top of page
  • Writer's pictureFishers Arts Council

2024 Juried Exhibit of Hamilton County Artists: Submissions Open!

Fishers Arts Council

2024 Juried Exhibit of Hamilton County Artists Prospectus

Exhibit to Be Held at Art Gallery at City Hall Fishers City Hall

1 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN


 September 3-27, 2024


Entry Fees: Non-Student $25 for single entry; $35 for two entries (max allowed)

Student $10 for single entry; $15 for two entries (max allowed)


Artists must be current or former residents of Hamilton County, or currently reside within two (2) miles of the Hamilton County border. All entries are to be submitted with the understanding that accepted work may be photographed or videotaped for educational and publicity purposes.  All accepted images may be included on the Fishers Arts Council website and social media platforms.  All painted 2D mediums are eligible to enter. This includes watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastels and mixed media that incorporates at least one of these mediums. 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. Works from photographs must have written consent from the photographer.


Your signature on the entry form indicates that you agree to the rules and conditions of this prospectus. CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM


Fishers Arts Council Juried Exhibit 2024 Calendar

May 10: Fishers Arts Council Juried Show Prospectus available for artists

July 26: Digital images due for judging and sent to juror

August 16: Notices of acceptance into the show are sent to artists

August 31:   Accepted paintings delivered for judging between 10am-2pm

September 7:    Juror to judge show: 2024 Juror, Dan Annarino

September 13:  Reception & Awards Ceremony 

September 27:   Juried show closes

September 28:   Artists pick up paintings between 10am-12pm

Digital Image Requirements

1. Image may be up to 300dpi. 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, entry “A” or “B”, 2024, and painting title.

(example: smith,johnA2024flower.jpg)  The title of the artwork must match 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 and 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




1.  The Juried Show competition is open to current and former residents of Hamilton County, Indiana; or those currently living within two (2) miles of the Hamilton County border.  Artist may submit either one (1) or two (2) entries with the proper entry fee. Both pieces are eligible for entry if both are selected by the juror.  

2.  No triptychs or diptychs will be accepted.

3.     All entries must be the original concept and execution of the artist and made within the last year or within 365 days of September 1, 2024. No copies of paintings or published photographs will be accepted unless written permission is granted by the photographer.

4.     No AI created work will be accepted.

5.     No work produced in a class or under tutelage of an instructor will be accepted.

6.     The upper size limitation is 48” in any direction including 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.     Items with raw/unfinished edges will not be accepted. Items that show damage or wear to the gallery wrapped edges or frame, or which have dirty frames or glass, may not be accepted. We reserve the right to reject any piece due to its condition or framing. A refund, less processing fees, will be given for any rejected work.

8.     Strap hangers are required.  Saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.

9.    Titles and prices will be listed as they appear on the entry forms.  No changes will be made after entry forms are received.  

10.  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 Required

If an entrant receives $600 or more in sales and/or awards per year from the Fishers Arts Council, the Entrant agrees to provide their Social Security Number on a W-9 form to Fishers Arts Council upon request for the purpose of the council’s tax return.



As this time Fishers Arts Council will award the following cash prizes: $1,000 Best of Show, $600 Best Landscape, $600 Best Portrait/Figurative, $600 Best Abstract, $600 Best Floral/Other, and $250 People’s Choice.


All sales will be managed through Fishers Arts Council, which will facilitate pick up for the purchaser. Fishers Arts Council will retain a 20% commission of the sale and cut a check to the artist for the remaining 80%. Fishers Arts Council will collect, report, and pay all sales tax.  



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 forms, the artist assumes all risks.


Download PDF • 101KB

65 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page