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                   AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ARTISTS 


      PO BOX 1326 . PALATINE IL 60078  .   TEL. 312/751-2500 or  847/991-4748  . asoaartists@aol.com             /////                      PATRONS/SHOW VISITORS . asoa@netzero.com

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    2016  SHOWS
     AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ARTISTS
 
MAY 7 -
                   25th Annual Arts &
                  Crafts Adventure
                   Hodges Park
                   101  S.Courtland
                   (Prospect & Vine in                                Uptown Park Ridge                                across from city hall)
                    Park Ridge IL 
                  (see Park Ridge-May            
                     page)   
           
 A UG. 20-21 -
                   42nd Annual Oak Park
                   Ave-Lake Arts &
                   Crafts Show
                   Scoville Park
                   800 W. Lake 
                   (Oak Park Ave  & Lake                          St. in the heart of                                    historic Oak Park)
                   Oak Park IL
                              (see Oak Park Show                               Page)
 
SEPT. 17 -
                    26th Annual Fall
                    Arts &  Crafts
                    Adventure
                   Hodges Park
                   101  S.Courtland
                   (Prospect & Vine in                                Uptown Park Ridge                                across from city hall)
                   Park Ridge IL
 
                   (see Park Ridge - Sept.                              Page)
 
SEPT. 24-25 -
                 11th Annual Hyde                               Park  Arts & Crafts 
                 Adventure
                 Hyde Park - in the                                    outdoor Courtyard of                          University of Chicago's
                 Hyde Park Shopping
                 Center
                 1526 E. 55th (55th &                            Lake Park Ave. in 
                 Hyde Park)
                 Chicago IL 
                  (see Hyde Park Chicago
                   page)
               
Interested In Exhibiting -
 
New Non-Member Exhibitors - you are invited to jury with us:
 
on-line - only to Asoaartists@aol.com  Please submit 4 images representative of your work you wish to exhibit, 1 of your display set-up, your first/last name, physical address, daytime telephone number - resume/show listing helpful.
 
U.S. Mail - same as above but please include self-addressed, stamped business-size (No. 10) envelope. Submit to ASA, PO Box 1326, Palatine IL 60078   Note: no mail that needs to be signed for - delays receipt
 
Members & Currently Juried Non-Members wishing to receive applications by e-mail submit request to Asoaartists@aol.com & request specific show applications. To receive applications by U.S. Mail send a self-addressed, stamped business-size (No. 10) envelope and request specific applications. Send to ASA, PO Box 1326, Palatine IL 60078
Note: Members are sent show listings/applications automatically and do not need to request unless needing additional applications
 
Show Visitors/Patrons - W ould you like to be added to our Patron E-List to receive notification of events? Please e-mail us at asoa@netzero.com with Patron E-List in the subject line. If you would like to be notified only for specific events, please let us know, Your in-put on how far in advance you would like to be notified would be appreciated. We normally notify two weeks ahead. If we can be of any other assistance, please let us know, Thank You for your interest!
 
Who We Are - American Society of Artists is a National Professional Membership Organization.
 
The American Artisans (Crafts Division) is an integral part of American Society of Artists. The Special Arts Services Division was originally formed as a separate division to encourage involvement for artists with disabilities . However, it was quickly determined it was best to incorporate it into American Society of Artists as a whole with our Special Arts Services Director overseeing the fact that we retain a unique awareness in this area. .
 
ASA also provides other services for its members including a number of art shows, art and craft shows and has done so for 45 years presenting shows throughout Illinois and other states throughout the Midwest and beyond including many in St. Louis MO and its suburban area plus over 200 shows in the North Michigan Avenue/ Downtown area of Chicago as well as a great many additional shows throughout Chicago  and the Chicago suburban area as well as throughout Illinois.  Shows & other functions of the Society are overseen by our Area Representatives and Show Officials, themselves talented artists & craftsartists. Each event is juried and open to qualified non-members as well as members. Qualified members & others assist greatly with each event serving as Show Officials and helping with oher aspects of shows. 
 
American Society of Artists has been in existence for 45 years & changes to suit the needs of its membership. We have, at various times, had a gallery on N. Michigan Ave and a showroom in the Merchandise Mart where members exhibited & sold their work.   
 
MEMBERSHIP -
 
 Interested in Membership? Please jury first with 5 images representative of your work . If you wish to exhibit, please include one of your display set-up. Also include your first/last name, physical address, daytime telephone number and please be sure and indicate you are specifically interested in membership. Submit to Asoaartists @aol.com. As  certain categories can be filled, we sugest you email us first to make certain your catgory/medium is open.  (example: paintings/ watercolors )   -   ( example jewelry/silver) Note that the examples do not mean those categories are currenlty filled -
used for examples only.)
 
QUESTIONS??? -
 
MEMBERS  - Please see FAQ page .  Need additional information?  Email us at Asoaartists@aol.com
 
NON-MEMBERS -  Please see FAQ page .  Need additional information?  Email us at Asoaartists@aol.com
 
NEW EXHIBITORS -  P lease see FAQ page .  Need additional information?  Email us at Asoaartists@aol.com 
 
POTENTIAL EXHIBITORS/POTENTIAL MEMBERS - - Please see FAQ page .  Still need additional information?  Email us at Asoaartists@aol.com
 
SHOW  VISITORS/PATRONS -  Please see FAQ page . Need additional information?  Email us at asoa@netzero.com        
 
PUBLICITY     -  See Publicity Page for current publicity.     
 
 
CONTACT US - See Contact Page.        
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are committed to making decisions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, disability, military discharge status, parental status, sexual orientation or age.
 
                                     
                                              ***Celebrating our 45th Year***  
  
all rights reserved
Members - receive show listings/applications automatically
Non-Member - If you have passed jury - see Members & Currently Juried Non-Members this page under Interested In Exhibiting for info as to how to receive applications.
Non-Member - If you have not yet passed jury with us please see New Non-Member Exhibitors this page under I nterested In Exhibiting for info as to how to receive applications.
Show Visitors//Patrons please see info to the right on this page under Show Visitors/Patrons