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Art

Murals

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Summer art series mural

This mural was installed on the side of the Dollar General Building in downtown Fox Lake - 71 E. Grand Avenue. The mural was funded by the Village of Fox Lake through a Community Development Block Grant - a program through Lake County that works to enhance economy in communities.


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Summer art series mural

Mural number two was funded by Promote Fox Lake, a local Fox Lake 501 (c). This mural is located on the side of Asis Flair Hair & Nails (next to PNC Bank) at 68 Grand Avenue.


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Summer art series mural

Mural number three was funded by the Village of Fox Lake through the Lake County Community Development Block Grant. This mural features a Great White American Pelican and is located on the side of Lakes Realty Group and is locate at 16 Grand Avenue.


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summer art series mural

Coming soon! Local Artist Amanda Munsen of Studio 25 Art Creations will be painting in downtown Fox Lake at a location to be determined! This will be completed this summer (2019)

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Anchored in Art art Installation

The Village has been working to expand Fox Lake’s creative economy through the implementation of art projects linking the community, local artists, nonprofits, and local government resources to establish a bustling artists’ community. Together, artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses produce and distribute cultural goods and services that generate jobs, revenue, and quality of life…” In partnership with residents, local businesses, artists, and organizations, the Village of Fox Lake continues to work towards enhancing our community through the arts. 

On an annual basis, the Village creates a Summer Art Installation - "It's an Art Thing" where local artists create art pieces based on a theme. The art pieces are placed throughout downtown Fox Lake and, when sold, the proceeds are shared between the artist, and two local nonprofit organizations - Promote Fox Lake, and Champions of the Chain.

View the art installation starting the second week in August. This year 12 artists have completed large metal anchors and are “Anchored in Art.” Bids are being accepted at Promote Fox Lake’s website.