ARTSWIN exhibits and calls for artists

Art in the City 2021

Art in the City is the Arts Council’s annual members-only exhibit, and a chance for local artist members to showcase their current work. Each member receives one free entry into the exhibit.

Membership: Dues are $50.00 for 12 months of benefits. To review these benefits, visit our membership page at

Please click the link below for the prospectus.


Gas Meter Painting Project

The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District (EID)
The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

Game Room Alley gas meter

Deadline for Submission
February 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. CST. Email submissions only.
Program Specifics
The mission of this project is to create a sense of excitement and civic pride in downtown Evansville by introducing new art projects which will incorporate selected gas meters and piping (not any nearby electrical panels). The EID is looking for a playful, whimsical, joy-filled way to decorate these needed infrastructure items.

Please click the link for the full Request for Proposals.

Immersive virtual exhibit

We’re proud to introduce our first immersive virtual gallery available to view on Artsteps — click here to view the virtual exhibit. We want to know what you think about this new experience, because we are interested in exploring the platform and the types of digital shows we can host. If you have any ideas, please contact ARTSWIN Community Director Zach Evans by email.

The first virtual exhibit we’re hosting on Artsteps is the Spooky Show. The exhibit 57 Halloween-inspired pieces from 57 regional artists.

If you’re using your phone, Artsteps has a free Android and iPhone app that makes the experience easier to use and navigate. Use your mouse to click and drag to look around. You can interact with all 57 pieces in this show by clicking on it. You can also point and click to where you want to “walk” to in the gallery. View the video above for instructions on how to navigate the new virtual gallery.

Android playstore download
iPhone app store download

future artswin exhibits

The Arts Council is working hard to restructure our gallery plans in the wake of COVID-19. Please stayed tuned for future calls for artists and news on upcoming exhibits. In the mean time, check out these recent exhibits.

RECENT artswin exhibits

Spooky Show 2020
Art in the City 2020
Recent Paintings From Jonathan Hittner
Jean Therapy: Protecting Our Waters — Textile art by Dawn Murtaugh
Creativity Challenges exhibits

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