Illustrate Central Illinois with WBNQ

Put your pencil to paper… your paint brush to canvas… and show off your artistic skills this Summer.

WBNQ and Menold are inviting our creative listeners to Illustrate Central Illinois with us for the opportunity to win $500!

Draw, paint or illustrate your favorite Central Illinois landmark and submit a photo of it. A committee formed by the station will choose an entry to win $500 and have your art printed on a poster to be sold at the Sugar Creek Arts Festival in October 2021!

To enter to win:

  1. Illustrate your favorite Central Illinois landmark – that could be anything from the Normal Theater or David Davis Mansion to Castle Gardens in Lexington and beyond. Pick your favorite and show off your art!
  2. Click Here to register and submit a photo of your original illustration. (complete entries must be received by 11:59pm on August 29, 2021)
  3. Cross your fingers and hope to win!

At the end of the contest, a committee will judge the entries on originality, creativity, and interpretation of the theme to choose the grand prize winner. That winner will receive $500!!!

The winning entry will also be printed on a poster and sold at the Sugar Creek Arts Festival – happening in Uptown Normal on October 9-10, 2021. Poster sales will benefit the McLean County Arts Center.

Get those creative juices flowing and good luck from 101.5 WBNQ!

This contest is sponsored by Menold.

Click here for complete contest rules.