Call for Artists


Entries Due: October 29 (12 – 5) & October 30 (10 – 5)
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 11 from 5-7, awards at 6:30
Exhibition Dates: November 11 – December 30, 2021

Help us honor veterans in this dual exhibit. Category 1 will feature artwork created by veterans and active-duty service members. Category 2 is a competitive segment that is open to all artists and features artwork honoring veterans.

Historical objects, memorabilia, uniforms, and much more will also be on display from the Madison County History Museum.


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 12th from 10 – 7 pm and Saturday, March 13th from 10 – *Extended to 5 pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 1 from 6 – 7:30. Awards at 6:30.
Exhibition Dates: April 1 – May 9, 2021

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:  May 24, 2021
Artist’s Reception: July 2, 2021
Exhibition Dates: July 2 – August 15, 2021

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, July 24 from 10 am – 4 pm
Opening Reception: First Friday, August 6th
Exhibition Dates: August 6 – September 12, 2021

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.