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 Raue Center School For The Arts, 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 submissions 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 participating locations by the drop-off deadline has been extended to May 12, 2022.

Your work of art will be included in our online auction and exhibition. Public and Artists are invited to attend the Reception on June 25, 2022, 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 4th, 2022
Final Drop Off Day: May 9th, 2022
Online Auction:
June 6 – 25, 2022
June 25th, 2022 (5:30-8p) Free and Open to the Public at Raue Center!

Artists can purchase a canvas or drop off completed canvases at any of the locations listed below.
(Please check each participating locations’ hours of operations as they may differ.)

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

Piano Trends – 35 Berkshire Dr | Crystal Lake, IL | (815) 477-4266

Raue Center For The Arts – 26 N. Williams St | Crystal Lake, IL | (815) 356-9212 | Tues – Fri from 2 to 4 pm

Click here for complete participation guidelines.
Questions? Email  6x6project@rauecenter.org