March 13, 2024

Ignite Studio Call for Art: Change of Scenery

Ignite Studio Call for Art Change of Scenery

By Sydney B., Arts Education Coordinator

Ignite Studio at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers seeks submissions for “Change of Scenery,” our upcoming group exhibition set to celebrate this year’s summer reading program “Adventure Begins at Your Library.”

Art often inspires adventure. How has a change of scenery affected you? How does your art reflect your own adventures or adventures you wish to have? Did you have an adventure with a new art medium or explore an art form you have never tried before? Did you make a big adventurous leap from one medium to another within the artwork? Ignite Studio wants to see your artistic adventures for our new show “Change of Scenery.”

Artwork will be displayed at Ignite Studio, in the lower level of the Hamilton East Public Library at:
5 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN, 46038

watercolor of venetian canal

John Singer Sargent, “Venetian Canal”, watercolor on paper

Entry

We display artwork by local artists of all ages and backgrounds. We encourage everyone to submit!

Eligibility

Copies or edits of another artist’s work are not eligible for entry.

All work must be original.

No AI generated work.

Any work previously displayed at Ignite Studio is not eligible for entry.

Hanging work should not exceed 70 lbs.

Ignite Studio is located in a public library visited by all ages. Work with nudity or profanity will not be accepted.

Displayed artworks may be photographed for promotional work (social media, print materials, etc.)

Presentation

All 2-D work must be wired for hanging before drop-off. No sawtooth hangers.

Sales

All work is allowed to be listed for sale. Ignite Studio does not take commission or facilitate sales. By submitting your work, you are giving Ignite Studio staff permission to provide your contact information to interested buyers. If your work is sold, it is the responsibility of the artist to inform Ignite staff so that we may mark it as sold for the duration of the show. It is the artist’s responsibility to arrange for delivery of the sold artwork to the client.

colored pencil art of group of mountains in distance visible from behind car windshield

Lauren Redniss, “Oak Flat”, colored pencil on paper

Submission Guidelines

Submit all required materials via email to brinks@hepl.lib.in.us by Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Artists may submit up to three pieces.

Acceptable formats include, but are not limited to, painting, drawings, fiber arts, ceramics, photography, and collage.

Submission should be all on one document, either a .docx or .pdf, with one photo slide per page that includes the following information for the appropriate photo:

  • Artist’s name
  • Title
  • Dimensions of artwork
  • 1-3 images of work for consideration (1 image per piece, up to 3 pieces)
  • Media

Reception and Display

Stop by and see “Change of Scenery” on display from May 11 – August 2, 2024 in Ignite Studio, located in the lower level of Hamilton East Public Library at Fishers.

Join us for an Artist Reception on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 6:00 pm.