Fields Project

The Fields Project, PO Box 444, Oregon, IL 61061 (815) 732-6347. Painters, photographers and sculptors in residence for nine days each summer, housed with farm families, to “bring art and architecture together.” Artists can work on their own or do a “field sculpture,” by cutting/moving flora on a piece of ground up to 15 acres in size, to create a sculpture designed to be viewed or photographed from the air. Residencies end with a public Fine Arts Festival at Mix Park. Fees charged. (visual arts)