Anonymous Art Show

Express Yourself Free of Judgement

September 1st, 2021 - October 3rd,  | In Person | Free Admission | 715 S University Avenue, Carbondale IL 
We're ready to give you NEW and exciting art gallery experience! Save the dates and RSVP early for our first EVER Anonymous Art Show! Each participating artist’s identity – whether established or an up-and-coming talent – is kept secret until after purchase.
The Anonymous Art Show showcases art that is submitted anonymously by members of our community. This art show empowers our community to support developing artists and gives the art lovers an opportunity to take home an artist’s original work at an affordable price!
Opening Reception
Saturday, September 11th 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Closing Reception 
Saturday, October 2nd 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Viewing Schedule

In-person viewing for visitors will be available by appointment. Appointments will be available to book online and over the phone. RSVP for a viewing date by clicking here or call (314)-252-0631

How do you get your Art in the Show?

Complete a submission form by clicking here or visit the front desk at Project Human X when you are dropping off your artwork. Artwork drop off and registration form completion are due by end of day on August 28th, 2021. 


  • Do not sign your artwork
  • Most mediums are acceptable as long as they meet the size criteria – we cannot accept anything that will not hang on the wall. All art sizes are acceptable. 
  • Please refrain from submitting explicitly violent or explicitly sexual works of art. 
  • Each artist can submit a maximum of 10 pieces – The number of pieces displayed from each artist will depend on the total number of submissions.
  • Artists are encouraged to title each piece. Please write the title of the piece on the back of the artwork.

    What if I don't have art supplies?

    Pick up a canvas at Project Human X! You can use your own canvas or pick one up at our art center. Project Human X has plenty of canvases of many different sizes to choose from. When you purchase a canvas in person, you can also create in the studio during open hours. Each canvas purchase comes with unlimited paint and/or other art supplies and when you create during studio hours. 

    Canvas prices range from $6 - $20

    *Canvases available from the beginning of August 2021 until the beginning of the art show.

    REMEMBER: Keep your art piece a secret – it’s an Anonymous Art Show after all!

    • Deadline to drop off art: August 28th, 2021
    • Deadline to submit the participation form: August 28th, 2021
    • Exhibit open for public viewing: September 1st – October 3rd, 2021
    • Anonymous Art Show Opening Reception: September 11th | Ticketed

     The artist will be revealed after purchase of the artwork. If the artist wishes to never reveal their identity please let us know in advance.