Summary of Opportunity
The Arts Council of Indianapolis, in partnership with the 2022 College Football PlayoffIndianapolis Host Committee, the College Football Playoff Foundation, and the Indianapolis Airport Authority, is seeking artwork from Indiana visual art educators currently teaching in grades PreK-12 for both physical and digital exhibitions to be held at the Indianapolis Artsgarden, the Indianapolis International Airport’s KIND Gallery, and the Airport’s SHARP monitor in the Ticket Hall. All exhibitions take place between mid-December and mid-June, 2022, with a focus on the period from January 1-15, 2022.
Artists may apply for the physical exhibitions at the Artsgarden and/or the airport, the digital exhibition at the airport, or a combination of these opportunities.
Each artist selected to exhibit physical work will receive $100 to support the artist’s art education program and an additional $100 that will go directly to the artist, for a total of $200. Artists exhibiting only in the digital slideshow at the airport will receive $50 as a licensing fee for their work.
The artwork for the group exhibitions and digital presentation will be chosen by an internal selection committee consisting of representatives from the Arts Council of Indianapolis, the 2022 College Football Playoff Indianapolis Host Committee, the College Football Playoff Foundation, and the Indianapolis Airport Authority. Work will be selected based on quality and fit within the larger group show. All exhibitions will be administered and installed by Arts Council staff.
All visual arts educators currently teaching grades PreK-12 in any type of school (public, private, charter, etc.) in Indiana are invited to apply.
(Dates are subject to change, as we will adhere to any up-to-date COVID restrictions)
How to apply
Complete the application form HERE. The application deadline is Sunday, November 7 at 11:59 p.m.
The form will ask you to upload images of up to five (5) suggested artworks, then select the opportunity (/ies) you wish each artwork to be considered for.
Alternatively, you can upload one file containing images and information for up to 5 artworks.
Information about images:
Contact Kate Oberreich, Artist Engagement Coordinator, email@example.com or (317) 631-3301 x 234.
ABOUT THE 2022 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF INDIANAPOLIS HOST COMMITTEE
The 2022 College Football Playoff Indianapolis Host Committee works with the CFP to promote, organize and execute the January 10, 2022, CFP National Championship and its related events in the Indianapolis community. The Indianapolis Host Committee remains committed to a seamless partnership with the CFP and stakeholders to continue making a difference in communities across the state of Indiana after the game and into the future. For more information, visit IndyFootball2022.com.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF FOUNDATION
The College Football Playoff Foundation (@CFPExtraYard) is the 501(c)3 non profit organization serving as the community engagement arm of the College Football Playoff (@CFBPlayoff) and works in partnership with institutions of higher education, sports organizations, corporations and nonprofits to support educators and improve U.S. student outcomes. The purpose of the CFP Foundation lies in supporting PreK-12 education across the country. The CFP Foundation’s primary platform, Extra Yard for Teachers, is dedicated to elevating the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering teachers in four core areas: resources, recognition, professional development, and recruitment and retention.
ABOUT THE ARTS COUNCIL OF INDIANAPOLIS
The Arts Council is an organization that advocates for the need and importance of broad community funding and support for a thriving arts scene; connects artists, audiences, businesses, foundations, and arts and cultural organizations with opportunities to expand central Indiana’s creative vitality; and innovates by constantly pursuing and promoting programs that catalyze creative growth in central Indiana.
The Arts Council owns and operates two performance and exhibition spaces, the Indianapolis Artsgarden (attached to Circle Centre Mall) and Gallery 924 (at 924 N. Pennsylvania Street). The Arts Council allocates public funding to arts and cultural organizations through a competitive grant program; offers fellowship opportunities; provides programs, services, and technical assistance for artists and arts organizations; and manages public art programs including the City of Indianapolis’ Public Art for Neighborhoods initiative. The Indy Arts Guide provides a comprehensive arts calendar featuring thousands of events, performances, and exhibitions throughout central Indiana. For more information on the Arts Council, call (317) 631-3301 or visit online at indyarts.org. Connect with the Arts Council of Indianapolis on Facebook/indyarts, Twitter and Instagram @artscouncilindy
ABOUT THE INDIANAPOLIS AIRPORT AUTHORITY
The Indianapolis Airport Authority owns and operates Indiana’s largest airport system in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. In addition to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), its facilities include the Downtown Heliport, Eagle Creek Airpark, Hendricks County Airport-Gordon Graham Field, Indianapolis Regional Airport and Metropolitan Airport. IND generates a $5.4 billion total annual economic impact for Central Indiana – without relying on state or local taxes to fund operations. More than 10,000 people work at the airport each day, and 22,600 area jobs have a connection to the airport. In 2019, IND served more than 9.5 million business and leisure travelers. IND is consistently ranked, year after year, as the best airport in North America and the nation, based on ease of use, passenger amenities, customer service, local retail offerings and public art. The airport is home of the world’s second largest FedEx operation and the nation’s eighth-largest cargo facility. IND is committed to becoming the airport system of choice for both passenger and cargo service. For more information, visit IND’s Facebook page at Indianapolis International Airport and Twitter page at @INDairport.
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