FREEPORT, Illinois – The 14th annual Regional Juried Exhibition opened at the Freeport Art Museum on November 17th featuring contemporary art by artists living in the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. This exhibition is organized to encourage the creation of new work and provides a venue for emerging and established artists to debut their latest endeavors. A wide variety of media is accepted from traditional materials to conceptual and new media techniques. A highly competitive show, the museum received nearly 400 submissions from over 100 artists this year. Guest juror, Dan Addington of Addington Gallery in Chicago selected 55 pieces for inclusion.