Calling all artists!
The Indianapolis Airport Authority, in partnership with the Indy Arts Council, invites visual artists to submit images of pre-existing two dimensional or digital artworks for consideration for reproduction as large-scale, temporary murals . The artworks will be photographed and the murals digitally printed on adhesive vinyl by third-party vendors and installed at no cost to the artist. This artwork will serve to welcome people arriving at the airport, and will remain installed for two years.
Applications are due July 10, 2022.Learn more
The KIND Gallery
The KIND Gallery is a temporary gallery space, located at IND in Concourse A, that was created in partnership with the Indy Arts Council to bring new and exciting exhibits to the terminal. The gallery name was inspired by IND’s international airport code.
The current gallery show features 20 pieces in a variety of mediums from 15 arts educators throughout Indiana, in partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation and the Extra Yard for Teachers initiative.
Entrepreneurs Awakening: The Making of a Legacy temporary vinyl mural by Indianapolis artist Tasha Beckwith
World's Fastest temporary vinyl mural by Shawn Michael Warren
Ride Through Indy rotoscope animation by Akili Sosa
Concourses of Life abstract paintings by Deonna Craig
In-Vision energetic vinyl artwork by Sherry Polley
Double Vision collaborative ceramics by Rachel Bleil and Andrew Perry Davis
Afro-Futurism stylized portraits by Boxx the Artist
"God is in Clean Laundry" pencil drawings on heirloom handkerchiefs by Constance Edwards Scopelitis
Finding Joy temporary vinyl mural reproduction of original painting by Molly Meier
TomorrowScope stainless steel and acrylic sculpture by Nathan Pierce
Kings of the Castle temporary vinyl mural reproduction of original drawing by Kevin Wilson
Because art and culture are such important parts of the fabric of Indianapolis, city leaders and the IAA sought a facility that was not only accessible and easy to navigate but also visually and aesthetically appealing. These visionaries determined that the new terminal would be an open, light-filled, modern and comfortable space rich in ambiance, color, texture and local expertise.
Commissioning our Permanent Collection at IND
The IAA issued a worldwide call for artists to begin the early stages of the Midfield Project, part of a 30-year airport master-planning initiative. A total of 550 artists submitted work and 37 works of art by 17 artists–eight who have Hoosier ties–were brought into the terminal, creating our permanent collection works at IND. Read about the stories behind the artworks and the artists within this collection below.
CMI City Sounds - Indianapolis International Airport
CMI City Sounds is a project of Classical Music Indy (CMI), supported by the Indy Arts and Culture Restart & Resilience Fund: An Arts Council of Indianapolis program made possible by Lilly Endowment Inc.
This video features a new composition by Eliza Brown. "Music With Airports" is being performed by Larry Powell (trumpet), Riley Giampaolo (trombone), Ryan Miller (trombone), and Paul Mergen (tuba) at IND.
This video is accessible in the terminal by scanning a QR code located on each gate monitor.
Showing Your Artwork at IND
Each quarter the IAA works with the Arts Council of Indianapolis to select a Central Indiana artist's collections to display throughout the terminal. This is our way to show passing travelers the amazing talent that is alive in Indiana. The installations reflect the diverse culture and environment of Central Indiana.
We welcome any local artists interested in displaying their artwork at IND to submit a request below. While the temporary exhibits display work from a new artist every three months, keep in mind that space is limited to the available space at IND. The IAA values cultural diversity and encourages artists and organizations of varying backgrounds and experiences to submit proposals.
For additional information on the arts program at IND or to submit your artwork for consideration please contact Caity by email or phone.Arts Council of Indianapolis