Open Calls for Artists

Art Noir (a black, white, and grayscale exhibit)

The Arts Council is bringing back it’s most popular exhibition, Art Noir. Art Noir is a black, white, and grayscale ONLY exhibit, without restrictions on media or theme. It is a juried exhibit with awards. A reception will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. For details and the registration form, please click the link below.

Prospectus and Registration Form: Art Noir 2019 Prospectus

Working Together (Arts Council and Evansville Museum collaborative exhibit)

Working Together is a collaborative exhibit presented by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana and the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science. The artwork is displayed at the Evansville Museum for the duration of the exhibit, with an opening reception held on Thursday, May 9, from 6 – 8 p.m.

Working Together is a regional call open to visual artists. All media are eligible. Each artist must pre-register to enter. Art MUST be original works and completed within the last two years. Entry cannot have been displayed in any Arts Council juried exhibition or have won a cash award in any regional exhibition. Artist must sign a hold harmless agreement at the time artwork is delivered. Accepted art must remain on display for the entire duration of the show. All sales generated from Working Together will be subject to the 35% commission policy, established by the Arts Council. Each artist should price their work accordingly, if the piece is for sale. Artists may enter up to two works into the exhibit. For details and the registration form, please click the link below.

Prospectus and Registration Form: 2019 Working Together prospectus

BANG: Artists Create the Universe (An Assignment)

Join the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission and moon landing by creating the Solar System in the Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery at 212 Main St. Participants will be assigned an astral body upon registration.

Submissions may be created in any media, 2D or 3D, and may be literal or metaphorical representations of the assigned subject. For example, the sun may be depicted as a glowing ball of fiery gas, as a mythical sun god (Ra, Apollo, Helios, etc.), or as a concept commonly symbolized by the sun.

Prospectus and Registration Form: BANG Prospectus