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 Lillstreet Rooftop Flag Installation 2014















Lillstreet's Ongoing Rooftop Flag Installation

All Applications must be received by March 1st!  Notification will be given by March 13, 2014 and delivery of flags should be two weeks prior to the month alloted for installation.

Artists are invited to install work onto four, 9-foot flag poles on top of Lillstreet’s rooftop deck. Flags as well as alternative installation proposals will be considered.  Work can be seen from the CTA Montrose Brown Line elevated tracks and Metra Train tracks, as well as Montrose and Ravenswood Avenues.  Installations rotate monthly, May through December and work is displayed indoors two weeks prior to install date. Cash prizes are awarded to Best In Show ($500) and Honorable Mention ($150) artists. Photo documentation will be provided to all participating artists.

Complete applications will include the following information:

  • Sketches of each flag
  • Materials you plan on using (images of materials optional)
  • Size of each flag
  • Title for the flag series
  • Preferred month to display
  • Artist statement
  • Resume/CV 
  • Examples of most recent work  (jpegs or website preferred)

To apply, visit our Slideroom application.

We will be awarding two prizes for the best flag installations (Flag image above is 2012 First Place Winner, Lizz Aston.):
$500 Best in Show, $150 Honorable Mention 

For more information and to view former artists visit our Textiles Blog.
Send all proposals to Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago IL 60640, c/o Camille Canales.

Electronic proposals should be sent to

For Exhibition calls, visit Lillstreet Gallery.