Racine Starving Artist Fair issues Call to Artists for August 4, 2024 Fair

Inviting regional artists to participate in its annual juried Starving Artist Fair


The mission of the Racine Art Guild is to promote creative arts for the mutual benefit of its members and the Racine community and to advance the appreciation of art in Racine.

RACINE, WIS. – The Racine Art Guild is inviting regional artists to participate in its annual juried Starving Artist Fair on August 4, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cash prizes are awarded for Best of Show and People’s Choice. Each will be awarded $100.00. The Marj Lacock $250 Memorial Award will be presented to one participating artist.

The Fair draws over 4,000 visitors annually. Featuring more than 120 artists, it is the largest juried art fair in Southeastern Wisconsin and is considered one of the Midwest’s premier art fairs.

In addition to the high-caliber artists, the fair, held at the historic DeKoven Center across the street from Lake Michigan, features live performances, food trucks, a free children’s art activity area, and a silent auction, raffle, and Boutique featuring a collection of artists’ work.

Proceeds are donated to the Racine Art Guild’s local art student Scholarship Fund. Up to four scholarships are awarded to students majoring in visual arts degrees.

Online applications are available at www.racineartguild.com/safracine. For more information contact Fair coordinator Jayne Herring at RAGuildSAF@gmail.com.