Call for Artists – 22nd Annual Zionsville Paint Out

Deadline: 08/03/2024
WHAT:  22nd  Annual Zionsville Paint Out – SullivanMunce Cultural Center and Indiana Plein Air Painters Association (IPAPA) team up to bring this fun event to Zionsville!

WHEN:  Saturday, August 3, 2024.

WHERE:  Artists must register and/or check-in between 7 am and 10 am at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center the day of the event.  Adult and teens will have canvasses or multi-media supplies stamped/tagged before beginning their work.  Youth (ages 7-11) will be provided a canvas and paint to paint on the SullivanMunce grounds.  Teens (ages 12-17) may use the canvas provided or bring their own supplies.  If using their own supplies, they must be stamped before painting.  The Zionsville Paint Out will be held rain or shine.  No advance registration required.

REGISTRATION FEE:   Free for SullivanMunce Cultural Center members, IPAPA members, and children 17 years of age and under/$25 non-members.

HOW:  Artists will gather in the Village of Zionsville for a Plein Air Paint Out (Painting Outside) on Saturday, August 3, 2024. The event is open to artists of all ages and skill levels.  Using their own supplies, participants are to create original artwork in any medium in Zionsville.  All stamped/tagged works completed that day by 2 pm will be eligible for judging and will be available for sale at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center immediately after the Paint Out awards ceremony.

Monetary awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place professional artists.  The winner of the first-place award will have their name added to the Cynthia Van Tassel Yeo Plein Air Award plaque which is on display at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center.  Adult amateur awards will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners and awards for Youth (ages 7-11) and Teen (ages 12-17) participants will also be given.

The SullivanMunce Cultural Center is located at 225 West Hawthorne Street in Zionsville, IN, just two blocks west of the brick Main Street.

Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM and Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM (7 am – 4 pm on Paint Out day!)
Please call 317.873.4900 or visit for more information.

Zionsville Center for Art, History and Genealogy, Inc. (SullivanMunce Cultural Center), is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Zionsville Paint Out 2023 Results
We had a record-breaking 90 artists participate!
Artists were from: Avon; Bargersville; Brownsburg; Butterville; Camby; Carmel; Columbus; Clayton; Crawfordsville; Dillsboro; Fishers; Greenfield; Indianapolis; Lebanon; McCordsville; Noblesville; Pittsboro; Sheridan; Westfield; West Lafayette; Zionsville.

Thank you to all participants, judges, sponsors, patrons, and on-lookers!  See you in 2024!

Judge for Professional and Amateur:  Amy MacLennan, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute
Judge for Youth & Teens:   Sarah Zack, Westfield  Elementary Principal and Former Zionsville Zionsville Art Teacher

YOUTH (ages 11 and under)
Sponsor:  Yeo Family
1 McKinley Shafer, Age 9, Zionsville, IN
2 Izzy Yeo, Age 8, Zionsville, IN
3 Scarlet Robertson. Age 7, Fishers, IN

TEEN (ages 12-17)
Sponsor:   SullivanMunce Cultural Center
1 Elle Erickson, Age 14, Zionsville, IN
2 Emmy Walborn, Age 13, Zionsville, IN
Dana Jean Mansell, Age 14, Zionsville, IN

Sponsor:  Zionsville Cultural District
1 Dion Wickliff, Zionsville, IN
2 Neelina Devana, Indianapolis, IN
3 Char Hulse, Lebanon, IN
Honorable Mention: Robert LaBoon, Pittsboro, IN
Honorable mention:  Jody Stevens, Sheridan, IN

1 Scott Miller, Zionsville, IN
Sponsors: Nancy Arbuckle & Lynn Stokely of the Zionsville Artist’s Loft

2 Virginia Kramer, Dillsboro, IN
Sponsors:  Indiana Plein Air Painters Association and the SullivanMunce Cultural Center

3 Brad Fields, Fishers, IN
Sponsor:  Cobblestone 

Honorable Mention:  Eric Stein, Zionsville, IN
Honorable mention:  Phillip Lynam, Avon, IN

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