Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Call for Artists: Athenaeum ArtSpace

Application Deadline: Noon, June 5, 2009
Show Date: July 2009

The Athenaeum ArtSpace, Indy’s newest art venue, is seeking local, family-friendly, emerging, and unknown artists for commission-free exhibitions.

Each exhibition opens on IDADA First Friday and continues approximately three weeks. Artists of all media are encouraged to submit work for these juried exhibitions.
  • Artist should reside in Marion or one of the seven surrounding counties.
  • Artist should be capable of demonstrating the completion of two semesters of formal art studies or be capable of demonstrating at least three years of art production.
  • Artist has not displayed artwork in the IDADA downtown art districts unless the display was part of a special event like “Visual Fringe” or other one-time special displays (less than 30 days).
  • Artist will demonstrate an enrollment with IAC within 10 days prior to any display. (this is a no cost enrollment).
For the July 5 exhibit, submissions should include the following information and should be received by June 5 at 5:00pm:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Bio/Resume
  • CD containing 10-20 images (no less than 300 dpi, 600x800)
  • Accompanying Title List with CD, numbered accordingly and including title, medium, dimensions, and year
  • DO NOT include name on title list - all submissions are juried
Send submissions c/o Kevin Gierman
The Athenaeum ArtSpace
401 E. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Or contact Kevin Gierman at:
(317) 655-2755 ext. 152

Call to Artists - Zionsville Autumn Arts Fair

Entry Deadline: June 15, 2009
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2009

The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce, Zionsville Arts Initiative and Zionsville Merchants Association will be sponsoring the Zionsville Autumn Arts Fair on Saturday, October 10, 2009, 10 am to 6 pm. Held in conjunction with annual Chili Cook-off, the juried art fair will be held in downtown Zionsville along Elm Street, adjacent to Lions Park.

Artists must be able to supply their own tents and display equipment. Booth fees are $100.00 for entry before June 15, 2009. After June 15th, entry fee is $125.00. Artists are invited to submit three digital images (no print images please), resume and first person artist statement/bio to RHHill81866@aol.com before June 15th.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Dreaming in Vivid Color opens tonight at the Indianapolis Art Center

May 8, 2009
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Dreaming in Vivid Color - Indianapolis Arts Council Creative Renewal Fellows 2007-08

Indianapolis Art Center
820 E. 67th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 255-2464

Dreaming in Vivid Color opens tonight featuring works from the 2007-08 round of Creative Renewal Fellows. The opening is free and open to the public and will be catered by the Jazz Kitchen. Drink are available for purchase, free to Art Center members.

There are performances throughout the evening in the Frank M. Basile Auditorium. The schedule is as follows:

6:00 - 6:30 Becky Archibald Group
6:30 - 6:40 Ju Fang Liu
6:40 - 7:10 Program announcements including announcing the new 2009-10 Fellows
7:10 - 7:40 Readings by Jim Simmons, Candace Denning, Barb Shoup, and David Shumate
7:40 - 8:00 Shannon Forsell

In addition Tom Robertson will be hosting an improv workshop from 7:00 - 9:00 (studio to be determined) and Jari Sheese will be doing a flame-working demo from 7:00 - 8:00 (studio to be determined).

This event is in conjunction with the Spring Broad Ripple Gallery Tour which runs from 5:00 - 10:00 pm.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Flat files for Sale

One print file measureing 33" x 44" (I am unsure of the height) and having "quite a few drawers" is available for Sale. James Weir is offering them for $200. If you are interested contact him at (317) 846-3727.

They are from a downsizing architecture firm.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Vandra Pentecost to Exhibit

Columbia Club
121 Monument Circle
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 7, 5:30-7:30pm

Artist Member Vandra Pentecost is exibiting works in a group show downtown at the Columbia Club May 7 - June 30, 2009.

Artist Reception - Thursday May 7th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Participating with her are; J.D. Naraine, Donna Shortt, Corrin Hull, and Vivian Gladden.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Beyond Perceptions opening Today!

Rachel Trempe, Untitled, Ben Davis High School

IUPUI Fairbanks Hall
Clarian Education and Resource Center
340 W. 10th St.
Indianapolis, IN
May 1, 6:30 - 9:00pm

Beyond Perceptions:

This exhibit explores stereotypes and perceptions of homelessness through the creative expression of local high school students and homeless adults. Presented in conjunction with the Indianapolis Art Center, Wheeler Mission Ministries Lighthouse Center, Wheeler Center for Women and Children, and the Threshold Project. Call (317) 255-2464 x235 for more information.