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2023 Juried Exhibit of Hamilton County Artists: Submissions Open!

Updated: Jul 20

Fishers Arts Council 2023 Juried Exhibit of Hamilton County Artists Prospectus Proudly Sponsored by Jiffy Lube of Indiana Exhibit to be Held at Hamilton County Community Foundation Collaboration Hub Gallery September 5-29, 2023

Entry Fee: $25 for single entry; $35 for two entries (max allowed) Student $10 for single entry; $15 for two entries (max allowed) All entries are to be submitted with the understanding that accepted work may be photographed or videotaped for education & publicity purposes. All Accepted images may be included on the Fishers Arts Council website and social media. All painted 2D mediums are eligible to enter. All entries must be suitably presented for hanging.

Note: No work that has won awards in any JURIED show in Indiana will be accepted. This includes competitions such as the Indiana State Fair, SALI, IAC, IHA, WSI and Hoosier Salon. In addition, no work completed in a workshop and under the supervision of an instructor will be accepted. All work must be original. Your signature on the entry form indicates your agreement to the rules and conditions of this prospectus. CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM

Fishers Arts Council Juried 2023 Exhibit Calendar April 24: Fishers Arts Council Juried Show Prospectus available for artists August 7: Digital images are due for judging and sent to juror August 25: Notices of acceptance into the show are sent to artists September 2: Accepted paintings delivered for judging between 10am- 2pm September 3/4: Juror to judge show September 8: Reception & Awards Ceremony September 29: The Juried show ends September 30: Artists pick up paintings

Digital Image Requirements 1. Image may be up to 300 dpi. PNG and JPEG files accepted. File should not exceed 4MB. 2. No digital enhancement is allowed. 3. Image must match the artwork submitted. 4. The image must be oriented correctly (vertical or horizontal). 5. Save the image with your name, as Entry “A” or Entry “B” 2022, with the painting title. For example: smith, johnA2022flower.jpg. This information must match the information on your entry form. Online Form 1. Fill out the form completely. 2. Upload your image(s) with the appropriate file name(s) as indicated above. 3. Online submission & payment must be received before image is processed.

All Entries No entry will be processed until your entry form & payment are received.

If you have difficulty with the online form, contact us at or at 317-537-1670.

Payment can be made online by clicking here: Select the appropriate fee for your number of entries and your student status. If you wish to pay by check:

Make check payable to Fishers Arts Council Fishers Arts Council Attn: Juried Exhibit 11650 Olio Road, Suite 1000-241 Fishers, IN 46037

Rules 1. The Juried Show competition is open to current and former residents of Hamilton County, Indiana. Artist may submit either one (1) or two (2) entries with the proper entry fees. Both pieces are eligible for entry if both are selected by the juror. 2. No diptychs or triptychs will be accepted. 3. All entries must be the original concept and execution of the artist. No copies of paintings or published photographs will be accepted. 4. No digitally created or enhanced work will be accepted. 5. No work produced in a class or under tutelage of an instructor will be accepted. 6. The size limitation is 42” x 42” in any direction including the frame. No exceptions. All work must be framed as appropriate for the medium of the art. Plexiglas is preferred for all traditionally framed artwork and is required if metal frames are used. A simple gallery-quality frame is highly recommended. A white or neutral mat is strongly recommended, when appropriate to the medium. 7. Strap/wire hangers are required. Saw tooth hangers will not be accepted. 8. Titles and prices will be listed as they appear on the entry forms. No changes will be made after entry forms are submitted. 9. No further work can be done on a painting once it is accepted. The painting will not be accepted if it is different from the original image submitted. Social Security Number May Be Required If entrant receives $600 or more in sales and/or awards per year from the Fishers Arts Council, the Entrant agrees to provide his/her Social Security Number on a W-9 form to Fishers Arts Council upon request for the purpose of the council’s tax return. Awards UPDATED 7/20/23: Thanks to juried exhibit title sponsor, Jiffy Lube of Indiana, Fishers Arts Council will award the following cash prizes: Jiffy Lube of Indiana Best of Show - $1,000; Best Landscape; Best Portrait/Figurative; Best Abstract; Best Floral/Other; People's Choice. (Prize values may increase or additional prizes added if additional sponsors are confirmed.) Sales All sales will be conducted through Fishers Arts Council, which will facilitate contact between the artist and the purchaser. Fishers Arts Council will retain a 20% commission from the sale and will charge, collect, and report sales tax.

Risk Fishers Arts Council representatives will exercise diligent and reasonable care, but they will NOT be responsible for any loss or damage to any work. Broken glass must be replaced by the artist. By signing the entry form, the artist assumes all risks.


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