WELCOME to Raue Center’s 6×6 PROJECT fundraiser and online art auction/exhibition! All proceeds benefit Raue Center’s fine arts education programs, Mission Imagination and Sage Studio, which have been enriching the lives of over 20,000 kids a year in the local community since 2001.

Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate by creating original works of art, in a variety of mediums, on 6×6” canvases. 

Purchase a canvas for $5 at one of the locations listed below. (No more than two (2) canvases submitions per artist, please) Create an original piece of art on your canvas. All mediums are allowed (i.e., paint, ink, photography, mixed media, clay, etc.). Return your completed canvas to Raue Center or one of the other particpating locations by the drop-off deadline on May 15, 2021.

Your work of art will be included in our online auction and exhibition. Public and Artists are invited to attend the Reception on June 26, 2021 to mix, mingle and Bid on your favorite pieces before the auction closes at 8p!

All artwork submitted to the 6×6 PROJECT will be available for viewing and bidding online at Auctria.com

Canvas pick up begins: January 15th, 2021
Final Drop Off Day: May 15th, 2021
Online Auction:
June 7 – 26, 2021
June 26, 2021 (5:30-8p) Free and Open to the Public at Raue Center!

Artists can pick up and drop off at Raue Center For The Arts OR any of the 4 locations listed below.
(Due to COVID restrictions, Raue Box Office is currently open Tues – Fri from 2 to 4 pm. Please check each participating locations’ hours of operations as they are all different. )

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

Creative Arts Inc. – 400 Highland Avenue | Crystal Lake, IL | (815) 219-9243

Material Things – 103 E. Van Buren | Woodstock, IL | (815) 575-9710

Questions? Email  6x6project@rauecenter.org