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First Name Last Name City State Booth #
Michael Anderson Madison WI 37
Carolyn Aylward Indianapolis  IN 81
Beverly Baker Chesterfield  MO 49
Bradley Bauer St. Charles  MO 80
Mike & Karen Baum Lebanon  OH           56
Adam Beachy Normal IL 21
Janice  Bees Chicago  IL         131
Jacqueline Bevan Round Lake Beach IL 137
Rachel Bond Bloomington  IL 85
Felicia Breen Alton IL 67
Hill Brin Cotopaxi CO 12
Peter  Brown Northbrook IL 124
Jon Bryan Champaign  IL 40
John Bumgarner Morton IL 116
 Jill Bush Champaign IL43 
Shiela Cahill Owensville MO 102
Kim Caisse Hannibal  MO 29
Bekki Canine Lafayette  IN 112
Emily Cellini Henson Antioch IL 125
Joseph Chomyn South Bend IN 41
Fernando Cornejo Bloomington  IL 128
Sean Corner Wichita  KS 9
Felicia Cottman Champaign  IL 113
 Jacque CrableBurlington  IA 15 
Jerry Crable Burlington  IA 5
DeanaRose Chicago  IL 42
Julie Dancs Ellenwood GA 35
James Downey Monticello IL 76
Julia Dressler Clarksville  VA 106
Debi Dwyer Boone NC 96
Brock Eddleman Bloomington  IL 69
Kaila Elmaataoui Normal IL 89
Cathy Engberg Peoria IL 48
Tracy Fenwick Hernando  FL 123
Nancy Fermanian Mahomet  IL 54
Jerry  Fortag Bloomington  IL  134
Tim & Pam Frye Shumway IL 82
Philip & Glenda Gangler Normal  IL  33
Natalie Garrsion Armington  IL 149
Su Ge Bloomington  IL 10
Diane  Gonzalez Milwaukee  WI 99
Sue Green Danvers IL 73
Lois Gress Neal Squires  MO 27
Rhonda Gurgone Paols Park IL 93
Mayolo Haro Morton Grove IL 140
Jeff Hart Aurora  IL 53
Rachel Haynes Altona IL 2
Reinhard Herzog Ballwin MO 78
Sandra Holt Bloomington  IL 34
Dale & Gail Horn Estero  FL 75
Sandy James McHenry  IL 31
Kayla  Jenkins Bloomington IL 135
Larry Kanfer Champaign  IL 52
Kara Kirchner Bloomington  IL 50
Frank Kobilsek Mendota IL 88
Phillippe Laine Palm Beach Garden FL 83
John Lamar Rockford IL 105
Marilyn Lamar Rockford IL 103
Shelia Lamberson Bloomington  IL 61
Barry Lane Chatham IL 70
Jimmy Langford Cumming GA 51
George Laurell Ingleside  IL 46
Shelly Lawler Hoffman Estates IL 121
Cynthia Linnabary Roscoe IL 120
John Locus Collinsville  IL 136
Edward  Martin Springfield  IL 38
Kelly McCleary Monticello IL 115
Amy McGovern Peoria IL 7
Jenna  McNair Chesterfield  MO 87
Mike  McNeil Bloomington  IL 39
Jennifer Mercer Normal IL 145
Dawn Middelton Greenville IN 74
Jill Miller Urbana IL 126
Melanie Mollman Hancock St. Louis  MO 79
Barb Mount Delavan IL 98
Terri Myer Fenton MO 127
Rachel Newell Chillicothe  IL 151
Nua Nian Urbana IL 95
Allison Norfleet Maplewood  MO 117
Nicholas Nott East Peoria  IL 17
Pat O'Brien Florissant MO 104
Clara O'Rourke Atlanta  IL 110
Thomas Pabst Huntertown IN 77
Susan Palmer Bloomington  IL 91
Kyoung-Joa & Goa Park Rochelle Park NJ 92
Sue Pasetti Cortland IL 66
Angela Pierce Bloomington  IL 118
Sophia Pip Clearwater FL 59
Lydia Puddicombe Urbana IL 132
Sara Rappee Evansville IN 108
James Rasmussen Mount Prospect IL 23
Tom O. Reed Sandborn IN 141
William Richards Springfield  IL 111
John Riss Streator IL 114
Kevin Roberts Bloomington  IL 153
Sylvester Robinson Chicago  IL 47
Mandy Roeing Downs IL 11
Suzanne Schmid Springfield  IL 15
Kathrin Schmidt  Iowa City  IA 32
Kay Schneider Iowa City  IA 57
Fred Schollmeyer Chamois MO 139
April Sepich Helenville WI 13
Linda Silver Washburn IL 4
Lisa Slodki Chicago  IL  130
Cameron Smith Murphysboro IL 1
Robert Spickerman Sheridan  IL 8
Tim Spicknell Pittsboro IN 19
Peter  Staples Royal Oak MI 109
Scott Sternberg Tremnot IL 72
John Stoeckley Louisiana  MO 64
Kate Strong Chicago  IL 129
Tom   Suter Springfield  IL 71
Desiree Swanson Minooka  IL 100
Dave Taylor  Princeton IL 119
Connie Thatcher House Springs MO 122
Kari Thornton Gays IL 97
Randy/Joy Turner Paris IL 143
Joan Ellen Tweedell South Bend  IN 36
Paul Van Duyn Anderson IN  138
Constantine Verros Harwood Heights  IL 133
 Luis Villa Galena IL84 
Jon Walton Middleton  WI 65
James Weiler Farmer City  IL 44
Michael Weis Pekin IL 107
 Jay Wennersten Carol Stream IL106 
Faith Wickey Centreville MI 6
Rod Wiegand Eureka  IL 90
Robin Willey Effingham IL 55
Jeremy Williams Shelbyville  IL 25
Lisa Williams Algonquin IL 45
Lou Zale Deerfield IL 3

