Back On Top - Art on the Square is Again Ranked #1

Belleville, IL, January 4, 2016– Celebrating it’s 15th Anniversary with bringing FINE ART from all over the U.S. and around the world to the St. Louis Metropolitan area, ART ON THE SQUARE is very proud to announce that it has once again received the distinction of being ranked the #1 ART SHOW IN THE NATION by ART FAIR SOURCE BOOK.

This distinction is solely based on sales from the 2015 show, which are reported directly from the artists to ART FAIR SOURCE BOOK. Greg Lawler of AR FAIR SOURCE BOOK confirmed the following Shows which also finished in the TOP 10 nationally: #2 CHERRY CREEK ART FESTIVAL, Denver CO, #3 – LA QUINTA ART FESTIVAL– La Quinta CA., #4 SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL, Sausalito, CA, #5 COCONUT GROVE ART FESTIVAL, Coconut Grove FL., #6 SAINT LOUIS ART FAIR, St. Louis, MO., #7 PLAZA ART FAIR, Kansas City, MO, #8 ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE, Madison WI, #9 ARTISPHERE, Greenville, SC, #10 – ANN ARBOR STREET FAIR, The Original, Ann Arbor MI ART ON THE SQUARE has been ranked #1 ~ 5 times since the Inaugural show in 2002.

The Honorable Mark W. Eckert, Mayor of the City of Belleville shared “The City of Belleville is extremely honored to hear that ART ON THE SQUARE has received the #1 distinction in the entire nation again for 2016. It’s great success continues to bring accolades to our fine city, and we look forward to hosting everyone in attendance again this year. A BIG THANK YOU goes out to all the people involved with this show, as it is because of their commitment and dedication, that this show continues to be such a success year after year.”

The 2016 show will once again be held around the Veterans Memorial Fountain in Downtown Belleville on May 13, 14 & 15, 2016.

For more information about this year’s ranking, please contact Greg Lawler, Publisher, Art Fair Source Book at (503) 704-5122 or at (615) 499-4691 or for information regarding the upcoming show, please contact Patty Gregory, Executive Director of AOTS @ [618] 960-9597 or @t This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or for media inquiries, please contact Kathy Kaiser, @ [618]444-3802 or @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Art on the Square receives #2 ranking of all Fine Art Shows in the Nation for 2014.

Belleville, IL, January 7, 2013 – The Art on the Square Foundation is proud to announce that Art on The Square has received the distinction as the #2 Fine Art Show in the Nation for 2014.  

Art on the Square has received the distinguished honor of being named in the Top 5 Art Shows in the Nation by Art Fair Source Book for the last 9 years. 

This ranking is determined by the average sales of each Artist and the 2013 Art on the Square Show brought in $ 1,195,525 .00,  which produced $101,618.00 in sales tax for the City of Belleville.

Art on the Square receives 1st in Nation Fine Art Show Distinction 3rd year in a row

The Art on the Square Foundation is proud to announce that for the 3rd year in a row, Art on the Square has received the distinguished honor of being named the #1 Fine Art Show in the nation by Art Fair Source Book. This ranking is determined by the average sales of each artist. The 2011 Art on the Square brought in $1,090740, with an average net of $9,433 per each of the 105 artists showing. This, despite two days of inclement weather.

Patty Gregory, Executive Director of Art on the Square stated that a significantly larger amount of Art Cash sales prior to the event aided in the amount of sales that may have been lost due to the weather.