Call for Artists: Broad Ripple Art Fair

May 16 & 17
2171.jpgIndianapolis, Indiana

Grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center

225+ Artists booths
Deadline: January 25

Established in 1971, The Broad Ripple Art Fair, the Art Center's largest fundraise, is Indy's kickoff to the summer festival season!  Now in it's 45th year, the Broad Ripple Art Fair attracts over 15,000 visitors annually to the BroadRipple 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 it's year-round on-site studio art classes, contemporary art exhibitions, community events and outreach programs for underserved youth.

Points of note:

  • Top 100 Art Fair (Sunshine Artist Magazine 2014)
  • Jury is open to public and scores are released to artists
  • Jury/booth fees ($35/$370)
  • Over $250,000 in marketing and promotion
  • Features 225 fine artists2173.jpg
  • Second day pass-back for patrons, gated fair average of over 15,000 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 25
  • Notification:  February 27
  • Booth Fee due:  March 22

Kyle Herrington, Artist Committee Chair:

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