We are looking for artists to participate in our 6×6 Project, a fundraiser and online art auction/exhibition. Join us for this inaugural event by creating original works of art on a 6×6 canvas.

1) Obtain a canvas for $5 at Raue Center OR one of the following locations:

  • Out of the Box |  71 N. Williams Street Crystal Lake, IL | (815) 444-7446
  • Brush Studio | 121 W. Main Street Cary, IL | (847) 516-3880
  • The Studio Art School | 3316 Pearl Street McHenry, IL | (815) 385-3990
  • Material Things | 103 E. Van Buren Woodstock, IL | (815) 575-9710

2) Create an original piece of art on your canvas. All mediums are allowed (i.e., paint, ink, photography, mixed media, clay, etc.). Must be less than 5lbs.

3) Fill out your ARTIST STATEMENT by clicking here! Then return your completed canvas to Raue Center or one of the other participating locations!

All art MUST be brought back completed by May 18th, 2019

Questions? Email Michelle at

Download our flyer HERE.


All art will be for sale in an online auction to the general public!

The online auction will open for bids on June 8th! You will be able to see mini mosaic installations at select businesses all around McHenry County.

Bidding will close on June 29th at 8PM. Upon closure, the artwork will be shipped to the winners.

Your participation in this event will support the Mission Imagination and Sage Studio educational programs provided by Raue Center for the Arts. These programs have been enriching the lives of children and our community since 2001.