Presenting a spectacular juried visual arts and film competition in Starved Rock Country, and an exciting weekend filled with art and music for all ages!

The Arts of Starved Rock Country Fund is proud to announce the Starved Rock Country Festival of the Arts – FOTA.  The 2020 Festival will be held in downtown Ottawa, Illinois September 3-6, 2020.

Artists and Filmmakers will be competing for cash prizes awarded by professional judges in each category.  Visual works of art will be displayed in public & private businesses throughout the Ottawa downtown and surrounding area; live music throughout the event; kid-friendly activities; great shops and restaurants – you don’t want to miss FOTA!

Juried Art Show categories include: 

    • Ceramics

    • Photography

    • Drawing

    • 3D/ Sculpture, Mosaic, etc.

    • Fiber

    • 2D/ Digital Art, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Mosaic, etc.

    • Glass & Metalwork

    • Watercolor

    • Painting

    • Wood

    • Narrative Film Fest


See you in September 2020!

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