About the Program
Since 2008, the Hoosier Women Artists program has celebrated and further expanded the important role art plays in our communities by showcasing the work of talented female artists throughout the state. Artists living in Indiana who identify as female are encouraged to submit artwork for consideration to be displayed in the Statehouse office of a female elected official.
- Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch
- Secretary of Education Dr. Katie Jenner
- Auditor of State Tera Klutz
- Chief Justice Loretta Rush
In addition, First Lady Janet Holcomb also selects pieces to be displayed in the Governor’s Residence each year.
The program is a partnership between the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer of State and the Indiana Arts Commission.
- The pieces must be framed or otherwise ready to hang on a wall
- Maximum dimensions including the frame: 42” x 60”
- Must be installation-ready, including frame and hanging wires
- One entry per artist
- Artist must identify as female
2023 application information is coming soon.
To view previous honorees, CLICK HERE
About the Indiana Arts Commission
The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) creates equitable access to the arts for all Indiana residents and is committed to intentional and ongoing engagement with all communities in our state. IAC will listen, engage, and incorporate diverse people and perspectives into all policies, programs, and services. Being consistently mindful and inclusive of the needs, ideas, and cultural history of the people who call Indiana home, IAC values and embraces their artistic expression and supports them as they advance the arts that reflect their values and traditions. IAC believes in embracing diversity, championing inclusion, practicing equity, and embodying both the geographic and cultural variety that form the fabric of Indiana.
Learn more at https://www.in.gov/arts/.
Communications and Community Engagement Manager
Indiana Arts Commission