink and a full line-up of entertainers on stage, and a children’s grand tent for creating art. The event is a three-day opportunity for the artists to showcase their talents and sell their wares. Additionally, judges will award $15,000 in prize money to selected participating artists.

Local businesses are sponsoring the event and artist awards. Sponsorship opportunities are available at various levels for all community involvement with advertising opportunities varying per sponsorship level. Contact the Edwardsville Arts Center for more information about becoming a sponsor at (618) 655-0337 or email You may also visit the website at to learn more.

The Edwardsville Art Fair is presented by the Edwardsville Arts Center, a community visual arts center located in Edwardsville featuring local, regional and national artists in its gallery. Within the center, affordable, unique artworks are also available for purchase. The arts center is dedicated to the community, offering regular art exhibitions and classes to enrich the area’s cultural experiences with affordable education and entertainment.

To learn more, call the Edwardsville Arts Center at (618) 655-0337 or visit their website,

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