american society of artists

******CELEBRATING OUR 47TH YEAR******

P.O. Box 1326, Palatine  IL 60078 

Tel.  (847)991-4748        TEL.  (312)751-2500 

asoaartists@aol.com    

                                                                                  Patrons:  asoa@netzero.com​​​
CURRENT RELEASES BELOW


1) ) ARTISTS & CRAFTSARTISTS INVITED TO JURY - HOW TO  JURY         TO PARTICIPATE IN 2018 SHOWS. 

2) 28th ANNUAL  ARTS & CRAFTS ADVENTURE -  DIRECTIONS TO          SHOW  PLUS ADDITIONAL SHOW INFORMATION

3) 44th ANNUAL OAK PARK AVE-LAKE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW -               DIRECTIONS TO SHOW

                  
4) 28th ANNUAL FALL  ARTS & CRAFTS ADVENTURE -                                      DIRECTIONS TO SHOW 



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PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Release 
 
Artists and craftsartists are invited to jury to participate in one or more shows (in 2018 and/or beyond) presented by American Society of Artists, a national membership organization.
 
To jury  submit four images representative of your work you wish to exhibit, one of your display set-up, your first/last name, physical address, daytime telephone number -resume/show listing helpful. If you are interested in specific shows, please indicate which show(s) you are interested in.
 
 When you pass jury you will receive a non-member jury/approval number, listing of shows,application(s) you requested and be placed on the mailing list.

 
 
 
Currently announced shows for 2018 include:
 
May 12 - 28th Annual An Arts & Crafts Adventure, Hodges Park,  Park Ridge IL
 
August 25-26- 44th Annual Oak Park Ave-Lake Arts & Crafts Show, Scoville Park,

                                 Oak Park IL

September 15 - 28th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure, Hodges Park,  

                                   Park Ridge IL

 
On-line jury to Asoaartists@aol.com or:


 by mail to American Society of Artists,
PO Box 1326, Palatine IL 6007 - please be sure to include a self-addressed, stamped, business-size (No. 10) envelope). No mail that requires a receipt - delays receipt.
  
Additional information/questions - Asoaartists@aol.com or 847/991-4748.

 
 
 
 
                                                               ***Celebrating our 47th year***


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28th ANNUAL ARTS & CRAFTS ADVENTURE

Location: Hodges Park, Park Ridge IL 
Address: 101 S. Courtland (Prospect & Vine by City Hall in Uptown Park Ridge) Park Ridge IL 60068     (steps from the Park Ridge Train Station)
Date: Saturday, May 12 - 9am-5pm 
Free Admission 
Info: American Society of Artists 847-991-4748 
www.americansocietyofartists.org  
 
Additional Info: 
Artistic adventures in paper, glass and wood awaits visitors to the 28th Annual Arts & Crafts Adventure  a popular, juried event to again be held in Hodges Park, 101 S. Courtland (Prospect & Vine across from Park Ridge City Hall and steps from the Park Ridge Train Station). The show will run from 9am to 5pm Saturday, May 12. Held the day before Mother's Day it affords a wonderful opportunity to purchase something unique for the Mother in your life or something special for yourself.
You, your family and friends will enjoy exploring the many talents and treasures of the artists and crafts artists. There will be an enticing array of work ranging from paintings, photography, glass works and jewelry in a variety of mediums to fabric crafts, wood arts, floral crafts, garden arts, soy candles, art wear and much more. Art In Action is included in the show with some exhibitors working/demonstrating at their booths at various times during the show. All the many exhibitors who come from far and near will be happy to discuss their work with you.
Programs will be available free of charge at the show listing the exhibitors, their mediums and showing their locations in the show.



