Monday, March 22, 2010


The Lake County Heritage Farm Foundation, in cooperation with the Lake County Discovery Museum and LakeCounty Art League, has issued a call for entries for artists, eighteen years or older, from Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The topic is farm scenes--buildings, equipment, animals, farm fields, crops, and people. The art will be juried, and prizes will be awarded. Work of winning artists will be displayed at the Discovery Museum at Lakewood from August 21st  through November 14

Any original two-dimensionalmedium reproducible by photographic process is acceptable. Computer-generatedor digital art must be labeled as such. Three-dimensional work is alsoacceptable as is original photography. Giclees are not acceptable. Work will bejudged on originality of concept, technical expertise and emotional impact.

Each of the winning artists willbe eligible for Awards of Excellence in the amount of $300, $200 and $100 for first,second and third place positions. A Special Award of $250 will be given for a Lake County, Illinois,image. Well-known artists and teachers, Nina Weiss and Frances E. Vail, willact as jurors for the exhibit.

For prospectus including deadline details and entry form, email

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