Art pieces will tell the story of the people, moments, and events from Indiana basketball history.
Artists applied to create a commissioned mural in the Gainbridge Fieldhouse Team Store or proposed new or existing original works to be installed throughout the arena.
For more information, see our FAQ section or watch the workshop videos below.
All applications for this opportuninty are now closed.
Application workshops were broadcast via Zoom and livestreamed on the Arts Council of Indianapolis’s Facebook page if Zoom. Recordings are available here.
To be eligible for these opportunities, artists had a strong connection to Indiana in at least one of the following ways:
Below are some questions we’ve received about the Fieldhouse of the Future art program at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Check this list to see if your question has been asked, or view the two workshop videos to learn more.
While Reggie Miller definitely fits into some of the storylines of the Fieldhouse art program, we don’t know if the Pacers would be purchasing the portrait you’ve done as a physical artwork. They might be interested in licensing the portrait. Or, they might be interested in learning how well you do portraits in the event they’d like to commission you for an entire story that includes portraiture of Reggie Miller. Read about the different story options in the RFQ document, and check the appropriate boxes on the application form.
Yes, if they are typically less than 4 inches deep, that work could potentially be part of the art program.
Fair question. But, we are looking for artists who have strong personal connections to the state. That essentially means you live here now, you were born and/or raised here, or you were educated at an Indiana college or university.
Yes! Just make sure you provide bios on each team member, examples of each person’s independent work, and if you’ve done work together, provide those examples as well.
Yes, that would make the team eligible. Please make sure to note that when you fill out the application.
At this time we are only interested in work for the interior areas of the redesigned fieldhouse.
Some of those spaces may be appropriate for hand-painted murals. When you apply, please include images of your past mural work and indicate your interest in hand-painting murals in the “free text” box at the end of the application.
The Pacers are not looking for logo designs at this time.
At this point, we are not yet looking for design concepts. If you are interested in a commission for new work, please just send examples of your past work. A few things to know: