Imagine good, clean & fair

Slow Food Indy Seeks Artwork for Food Con VI Exhibition

What does good, clean, fair food for everyone look like to you? What image does it conjure up in your mind? Do you imagine bustling organic farms or backyard gardens? Food co-ops or farm-to-table restaurants? School gardens or farm workers earning fair wages?

To Slow Food Indy, it means all those things, and for our Slow Art exhibit at Food Con VI, we would like to see your vision!

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We are seeking new and existing submissions for the one-day exhibition in at the Harrison Center for the Arts during Food Con VI on the theme of “good, clean and fair food for all.” The work will be displayed prominently at the Slow Food Indy booth in the Food Con VI tent on the lawn of the Harrison Center.

We want pieces to provoke conversations, spark ideas and bring our Slow Food principles to life!

Please send an email to letting us know of your intention to submit a piece to the show by June 10. Pieces will be due on June 24.

Possible ideas for submission include:

Portraits of farmers, chefs, servers or others working in the food system; images of farms, restaurants, kitchens; images of vegetables/fruits/prepared meals/act of cooking.

However, don’t feel bound by convention! Show us what good, clean and fair food for all represents for you.

About Slow Food Indy

Slow Food Indy connects consumers in central Indiana to the people and places that supply what they eat, and promotes a good, clean and fair food system for everyone.

About Food Con

July 1 ● 5-9pm

Food Con VI is completely free to the public, and there will something fun for all ages. The evening will be in combination with July’s IDADA First Friday and can serve as an ideal way to kick off the Independence Day weekend. Join the Harrison Center for the Arts as artists, foodies and members of the sustainable food community come together in a delightfully unconventional convention!

Details and deadlines

  • Each artist may submit up to three pieces. One, two or all submitted pieces may be selected for the show.
  • Please send the dimensions of the pieces you intend to submit, with images if possible.
  • Slow Food Indy has no brick-and-mortar address. There will be a few drop-off/pick-up dates and locations announced before and after the show. Otherwise, arrangements can be made individually.
  • The booth at Food Con VI will be staffed by Slow Food Indy volunteers. We will facilitate the connection between the prospective buyer and the artist, but will not collect money directly on the artist’s behalf. Please indicate the contact information you would like us to distribute to those who express interest in purchasing your art.

Expression of interest: Friday, June 10

Deadline for submission of art work: Friday, June 24

Work in all media welcome. If the work is being offered for sale during the show, the artist keeps 100% of the sale price.

Please email for more information.

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