Artist Resources

The following links are complied as an on-going resource of information gained from the Arts Council's Artist Professional Development Workshop Series.

Documenting your Artwork

Artist Professional Development, Artist Resources

A key element of presenting your artwork for gallery representation, calls for artists, grants, fellowships and more, is the quality of your documentation. The images of your artwork must be professionally photographed or scanned - or at least look like they were!

The list below names Indianapolis-based artist-friendly photographers who are experienced in shooting both 2D and 3D artwork for artist portfolios. 

If you would like to have your artwork professionally scanned, we recommend Heartland Printworks at the Stutz Business Center in downtown Indianapolis.

 If  you would like to photograph your own artwork, Indianapolis-based photographer Mike Loudermilk has created a simple and easy to follow guide to help or check out the video by Tyler Stalman at

Documenting Your Artwork PDF

Documenting Your Artwork Video 

Artist Personal Liability Insurance

Artist Professional Development, Artist Resources

The following firms are known by the Arts Council to offer personal liability insurance to artists.
Gregory & Appel Insurance
1402 North Capitol Avenue, Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Contact: Debbie Botts

Pillar Group
301 Pennsylvania Parkway, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Contact: Julia Hoskins