Welcome to Sue Thomson's Spiritual Focus Photography

Photographer Sue Thomson with Home, Corporate, & Church Based Art plus Poetry and Christian Perspectives

CALL FOR ARTISTS: “Up Close and Personal” – Deadline Feb 21, 2017

Sue Thomson and SFP Galleries presents

up-close-and-personalPaintings, Pen & Ink, Collage, Photography, Mosaic, Pottery, Sculpture, Poetry, Colored Pencils, Felting etc

1st Prize $100 /  2nd Prize $50  /  3rd Prize $25 / Honorable Mentions 

“People’s Choice Award” will receive a Free 1 month gallery show

Hosted by the Thomson Agency Corporate Art Gallery – 9 N Vail in Downtown Arlington Heights, IL

  • $ 20 Entry Fee One Piece
  • $ 35 EntryFee Two Pieces
  • $ 45 Entry Fee Three Pieces
  • Entry Deadline: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • Drop-Off: Tuesday, February 27, 2017 from 3 PM – 6 PM
  • Exhibit: March 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017
  • Pick-up: Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 10 PM  (There is a $10 per piece for any artwork not picked up.)
  • Reception: Friday March 17, 2017 from 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Three Entries Maximum
  • 2 Level Jury Process: The first round will be juried by Sue Thomson.

The second round will be juried by Artist Rose Kostan-Schwartz & Artist Georgia Cawley.

Work will be juried on:

  • Theme Relevance: How well it relates to the theme of the showwhich will be “Winter”.
  • Composition: The arrangement of the work of art.
  • Style: The manner or process of using tools and materials in a work of art.
  • Creativity: Working in an imaginative way, characterized by a high degree of innovation & originality
  • Originality: Freshness of ideas, design, or style; the result of independent thought or constructive imagination.
  • Skill Level: How skillfully was this art created!

Send an email to  suethomsonart@gmail.com and include:

  • Title:
  • Art Medium:
  • Size:
  • Price if sold:
  • Your Name:
  • Address:
  • Phone:
  • Email:


  • LabeledJpeg(s): 1st Initial, Last Name, and Title Of Piece (example: SThomsonSnowyDay.jpeg) 

Payments of $20 $35 or $45  can be made by check to Sue Thomson and sent to the Thomson Agency Corporate Art Gallery – 9 N Vail in Downtown Arlington Heights, IL 60005 or call Sue at 847-337-8437 to put a charge thru.

Check out our past Contests at:




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