Current Call for Artists

FIBER/TEXTILE (Intertwined II)

Entries Due: Friday, May 31 from 10 am – 5 pm & Saturday, June 1 from 10 am – 3 pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 13, 5:30 – 7:30, awards at 6:15 pm
Exhibition Dates: June 13 – August 2, 2024

Artisans are invited to enter AMOA’s 2nd textile/fiber competition and exhibition. AMOA will exhibit submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to the fiber medium. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes, and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines.

Artists are encouraged to include a statement about each of their individual pieces or a general statement about their work in fiber and textiles. Please attach your statement to the entry form or send it through email to

This competitive exhibit will be showcased alongside Intertwined II: A Contemporary Fibers Exhibit.

Judge: Carrie Wright


Digital Entries Due:  Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Artist’s Reception: Sunday, August 11, 2024 @ 2:30 pm
Exhibition Dates: August 11 – September 29, 2024

All artists, 18 years or older, in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, & WI) are invited to enter this open competition and exhibition. This exhibit is focused on giving artists the opportunity to turn all the classic “Figures of Speech” into works of art. Examples include “Birds of a Feather Flock Together” or “When Pigs Fly.” The following media are accepted: works on paper, paintings, contemporary conceptual photography, mixed media, and sculpture.

Past Call For Artists


Entries Due: In-Person Artwork Drop Off at Minnetrista October 8 & 9; 10 a.m.– 5 p.m
Opening Reception: Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony at Anderson Museum of Art November 3; 5–8 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: November 4, 2023 – January 7. 2024

Since 2001, Open Space: Art About the Land, an annual art competition and exhibition, has encouraged Indiana artists to derive creative inspiration from the land and recognized new artistic creations that celebrate the notion of “open space” as it relates to the land.
Reimagined this year as an “art trail,” this exhibition will be openedsimultaneously as two sister exhibitions across East Central Indiana: at Minnetrista Museum & Gardens and the Anderson Museum of Art. Developed by the two museums in partnership with Red-tail Land Conservancy, a portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Red-tail’s work to preserve and restore vital wildlife habitats and natural beauty.


Entries Due: Friday, August 18 from 10 am – 5 pm & Saturday, August 19 from 10 am – 3 pm
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 10 from 1 -3 , Awards at 1:30
Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 22, 2023

Open to all artists, this annual juried show is sponsored by the Art Association of Madison County, Inc and held here at the Anderson Museum of Art. All works must be original and completed within the past four years. All mediums are accepted including paintings, watercolors, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, and photography. Up to two pieces of artwork can be entered. For questions about this exhibition please contact Theresa Lucas as noted in the prospectus. Being an AMOA member does NOT get you the member price. You must be an AAMC member as they are a different organization.


Entries Due: Friday, February 23rd 3 – 6 pm and Saturday 24th 11 am – 3:30 pm
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 3rd 2 – 5 pm
Exhibition Dates: March 3 – 16

Explore high school work from students across Madison County during the 25th annual Art Association of Madison County Student Show. Freshman through Senior age students attending a Madison County public or private school, are homeschooled, and who live in Madison County are eligible. 


Entries Due: Friday, March 22nd  (10 am – 5 pm) and Saturday, March 23 (10 am – 5 pm)
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 7, awards at 2:30 pm
Exhibition Dates: April 7 – May 25, 2024

All photographers 18 and older living in Indiana are invited to enter our annual photography competition and exhibition, IN-Focus. Photographers can enter up to six photographs into seven categories: People, Nature/Scenic, Animal/Wildlife, Architecture, Photo Journalism, Digital Manipulation, Open.