Contest open to women artists

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, Treasurer Kelly Mitchell and the Indiana Arts Commission have announced details for the 2020 Hoosier Women Artists contest.

The theme is a celebration of women and commemoration of the women’s suffrage centennial anniversary. Artists are encouraged to submit pieces related to this theme, expressed in the artists’ own interpretation. Visual arts including drawing, painting and photography are welcome as entries.

Submissions should be made on the Indiana Art Commission’s Online Application System at through Jan. Friday, 31. Applicants will need to create a username and password and select Hoosier Women Artists as the program name.

Entries must be framed wall art with dimensions (including frame) not exceeding 42-by-60 inches and not weighing more than 60 pounds. All entries must be installation ready, including frame and hanging wires. One entry per per artist will to be considered.

A reception will be held on March 4 at the Indiana Statehouse to honor the selected artists.

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