Dune Birds in Art

The 2018 Dune Birds in Art Exhibition takes place May 16-June 17, 2018 in the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center. The exhibition is zero commission and is a juried display depicting native bird-life found in the Indiana Dunes and overall Great Lakes region. ONLY images of or pertaining to native Indiana or Great Lakes bird species will be considered for submission. All media and artistic styles are welcome.

Artists are invited to submit photos of their 2D or 3D work for consideration through the online submission form below. All 3D work must include an artist provided stand if chosen. All work must be the original concept and design of the artist. No classwork or work done with the help of an instructor can be submitted. The deadline for submission is March 4, 2018. All artists will receive notification of art accepted by April 1, 2018. Electronic submissions should include the following elements:

  • Full artist contact info, including email.
  • An artist's statement and résumé or biography.
  • $25 non-refundable submission fee.
  • A portfolio of up to 3 images of work that can be exhibited.
Electronic files must me in the form a a jpeg or PDF. Files must be at least 1200 pixels in width/height but no larger than 2 MB. Please name your artwork files in the following format: Artist Last Name_Number of submission (No spaces). For questions or for more information email us at art@indunesbirdingfestival.com .

Example: Smith_1, Smith_2, Smith_3

About the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival:

The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival is an annual event hosted by the Indiana Audubon Society that showcases the abundance of migratory birds in the Indiana Dunes.

Birding in the Indiana Dunes is the best the state has to offer. With its rich biodiversity, varying habitats and miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the Indiana Dunes is a hotspot for migrant  birds. The annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival is held to celebrate the dunes area’s various birding habitats and bird watching opportunities to create a positive impact on the economic, conservation, and environmental education for visitors and residents to the Indiana Dunes region.

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Sunday, March 4, 2018
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