North Street Artists:

Friday Night Artist Check-in is only for those with booths on North Street or the Roundabout ONLY.  Check-in is on Broadway by the post office.  Artists will need to drive east on College Ave., and turn right onto Broadway Blvd. 

All artists must have checked in and received their packets prior to set-up.

Artists with booth numbers N21 - N19 can easily exit back onto Fell Ave.

Artists with booth numbers N48 - N63 can pull through the Roundabout (CLOCKWISE ONLY) to exit on Beaufort.   As Beaufort St. artists will not be arriving until the following morning, so exiting the Roundabout after set-up may be made from either Beaufort street direction. The Constitution Blvd access will be blocked by food trucks.

Roundabout Artists:

Friday Night Artist Check-in is only for those with booths on North Street or the Roundabout ONLY.  Check-in is on Broadway by the post office.  Artists will need to drive east on College Ave., and turn right onto Broadway Blvd.

Please note that last year's construction is completed and booths (and foot trafffic) will once again go around the whole circle. 

All artists must have checked in and received their packets prior to set-up.

As Beaufort St. artists will not be arriving until the following morning, so exiting the Roundabout after set-up may be made from either Beaufort street direction. The Constitution Blvd access will be blocked by food trucks.

Beaufort Street Artists:

Check-in begins at 5:30 on Saturday morning

  • Because BEAUFORT is a narrow street we have the following requirements for unloading. 

    - All traffic is westbound only. Entrance is from Southbound Linden Street Only.

    - No set-up prior to checking in.

    - Vehicles must pull to the curb and unload onto the sidewalk. Do not park in the middle of the street.

    - Artists must stay with vehicle the entire time of unloading. Unsupervised vehicles will be towed at owner's expense.

    - Booth Setup only AFTER your vehicle has been moved off the street.

Notes to Artists:

  • Thank you for being with us!
  • The Sales Tax Rate in Normal is 8.75%
  • Friday Night Check-in is from 5pm to 8pm for North Street and Roundabout Only.
  • Saturday Morning Check-In begins at 5:30am for all artists.
  • All Artists must Check-In prior to unloading. We depend on have the street clear of all traffic at 5:30 am.
  • Artist must unload completely to the sidewalk and curb before beginning set-up.  
  • Vehicles left unattended in the roadway will be towed. 
  • Artist who behave in an inconsiderate manner will be ineligible for reapplication.
  • Artists are expected to have white topped tents. Creative variations are allowed, but must be pre-approved. 
  • There will be an artists' party and award's ceremony at 5:30pm on July 14th on the top floor of Uptown Station. 
  • Artist Parking is indicated on the maps. The Alamo Bookstore lot has space available in the metered section only at no charge (see map above). However, those parking in their customer spaces, adjacent to the building will be towed.   
  • Do not park in spaces labeled reserved. You will be towed.
  • The Town of Normal provides Police Officers for overnight security, however the festival and its partners assume no responsibility for your booth and its contents.
  • In the event of heavy storms, Artists must make their own decisions regarding set-up and teardown. Festival organizers wish you to be safe at all times.
  • Artist's are responsible for weighing down their tent. We recommend a minimum of four 50 pound weights (sandbags, concrete anchors)
  • Artists are to bring their own water containers. Teams will be stopping by booths to refill supplied containers on a regular basis. That said, delivered water should serve as a supplement to your own provisions.
  • The Judges, independent of the MCAC staff and Board, make decisions on all prizes. 

