The Details

Eligible submissions: Open to all artists over the age of 18 who live in Indiana, at least part-time. Each artist may submit up to two 2-D paintings which may not exceed 60 inches in any direction and may not exceed 50 pounds. Paintings must be original, completed in the last three years, and have not received an award in any regional judged or juried shows.

Ineligible submissions: Paintings created in class or under the supervision of an instructor, copies of another artist’s work or published photographs, photography or digital art.

Prize Information

First: $1,500
Second: $750
Third: $250

JurorStephanie Paige Thomson

Key Dates
July 26: deadline for entry by 5:00 pm
August 5: artists notified
August 17: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, works delivered to Hendricks Live!
August 23: reception and awards presentation at 7:00 pm
September 21: exhibit closes
September 23: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, artwork pickup at Hendricks Live!

The Fine Print

  • Please remember, applications are DUE July 26, 2024 @ 5:00 pm.
  • Works may be for sale, but this is not required for entry in the exhibition. Hendricks Live! will retain a 30% commission on any sales.
  • Artists will be responsible for the delivery of artwork to Hendricks Live! (200 West Main St, Plainfield, IN) between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm on Saturday, August 17th and the pickup of artwork at Hendricks Live! between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm on Monday, September 23. Artists may not remove any artwork before the close of the exhibition.
  • Artwork must be properly framed with secure wire. Sawtooth hangers will not be accepted. Works on paper must be framed under glass or plexiglass.
  • Hendricks Live! will provide insurance on all works while exhibited based on the sale price up to $5,000. Hendricks Live! will not be responsible for damage during transit to or from the exhibit, and is not responsible for damage caused by poor wiring or framing.
  • To comply with state law, artists will be required to provide taxpayer ID or SSN if they win a prize or their work sells for more than $600.

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