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ARTIST CALL OUT: Community Exhibits for June, October, December

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: May 19, September 15, November 10

SUBMIT ARTWORK: CLICK HERE

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Overall requirements and hanging guidelines listed below

JUNE EXHIBIT: Summer Shine!

This exhibit focuses on what brings us joy, the pride in being our true selves, and the beauty that shines from within. Bold colors, big statements, and love are the aim of this exhibit. Artists from all over Central Indiana (and beyond) are welcome. 2-D works must be able to be hung with a wire, weigh no more than 50 lbs., and not exceed more than 5' in any direction. Artists will be interviewed during our reception by board member, Pat Grabill.

This exhibit will be open to the public from June 5-30, 2023

Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM, excluding holidays

There will be a free Second Friday public reception on Friday, June 9, from 6-8 PM

Live music, refreshments, community and FRESH ART!


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 3:00PM EST on Friday, May 19, 2023

Artists will be notified of their acceptance into the exhibit by/before May 26, 2023 Artwork Drop Off: Saturday, June 3 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Artwork Pick Up: Saturday, July 1 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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OCTOBER EXHIBIT: Fishers: An Historical Perspective

This exhibit celebrates Hamilton County's Bicentennial. That's right, we're 200 years old (Fishers is 150 this year) and we're celebrating Fishers and Small Town Indiana. Artwork that includes glimpses of the past, recreations of historic photos, and hints of yesteryear are the aim of this exhibit. Special guest curator, Mark Rouse of the Fishers Historical Society and mixed media artist. 2-D works must be able to be hung with a wire, weigh no more than 50 lbs., and not exceed more than 5' in any direction. Artists MAY be interviewed during our reception by board member, Pat Grabill. This is dependent upon the evening program of guest speakers.


This exhibit will be open to the public from October 2 - November 3, 2023

Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM, excluding holidays

There will be a free Second Friday public reception on Friday, October 13, from 6-8 PM

Artifacts and historical items from The Fishers Historical Society, special guest speakers, refreshments, community and HISTORY CELEBRATING ART!


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 3:00PM EST on Friday, September 15, 2023

Artists will be notified of their acceptance into the exhibit by/before September 22, 2023 Artwork Drop Off: Saturday, September 30 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM* Artwork Pick Up: Saturday, November 4 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM*

*These dates/times may change as we get closer to August


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DECEMBER EXHIBIT: Art of the Emerging Artist

This exhibit is for artists of all mediums who are brand new to exhibiting their work, those who are new to Fishers, and those who need that extra bump of exposure. All work is welcome - bring your best to make a great impression. 2-D works must be able to be hung with a wire, weigh no more than 50 lbs., and not exceed more than 5' in any direction. Should artists need help with wiring or have questions about framing, or pricing, we are here to help! Artists will be interviewed during our reception by board member, Pat Grabill.


This exhibit will be open to the public from December 4 - 29, 2023

Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM, excluding holidays

There will be a free Second Friday public reception on Friday, December 8, from 6-8 PM

Live music, refreshments, community and BRAND NEW ART!


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 3:00PM EST on Friday, November 10, 2023

Artists will be notified of their acceptance into the exhibit by/before November 22, 2023 Artwork Drop Off: Saturday, December 2 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Artwork Pick Up: Saturday, December 30 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM



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ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to submit for this opportunity, artists must:

· Be a resident of Indiana (priority given to Fishers residents, if necessary);

· Provide family friendly art that matches the theme of the exhibit.


REQUIREMENTS:

· Provide three (3) to six (6) pieces of art (with a possibility of more)

· Be available to drop off art as mentioned for the specific exhibit

· Have the art on exhibit during the entire exhibit period listed above

· Be available to pick up art as mentioned for the specific exhibit

· Meet the FAC hanging requirements (see addendum 1 below)

· Preferred attendance at public reception, for the specific exhibit



QUESTIONS? CONTACT:

Fishers Arts Council via email at info@FishersArtsCouncil.org


ADDENDUM 1



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