Artist's Parking:


Our Uptown business owners wish
to remind everyone that they require full
access to sidewalks during the festival.

Those artists with brick paved areas behind 
their booth may use that space for storage
or seating, but nothing should be placed
on the sidewalks.

Thank you!

Information for Sugar Creek Festival Artists


Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10 am - 5 pm 

(The public starts showing up around 9am) 

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 11 am - 4 pm.

Exhibiting artists must be present both days.



Only one check-in station is available Friday evening. 

It is located at the corner of  North St. and Broadway.  For those artists with booth spaces on North Street and the Roundabout, set-up is available Friday evening. Staff will be present from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.  


Only one check-in station is available Saturday morning. 

Artists on Beaufort St. may check-in beginning Saturday Morning at 5:00am. This check-in station is located at the far east end of Beaufort St., at the intersection with Linden Ave. 

Vehicles must enter this street southbound only.  Saturday check-in time ends at 9:00 am. All booth areas are marked and numbered. Vehicles must be unloaded and out of the area by 9 am. No box or panel trucks are permitted on the festival streets. 


Booth Fees (Contingent on Festival Section)

Beaufort St. (Standard): $175

Beaufort St. (Premium): $225

North Ave.   (Standard):  $225

North Ave    (Premium):  $275

Roundabout (Standard): $300


Coffee and doughnuts are available to artists on Saturday morning. An artists' party is planned for Saturday night, complete with food and beverages. Booth-sitters will be available and cold water will be delivered to booths throughout the day. However, this is not to serve asa replacement for artists's own provisions.


*All fine art and fine craft will be accepted for jurying. The artwork presented must be original and created by the exhibiting artist. However, we do allow giclee prints, provided that at least 50% of the artwork displayed is original. All work must be for sale. Castings from commercial molds, kit items, buy/sell items, offset reproductions, unlimited series and/or mass editions are prohibited. 

*Digital images submitted for MUST REPRESENT THE WORK THAT WILL BE EXHIBITED. MCAC reserves the right to exclude any work it deems unsuitable for display, or which was misrepresented by the application materials.


A committee of practicing artists and/or MCAC staff will view each booth and visit with artists to ensure cooperation with stated policies and satisfaction of all participants. The committee reserves the right to reject or remove from the Sugar Creek Arts Festival any work it considers unsuitable, or any artist found to be in violation of the policies and rules herein described. Any exhibitor violating the rules of Sugar Creek Arts Festival will become ineligible for re-admission to future festivals. Artists misrepresenting work as their own or exhibiting buy/sell items will be dismissed from the festival immediately without refund.


Artists are responsible for their own equipment and artwork. MCAC, Sugar Creek Arts Festival, and its sponsors assume NO responsibility for lost, damaged, or stolen items.


Monetary awards are decided by a team of paid art professionals. Best in Show: $500; Fine Art: First Place $300, Second Place $200; Fine Craft: First Place $300, Second Place $200.  

An additional prize in honor of the late artist D. Bill is awarded for artwork that makes best use of recycled material and the winner is selected by members of D. Bill's family. 

Awards are presented at the Artists' Party on Saturday evening from 5:30 to 7:30PM.  It will be located on the fourth floor of Uptown Station. The McLean County Arts Center will be providing food and refreshments.

Hotel Information

Rooms are available at the following two hotels:

In Uptown Normal:

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

$135 per night   1-866-704-2533

Please let reservations staff know that you are a Sugar Creek Artist

Away from the Festival, near the airport:

The Holiday Inn & Suites

Standard Guest room (no breakfast): $109.00

King Suite (no breakfast): $125

3202 East Empire Street Bloomington IL 61704 PHONE: (309) 662-4700 FAX: (309) 662-4777 WEB:

Please let reservations staff know that you are a Sugar Creek Artist

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