HOOSIER SALON AND THE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART
PARTNER FOR EXHIBIT AT IMA
INDIANAPOLIS, AUGUST 7, 2014 — Hoosier Salon and the Indianapolis Museum of Art are partnering for a special exhibit at the IMA in honor of Hoosier Salon’s 90th Anniversary. Forty-five works by 10 Hoosier Salon Best of Show winners will be showcased in the IMA Community Gallery August 14 through September 28.
The exhibit begins with a reception Thursday, August 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Sutphin Fountain Room at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Road.
The Hoosier Salon Best of Show winners included in the exhibit are:
|John Michael Carter||2005, 2012||Louisville, KY|
|Robert Eberle||2003, 2011||Indianapolis|
|Mary Gretsinger||2013, 2014||Columbus|
|Alan Larkin||1999||South Bend|
|C.W. Mundy||1995, 1998, 2000||Indianapolis|
|Todd Reifers||2001, 2008||Indianapolis|
|David Tutwiler||2010||Beverly Shores|
The pieces on exhibit are current personal favorites of the Best of Show-winning artists, chosen specifically for the IMA exhibit. All pieces in the exhibit are available for sale.
“It is an incredible honor for an Indiana artist to have his or her work displayed in the Indianapolis Museum of Art,” said Donnae Dole, Hoosier Salon executive director. “We are thrilled the IMA invited Hoosier Salon to be a part of this exhibition to showcase Indiana’s top artists.”
Hoosier Salon, a non-profit organization with nearly 1,000 artist members, is one of Indiana’s oldest art organizations. Its annual exhibit began in 1925 at Marshall Field’s and Company Galleries in Chicago with members of the famed Hoosier Group artists attending and showcasing their work.
Tickets to the opening reception for the 90th Anniversary Celebration at IMA are $100 and available by calling (317) 669-6051.
The IMA exhibit is one of several events to celebrate Hoosier Salon’s 90th anniversary. The 90th Annual Exhibition is on display at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center through August 23, and an event to commemorate the actual anniversary date is scheduled for October.