Call for Artists


Entries Due:
Fri, Oct. 28, 2022, 10 am – 5 pm
Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm

Opening Reception: Nov 17, 2022, more info coming soon!

Exhibition Dates: Nov 17, 2022 – Jan 15, 2023

Artisans are invited to enter this year’s themed exhibit Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: The Art of Transportation. We are looking for 2D works of art that showcase the beauty and design of the art of transportation. Works of art must fit in 1 of the 3 categories:

  • Planes
  • Trains
  • Automobiles

Artists may enter up to 2 works of art and may enter both into a single category if desired. Two awards will be given for each category with an overall award total of $1,500. Exhibited works of art will be featured along side our scale plane, trains, and automobile models.


Entries Due:September 10 & 11; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (NO DIGITAL ENTRIES THIS YEAR) @Minnetrista
Opening Reception: October 1 @ Minnetrista
Exhibition Dates:
October 2–November 7, 2021

Art Association of Henry County
November 17– December 23, 2021

Anderson Museum of Art
January 12– February 20, 2022

Open Space: Art About the Land is an art competition and exhibition which seeks to recognize and encourage artists in Indiana who derive creative inspiration from the land, or whose work celebrates the notion of open space as it relates to the land.  A portion of the proceeds from entry fees and purchase awards will go toward helping Red-Tail Land Conservancy further its mission to preserve and restore ecologically significant land in East Central Indiana. Learn more about Red-Tail Land Conservancy at Any work—completed within the last three years—in any media addressing the spirit of open space with reference to the land, including experimental and interpretive work.


Entries Due: Friday, March 18th  (10 am – 5 pm) and Saturday, March 19 (10 am – 5 pm)
Opening Reception: Friday, April 1 from 6 – 7:30. Awards at 6:30.
Exhibition Dates: April 1 – June 4, 2022

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.


Digital Entries Due:  August 1, 2022
Artist’s Reception: September 1, 2022
Exhibition Dates: September 1 – October 23, 2022

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.


Entries Due: Saturday, August 20 from 10 am – 4 pm
Opening Reception: Sunday, August 28 from 2 – 5 pm, Awards at 3:30
Exhibition Dates: August 28 – October 23, 2022

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.