NEW Starving Artists Show Applications Open! Watch the Video!

The Starving Artists Show is a wonderful change of pace; a different type of show. Sell your odd pieces and clear your inventory at this end-of-season outdoor show. The fun event brings an eclectic crowd looking to buy unique art. This is a show where artists can discount, reduce, and generally sell off extra art inventory. Visitors come looking for bargains on everything from jewelry to ceramics to fine art. This unique art fair offers artists the opportunity to sell off their inventory at the end of the season; great art at great prices! Festival dates are September 24-25, 2016. Apply now before the January 25, 2016 deadline! Apply Now!

2016 West Loop Art Fest Applications Open! Watch the Video!

If you are looking for “urban”, this is your fest. Original, unique and emerging art of all media will be displayed and sold at this festival, from edgy to sublime, reasonable to extravagant…it is all here. Festival dates are September 17-18, 2016. Apply now before the January 25, 2016 deadline! Apply Now!

BRAND NEW Deer Park Art Show! Watch the Video!

This new show will juried feature fine art and fine craft for show and sale over a fall weekend in this show which is 37 miles north and west of Chicago. Deer Park is an elegant lifestyle center and home to many of the country’s best stores and restaurants. Festival dates are September 10-11, 2016. Apply now before the January 25, 2016 deadline! Apply Now!

2017 Chicago Art Show at Navy Pier Video!

Listen and watch as Director Amy Amdur talks about our BRAND NEW Chicago Art Show at Navy Pier, Chicago in 2017!! If you apply before January 25, 2016, you will get preferred pricing on BOTH the jury fee and the registration/space fee!

Watch the Video Now!

People on the Move – Crain’s Chicago Business

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Lindsey, Elana, and Caitlin featured in Crain’s Chicago Business: On the Move

We’ve made some internal changes here at Amdur Productions!

Lindsey Galassini has been promoted to Vice President, Elana Cohen was hired to be Director of Public Relations, and Caitlin Pfleger has been promoted to Director of Artist Relations!

Thanks to Crain’s Chicago Business for this great article on our company’s movement. We have a solid team that’s ready for the art festival season!

New Festival Videos!

Check out our Videos page here!
Learn about our art festivals and find the best one(s) for you! Call with any questions at 847-926-4300.
Apply today at Juried Art Services and be a part of our 2016 art festival season.

2016 Art Fest Boot Camp: Applying to Art Festivals 101



What: FREE art festival workshop led by Amy Amdur

Where: The Art Center of Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

When: April; Stay tuned for specific date!

Please join us for a special FREE admission Workshop that will cover key topics for Artist’s success in applying to art festivals.  Amy Amdur, of Amdur Productions will be the featured speaker.  Amy is the producer of more than twenty annual fine art festivals across the country.  Amy will lead an overview session where she will discuss:

  • Picking festivals that are right for you
  • Where to start as a brand new artist
  • How to take great jury images
  • Which art pieces to choose for jury
  • How to speak about your art
  • Pointers on great display images
  • How to best represent yourself as an artist
  • How to get into the shows you want
  • Art festival basics

Q & A will follow the workshop.

Register for Free Now! Click Here!


The HeART Project! Gain Exposure All Year Long!



Amdur Productions launches “The HeART Project” running from today through February 17th, 2016. The purpose of this creative campaign is to communicate to the public your love of Art, in your own very special way.

Entries will be reviewed and winners selected. The winners’ hearts will be featured on festivals postcards, festival posters and Artists chosen will be featured in special press materials and at festivals. Good luck and have fun showing us your HeART!

Click on the link below for more information and how to enter!

Apply Today for the Barrington Art Festival!

The 7th annual Barrington Art Festival is on the closed streets of Barrington, located 30 minutes northwest of Chicago. Held Memorial Day weekend, the community flocks to this festival to buy art. Known for its grand mansions and horse farms, the affluent and vibrant Chicago suburb of Barrington boasts a wealthy population with a deep appreciation and buying history of art. Located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, the Village of Barrington is the commercial center of a cluster of affluent communities that stretches across two major counties.

Learn More! Watch the Video

Apply Now for Spring Art Festival at Oakbrook Center!

Upscale Oakbrook Center in the western suburbs of Chicago is home to this springtime show. Set amid gardens and fountains, shopping and cafes, this is a great place to show and sell. All media is welcome at this show featuring 100 artists.

Learn More! Watch the Video

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