Juried Art Exhibition (Valparaiso, IN) - Call For Artists

Juried Art Exhibition (Valparaiso, IN) – Call For Artists

Juried Art Exhibition (Valparaiso, IN) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The Art Barn School of Art announces a call for artists for their 29th annual juried art exhibition. The purpose of this long-standing exhibition is to promote the creation and recognition of original quality 2-dimensional artwork and ceramic arts. The exhibition attracts entries from aspiring and established artists from Northwest Indiana, Chicago suburbs, and Southwest Michigan.

Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 28 February 2023

The exhibition opens April 15 and will run through May 19, 2023. An opening reception is scheduled for April 28 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm CST.

Your work will be juried by artist Aimee Tomasek (MFA University of Kentucky), an Associate Professor of Art at Valparaiso University. Aimee Tomasek will bring an expert eye to this year’s artwork selection process. As juror, Ms. Tomasek will help Art Barn ensure the highest standards and integrity. Tomasek is a documentary photographer. Her photographs address the social and cultural relationships between industry and regionalism along with more personal institutions such as faith, ethnic foundations, and a sense of community.

Art Barn provides numerous purchase and merit awards totaling $4,000.

  • Best of Show – $500
  • Merit Awards – in various values from $20 – $300
  • Purchase Awards – in amounts of $300, $400 or $500)
  • Jan Sullivan Emerging Artist Award – $200 (artists between the ages of 18-25 are eligible)

All proceeds generated from this exhibition, aside from awards, support Art Barn School of Art educational programs and exhibitions.

About Art Barn School of Art

Art Barn School of Art is dedicated to fostering the love of art for artists of all ages and abilities. Art Barn has a 50-year history and offers a full range of art education classes for children and adults, art exhibitions, and cultural programs year-round. In the Spring, the Art Barn walls fill floor to ceiling for the annual juried art exhibition (with a 29-year history). In September, Art Barn hosts its annual outdoor Art Blitz which engages visitors in art-making, demonstrations, and fun for the whole family.

Art Barn is housed in a century-old renovated barn in a 69-acre environment in Porter County, with rolling woodlands, a pond, open spaces, gardens, farm animals, wildlife, and endless sources of inspiration. The retreat-like atmosphere provides a safe space for creation and expression away from the distractions of life.

For more information, contact info@artbarnschool.org.

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