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FCM (CHEF) 24th Annual Art Festival and Photography Contest, Saturday, April 14th at Salem United Methodist Church, 1200 S. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131, conveniently located just off highway 40 on Lindbergh Blvd., between highways 270 and 170, a little north of Frontenac Plaza.

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We offer 3 categories for submission: Fine Arts, which includes drawings and paintings; Assorted Arts, which includes such projects as sculptures, origami, string art, fabric art, mosaics, needlepoint, knitting, macramé, woodwork, etc.; and Photography (no video will be accepted).

Art Festival Categories Age Eligibility:

Fine Arts Ages 5 and up

Assorted Arts Ages 5 and up

Photography Ages 10 and up

Each eligible participant may submit up to 2 projects in each category.

For example: Homeschooled children ages 5 and up may submit up to 2 projects in the Fine Arts category AND up to 2 projects in the Assorted Arts category; AND ages 10 and up may also submit 2 photos in the Photography contest. Homeschool graduates are also welcome to submit projects in all 3 categories.

Our families are cordially invited to view these artwork pieces created by our gifted children, to be displayed at Salem United Methodist Church. Before the awards ceremony, admire the artwork while you enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cookies, cold drinks and classical music performed by homeschooled children and families.

Saturday, April 14th

4:30-5:30 Viewing of artwork, voting for People’s Choice Awards (hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music and fellowship)

6:00-7:00 FCM Art Festival awards ceremony

9:00 Project retrieval and clean-up


Saturday, March 17
Early registration form submission - $5.00 per project for all registrations postmarked by this date. Early fee maximum per family: $60.
Saturday, March 31
General registration deadline (MUST be postmarked by this date)-$6.00 per project. General fee maximum per family: $72.
Saturday, April 7
Deadline for project drop-off
Saturday, April 14

FCM Art Festival artwork viewing and announcement of winners


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Procedures and Download Registration Form

If you have any questions, please contact Joe and Teresa Carr at (314) 521-5668 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .