Sunday, January 20, 2013

Lillstreet Art Center Roof Top Flag Installation

Deadline: March 31, 2013 (RECEIVE) or (EMAIL)

Roof Top Flag Installation
Lillstreet Art Center

Chicago IL
May - December 2013

Lillstreet's textile department annually exhibits a series of juried artist's flags in an installation space on the rooftop of the Art Center building. Selected artists have their flags displayed for a month and two of the year's artists are chosen to receive cash prizes for their flags.

Installations rotate monthly from May - December 2013. Open to all artists who wish to create fiber or textile work. Also open to alternative media. Four 9ft flag poles are available for hanging work. Work is located on top of a 3 story building and can easily be seen from CTA and Metra train tracks.

All Applications must be received by March 31st, 2013! Notification will be given by April 30th, 2013 and delivery of flags should be two weeks prior to the month alloted for installation.

Please submit the following information:

Sketches of each flag
Materials you plan on using (images of materials optional)
Size of each flag
Title for the flag series
Preferred month to display
Artist statement
Resume or CV
Examples of most recent work (jpegs or website preferred)

We will be awarding two prizes for the best flag installations:
$500 1ST PLACE
$150 runner-up

The call for entry can be found here:

Examples of previously selected artists can be found here:

Send all proposals to:
Lillstreet Art Center
4401 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago IL 60640
c/o Camille Canales

Electronic proposals should be sent to