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Call for Artists: 44th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

May 17 & 18
Indianapolis, Indiana
Grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center
225+ Artists
Deadline:  January 26

Established in 1971, the Broad Ripple Art Fair, the Art Center's largest fundraiser, is Indy's kickoff to the summer festival season!  Now in it's 44th year, the Broad Ripple Art Fair attracts over 22,000 visitors annually to the Broad Ripple Village cultural district and showcases more than 225 artists from the U.S. and Canada.

The Art Fair features booths from local cultural entertainment on four stages and the Frank M. Basile Auditorium.

The Art Fair takes place on the grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center and it ARTSPARK, and the North Side Optimist Opti-Park annually each May.

All proceeds from the Art Fair aid the Art Center in serving more than 300,000 people annually through its year-round on-site studio art classes, contem- porary art exhibitions, community events and outreach programs for underserved youth.

Points of note:
  • Top 100 Art Fair (Sunshine Artist Magazine 2013) CainPark
  • Jury is open to public and scores are released to artists
  • Jury/booth fees ($35/$320-$370 depending on location)  
  • Over $400,000 in marketing and promotion
  • Features 225 fine artists
  • Second day pass-back for patrons, gated fair average of over 20,000 attendees
  • Heavy item pick up service
  • Staff and volunteer supported load-in and load-out
  • Over 400 volunteers

Application Dates:

  • Applications Open:  October 1
  • Application Deadline:  January 26
  • Notification:  February 26, 2014
  • Booth Fee due: March 23, 2014

For more information:  



Kyle Herrington, Artist Committee Chair:


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