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Call for Submissions – Rooftop Flag Installation at Lillstreet Gallery in Chicago


Lillstreet Gallery 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 31! Notification will be given by April 30, 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/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

For more information and to view former artists visit our Textiles Blog.

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

Electronic proposals should be sent to

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