DIRECTIONS TO SHOW:
28th ANNUAL  ARTS & CRAFTS ADVENTURE


DIRECTIONS TO SHOW - HODGES PARK IS LOCATED AT PROSPECT & VINE. FROM INTERSECTION OF TOUHY, NORTHWEST HIGHWAY & PROSPECT GO SOUTH ON PROSPECT ONE LONG BLOCK ACROSS RAILROAD TRACKS TO HODGES PARK
ADDITIONAL DIRECTIONS - HODGES PARK, 101 S COURTLAND, PARK RIDGE
NORTHWEST SUBURBS - TAKE TOUHY EAST TO NORTHWEST HIGHWAY & SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
CHICAGO - NORTHWEST HIGHWAY TO TOUHY & PROSPECT - THEN SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
NORTH SUBURBS - HARLEM SOUTH TO TOUHY - GO EAST TO NORTHWEST HIGHWAY - THEN SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
SOUTH SUBURBS - TAKE NORTH/SOUTH TOLLWAY TO TOUHY & GO EAST TO NORTHWEST HIGHWAY -& SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE 



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DIRECTIONS TO SHOW:
44th ANNUAL OAK PARK AVE-LAKE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW


  From Downtown Chicago
Take the I-290/Eisenhower Expressway West to Harlem Avenue/IL-43, Exit from the left lane, turn right (north) onto Harlem Avenue 
and travel about 1 mile, Turn right onto Lake St.
From Evanston & North Chicago

Take the I-94 East/Edens Expy E toward Chicago, keep straight, take ramp right for I-90 East/I-94/ Kennedy Expy East toward Ryan Expy/Indiana, At exit 51 H-I, take ramp right for I-290 West/Eisenhower Expy W toward West Suburbs, proceed 10 miles to exit 21B, take ramp left and follow signs for Harlem Ave/IL-43, Turn right on S. Harlem Ave, travel about 1 mile , turn right onto Lake St. 

From Midway Airport
Take Cicero Avenue north to Roosevelt Road, turn left on Roosevelt and travel about 2 miles to Ridgeland Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Ridgeland Avenue and proceed west past East Avenue (the next stop sign.) Go about 2 miles on Ridgeland until Lake Street (just past the overhead "L" tracks) then turn left onto Lake Street.
From O'Hare Airport
Exit the airport on the expressway I-190, then turn right onto River Road and head south about 9 miles to North Avenue. From North Avenue, turn right (south) onto Oak Park Avenue. Turn right at Lake St.
From the Western Suburbs 

From most locations take either the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290)\or the I-88 extension to I-290. Exit from the left lane onto Harlem Ave. Turn left (north) onto Harlem Ave. for about 1 mile, past the overhead "L" tracks to Lake St. Turn right onto Lake St. Go East on Lake St.
ADD’L DIRECTIONS  - From Chicago - Eisenhower - Exit at
North Austin Blvd. North - Go to Lake St. - on Lake St.  - go West to Oak Park Ave.

ADD’L DIRECTIONS -
Exit from 290 North on Harlem. Turn right on Lake St. amd go to Oak Park Ave.


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DIRECTIONSTO SHOW:
28th ANNUAL  FALL  ARTS & CRAFTS ADVENTURE

DIRECTIONS TO SHOW - HODGES PARK IS LOCATED AT PROSPECT & VINE. FROM INTERSECTION OF TOUHY, NORTHWEST HIGHWAY & PROSPECT GO SOUTH ON PROSPECT ONE LONG BLOCK ACROSS RAILROAD TRACKS TO HODGES PARK
ADDITIONAL DIRECTIONS - HODGES PARK, 101 S COURTLAND, PARK RIDGE
NORTHWEST SUBURBS - TAKE TOUHY EAST TO NORTHWEST HIGHWAY & SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
CHICAGO - NORTHWEST HIGHWAY TO TOUHY & PROSPECT - THEN SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
NORTH SUBURBS - HARLEM SOUTH TO TOUHY - GO EAST TO NORTHWEST HIGHWAY - THEN SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
SOUTH SUBURBS - TAKE NORTH/SOUTH TOLLWAY TO TOUHY & GO EAST TO NORTHWEST HIWAY -& SEE DIRECTIONS ABOVE
 

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Artist working at show.
 
 
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