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Collectors' Night: Thursday, September 6, 2018

First Friday: Friday, September 7, 2018

In 2017, the Arts Council of Indianapolis partnered with the DeHaan Family Foundation to create the DeHaan Artist of Distinction Award for the purpose of honoring Indianapolis-based contemporary visual artists with grants of up to $10,000 each for aspirational projects.

This September, Gallery 924 presents a curated group  exhibition of the inaugural recipients: Philip Campbell, Shawn Causey, Nhat Tran, and Lauren Zoll. Each artist has pushed their work in new dynamic ways, embodying the goals of the program which include a high tolerance for risk and exploration.

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August 2 - 30, 2018

Collectors' Night - Thursday, August 2, 5 pm - 8 pm

First Friday - Friday, August 3, 6 pm - 9 pm

This month, Gallery 924 shares the work of the House Life Project (HLP), a community of artists and neighbors that was active on the Near Eastside between 2015 and 2017. Through artistic practice and community collaboration, the HLP used abandoned houses as sites for addressing neighborhood change and expanding the creative landscape in Indianapolis.

We’re Open, Come In is an inclusive and welcoming space that invites visitors to learn about the HLP, its methods, and its community. Through an array of artworks and interactive installations, the exhibition will spark conversations about neighborliness, housing inequity, and the ways in which art can and can’t facilitate social justice.

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May 31st - July 20, 2018,

Collectors' Night - Thursday, May 31, 5 pm - 8 pm
First Friday Art Tour - Friday, June 1, 6 pm - 9 pm

Gallery 924 presents The Young Collectors Show II. Bring your little ones and join us as we celebrate the magical experience that can happen when young minds experience art for the first time. Expect to see beautiful, whimsical, intriguing, and thoughtful artwork by 32 central Indiana contemporary artists. This exhibition is curated and installed especially for the enjoyment and appreciation of 3 - 12 year old children. All artwork will be for sale including many pieces that will be offered as prints or reproductions as a way to encourage young art lovers to buy their first artwork. Each child who attends the opening reception will receive a special gift to help them learn more about the artists and artwork in the exhibition.

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May 3 - May 25, 2018

Collectors' Night - May 3, 5 pm - 8 pm
First Friday Art Tour - May 4, 6 pm - 9 pm

Lesley Baker is best known for her contemporary ceramic sculpture featuring small hybrid animals and familiar forms layered with appropriated images of natural and cultural references. By using ceramics to represent preciousness, raw materials, and history, the various altered natural forms are meant to ask the viewer to look more closely at the world around them. The fauna and flora are the innocents represented in the work not quite understanding the changes that are happening to them and around them. Much like how we are presented information through mass media, the true message is not always obvious. There is always uncertainty as to whether the message is ultimately good or bad. In her first Gallery 924 solo exhibition, Baker will share new work related to her animal hybrids, decorative plate forms with text and decals, and new experimental sound works.

Baker is an associate professor of art at Herron School of Art + Design and a 2013 Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Arts Fellow.

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April 5 - 28, 2018

Collectors' Night - April 5, 5 pm - 8 pm
First Friday Art Tour - April 6, 6 pm - 9 pm

Clay sculptor Andrew Perry Davis looks for the absurd in the everyday. Inspired by his first job working in a flea market, his favorite flea market finds were ones that defied quick or easy interpretation. Artifacts and antique toys inspire many of the forms he sculpts in his art practice. Alongside ceramic vessels that reference an unusual mix of time periods and cultures, you will find more intimate sculptures that reference a more recent past in the form of well-worn plush dolls. Traveling through this alternate history you will find statues of animal gods, commemorative vessels, and petrified carnival prizes blending the familiar with the historical. Elements that at first seem to be contradictory are a prompt for the viewer to play with their own references and interpretations.

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March 1 - March 30

When we experience art, we often times see work that has been edited, scrutinized, altered, and adjusted to bring us a finished piece ready for consumption. But what do we know about the artist's process? In the Artist Process, we will examine the artist's work from concept to completion, exploring the work of some of Indianapolis' best known visual, literary, and performing artists.

Artists:

Lois Main Templeton, visual (painter) (inspiration for this show)
Barb Shoup, literary (novelist)
Susan Koper, dance (choreography)
A. Paul Johnson, music (composer)
Paula Dione Ingram, music (opera and cabaret)
Katie Hudnall, visual (sculpture)
Wendell Lowe, visual (painting)
Steve Nyktas, visual (digital and photography)
Kasey May, visual (digital)
Pat Mack, visual (sculpture)
Reagan Furqueron, visual (sculpture)
Michael Mirabile, visual (printmaker)
Jacinda Russell, visual (conceptual)
Morgan Hauth, visual (drawing)

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December 1, 2017 - January 5, 2018
Gallery hours: M-F 9am - 5pm, Thursdays 9am- 6pm
Holiday hours: The Gallery will close at noon on Friday, December 22nd and re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9am.

TINY VI: The Year of Vonnegut at Gallery 924​ ​includes hundreds of small pieces of original art​ ​created by over 100 central Indiana artists. Much of this year's TINY art is inspired by or based upon Indy's own Kurt Vonnegut.​ ​You will find art in all media, all styles, all 6​"​ x 6​"​ x​ ​6​" or smaller​ ​with prices ranging from $15 - $400. TINY is the perfect time for first-time art buyers to start a collection or for seasoned gallery goers to purchase holiday gifts and discover new artists.

This year marks the first ever themed TINY show. In celebration of the city-wide Year of Vonnegut, we asked artists to allow the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. to inspire their submissions this year. The resulting work has been incredible. Some artwork is an obvious reference to the theme and others are much more layered and nuanced. Whether you are a die hard Vonnegut fan or just an art lover, you will find something intriguing in this year's TINY exhibition.

Parking is available in the lot south of our building or along the street. 

Artwork pickup: If you purchased artwork and would like to pick it up before we close for the holiday break, you may stop by:
Wednesday, December 20 from 9am - 5pm
Thursday, December 21 from 9am - 6pm
Friday, December 22 from 9am - noon
Or you may pick up the work once the show closes January 8 - 12 from 9am - 5pm.

 

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