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Become a Hamilton County Artists' Association Juried Artist

New Member Applications are open every November-December. Please contact us to be notified when our application period is open again.


The Hamilton County Artists' Association (HCAA) has been around since 1950, and is the only juried arts organization in Hamilton County, Indiana.  We are committed to continuing past traditions and embracing exciting artist opportunities in the future.  Our annual application is available in November of each year.  The jury selection process occurs after the application is submitted. Please click the button below to apply!


Information before you start:

Membership Benefits Exclusive to Juried Artists

  • Public use of HCAA Juried Artist designation

  • Sale of your original artwork in HCAA exhibits

  • Sale of your prints, cards, and small 3D items in The Birdie Gallery Gift Shop

  • Voting on matters pertaining to the operations and events of the Association

  • Discounts on workshops/classes held at The Birdie Gallery

  • Discounted rental cost for use of The Birdie Gallery

Juried Artist Membership Responsibilities

  • Commitment of 5 years (other Juried Artist membership levels available after 5 years).

  • You must be a current or former resident of Hamilton County, IN.

  • Pay membership dues annually ($40 Active Juried Artist).

  • Actively serve on at least one committee per year.

  • Actively volunteer for projects and exhibits, working with other members to assist the success of the HCAA programs.

  • Host The Birdie Gallery at least three shifts between February-November each year.

  • Volunteer to contribute snacks and or beverages for meetings and First Fridays.

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