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Call For Artists Hoosier Women in Art: Stories

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Call For Artists Hoosier Women in Art: Stories




Each year, the Garfield Park Arts Center hosts an annual Hoosier Women in Art exhibition to celebrate local female and female-identifying artists. This year’s theme, Stories, gives artists the opportunity to share their experiences. In the current climate, it’s becoming increasingly important for women’s stories to be seen and heard. Using art as a vehicle for storytelling, this exhibition will feature artwork in a diverse range of mediums created by women and inspired by women. Artists are encouraged to submit artwork that shares their personal experiences or express the story of another woman, this show will represent a cross section of women and female-identified artists.

All female and female-identifying artists working in any 2D or 3D mediums are encouraged to apply. Acceptable media include, but are not limited to: paintings, drawings, fiber arts, digital art, photography, sculpture, ceramics, mixed-media, collage, assemblage, mosaics, metalsmithing and woodworking. Artists can submit multiple pieces of artwork. There is no cost to submit.

Any performance artists, musicians, poets, and writers are also encouraged to submit their work or perform at First Friday. If interested, please contact


  • Freestanding work must not exceed seventy‐two (72) inches in height or fifty (50) pounds. Original 2D works must not be larger than 48” x 60.”
  • All works must be ready to hang or install upon arrival. If your piece hangs, some sort of hanging structure, such as a wire, must be included as we cannot hang anything from the ceiling. Please contact GPAC for information or questions. If shipped, work must include return shipping.
  • Please indicate your desire to participate in the show by emailing by April 13, 2018, or by mailing a portfolio to The Garfield Park Arts Center. In your email or mailed portfolio, please include your name, address, phone number, email, a short artist statement or bio, and a brief description of your work including: titles for each piece, mediums, and dimensions. Please also include the images of your work you intend to submit for the exhibition, either attached to the email or on a CD, if mailing a portfolio.
  • Artists will be notified of all decisions no later than April 20, 2018.
  • All works must be delivered to the Arts Center no later than Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 4pm. If you would like to make arrangements to drop off your work during non-business hours, please call or email.
  • The GPAC is a family friendly venue so all artwork must be venue appropriate.
  • Artwork must be picked up within 1-2 weeks after the exhibition ends.
  • Questions? Please contact: 317.327.7135



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