(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Office of Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Treasurer Kelly Mitchell, in cooperation with the Indiana Arts Commission, are now accepting entries for the 2019 Hoosier Women Artists Contest.
The annual competition, established in 2008, celebrates the importance of the arts in Indiana communities and showcases the work of talented female artists throughout the state.
Crouch said a wide variety of visual arts including drawing, painting, and photography are welcome to enter. The artwork is judged by a panel that includes Crouch, Mitchell, and peer artists coordinated by the Arts Commission.
Mitchell said winners of the Hoosier Women Artists Contest will have their work displayed in her office and the Lt. Governor’s office at the statehouse for one year to be enjoyed by thousands of school groups, visitors and staff who explore the building annually.
Additionally, pieces of art will also be selected by First Lady Janet Holcomb, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Auditor Tera Klutz, Chief Justice Loretta Rush, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick to display in their respective offices.
Submissions may be made on the Indiana Arts Commission’s Online Application System. The deadline for submissions is February 22, 2019.