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Hoosier Women Artist Contest Applications Open
Updated April 4, 2017 7:10 AM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, along with Treasurer Kelly Mitchell, and the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) have announced details for the 2017 Hoosier Women Artist Contest.

The annual competition was established in 2008 as a way to celebrate the importance of the arts in Indiana communities and showcase the work of talented female artists throughout the state.

Selected artworks will hang in the Statehouse offices of Treasurer Mitchell, Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick, Auditor Tera Klutz, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, and First Lady Janet Holcomb for one year.

Submissions may be made on the Indiana Arts Commission's Online Application System through April 19, 2017.

Fairs and Festivals

  • Call for artist vendors, Monument Circle Art Fair 2017, Indianapolis, IN (Deadline April 15, 2017)
  • Call for vendors, Chalk Walk Arts Festival, Jasper, IN (Deadline May 15, 2017)
  • Call for food vendors, Art in the Park festival series, Lafayette, IN (Deadline 5:00 p.m. May 23, 2017)
  • Call for artist vendors, Garden-Related art, SullivanMunce Cultural Center, Zionsville, IN (June 24, 2017)
  • Call for artist vendors, Lockerbie Square Street Market, Indianapolis, IN (September 16, 2017)
Fellowships, Residencies & Scholarships
  • Call for applications from Black & Latino chamber music and solo performers, Sphinx Performance Academy, Cleveland Institute of Music (Deadline 11:59 p.m. (EDT) April 12, 2017)
  • Call for student scholarship applications, LEAD Conference, Austin, TX (Deadline April 30, 2017)
  • Call for submissions, Indiana Black Expo Film Festival & Competition, Indianapolis, IN
  • Call for submissions, Chicago International Children's Film Festival (Deadline May 31, 2017)
Performing Arts
  • Call for grant applications, USArtists International (Deadline April 5, 2017)
  • Call for youth auditions, Iibada Dance Company, Indianapolis, IN (April 8, 2017)
  • Call for auditions, Twentieth Century, Hendricks Civic Theatre, Danville, IN (April 10, 2017)
  • Call for talent submissions, Jasper Arts Center, Jasper, IN (Deadline April 10, 2017)
  • Call for auditions, James and the Giant Peach, Fort Wayne Youtheatre, Fort Wayne, IN (Audition dates April 11 & 12, 2017)
  • Call for auditions, Grease, Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, Indianapolis, IN (April 30, 2017)
  • Call for auditions, Hancock County Youth Talent Show, Greenfield, IN (May 1, 2017)
  • Call for youth auditions, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shelby County Players, Shelbyville, IN (May 23, 2017)
  • Call for musicians, Phoenix Theatre, Indianapolis, IN (Rehearsals begin May 29, 2017)
  • Call for auditions, New World Youth Orchestra, Indianapolis, IN (Audition dates will be scheduled in June and July)
  • Call for stage directors, Delphi Opera House, Delphi, IN (various productions and dates)
  • Call for submissions, 7th Annual International Photography Competition, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL (Deadline April 17, 2017)
  • Call for submissions, Streetwise, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT (Deadline April 19, 2017)
  • Call for entries, Allard Prize for International Integrity, Vancouver, BC (Deadline May 1, 2017)
  • Call for submissions, Flights of Fancy, Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY (Deadline May 12, 2017)
Public Art
  • Apply for Public Artist Roster, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA (Deadline April 12, 2017)
  • Call for mural artists, Main Street & Broadway locations, Greensburg, IN (Deadline 4:00 p.m. (EDT) April 15, 2017)
Varied Disciplines
  • Call for artists, To Be or Not to Be, Shakespeare themed art for gallery exhibition, Art Works Gallery, Cedar City, UT (Deadline April 15, 2017)
  • 2017 Spirit & Place Festival, Indianapolis, IN (Deadline April 21, 2017)
Visual Arts
  • Call for artists, 91st Annual Spring Art Show, Kokomo Art Association, Kokomo, IN (Deadline April 24, 2017)
  • Call for entries, Small Wonders Art Show, Heartland Arts Gallery, Plymouth, IN (Deadline April 15, 2017)
  • Call for submissions, L'Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington, MA (Deadline April 15, 2017)
  • Call for artists, That Looks Sketchy Exhibition, Art Works Gallery, Cedar City, UT (Deadline April 15, 2017)
  • Call for entries, 6x6 International Exhibition, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY (Deadline April 16, 2017)
  • Call for artists, Home Exhibition, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN (Deadline April 17, 2017)
  • Call for artists with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Art Expo 2017, Indianapolis, IN (April 20 - 21, 2017)
  • Call for artists, Curio Cabinet Exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN (Deadline April 21, 2017)
  • Call for entries, Dimensions 2017, Womble Carlyle Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC (Deadline April 30, 2017)
  • Oil Painters of America Conference, Cincinnati, OH (May 5, 2017)
  • Call for submissions, Expressions of Hope, Conquer Cancer Foundation (Deadline May 12, 2017)
  • Call for submissions, 2018 Exhibitions, John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN (Deadline May 12, 2017)
  • Call for entries, 2017 Juried Show, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (Deadline May 15, 2017)
  • Call for entries, Indiana Heritage Arts 39th Annual Exhibition & Sale, Nashville, IN (Deadline May 20, 2017)
  • Call for artists, "home" 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Deadline May 25, 2017)
  • Call for entries, Marshall County Courthouse Art Contest, Plymouth, IN (Deadline June 3, 2017)
  • Call for entries, SHOUT!, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL (Deadline June 11, 2017)
  • Call for entries, notBIG (4), Fourth bi-annual small arts competition, M.S. Rezny Studio-Gallery, Lexington, KY (Deadline June 15, 2017)
  • Call for entries, 14th Semiannual Competition, Dave Bown Projects (Deadline June 24, 2017)

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers needed for Stutz Open House, Indianapolis, IN (April 28 - 29, 2017)

Chalk Walk Art Volunteers needed for 500 Festival Kids Day, Indianapolis, IN(Deadline May 5, 2017)

Volunteers sought for Virginia Avenue Folk Fest, Indianapolis, IN (May 13, 2017)

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