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 2019 FCM Art Festival & Photography Contest


FCM (CHEF) 25th Annual Art Festival and Photography Contest, Saturday, April 6th 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.


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 6th,

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 9           Early registration form submission - $5.00 per

                                                  project for all registrations postmarked by this

                                                  date. Early fee     maximum per family: $60.


Saturday, March 23        General registration deadline (MUST be postmarked

                                                  by this date)-$6.00 per project. General fee

                                                  maximum per family: $72.


Saturday, March 30        Deadline for project drop-off


Saturday, April 6              FCM Art Festival artwork viewing and

                                                  announcement of winners



If you have any questions, please contact Joe or 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 .


FCM 2019 Art Festival and Photography Contest Guideline and Procedures 

FCM 2019 Art Festival and Photography Contest Registration Form