Indiana Green Invitational

Indiana Green 2020 at Between Two Galleries,
Walker’s Point, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Indiana Green Invitational is an annual group exhibition featuring 2-D and 3-D works by artists living and working in Wisconsin. The first Indiana Green was curated by Frank Juárez in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (2010) to recognize artists that supported him as an artist. What was supposed to be a one-year exhibition gradually grew into an annual exhibition gaining the attention of artists in Wisconsin. Since 2017, Indiana Green Invitational has been traveling across the state of Wisconsin with a new roster of artists. To date, it has featured 90 artists. 

Every year Indiana Green Invitational introduces a diverse body of work by artists working from such as but not limited to: paintings, mixed media, sculpture, printmaking, installation, textiles, glass, and photography. This exhibition features works that are meaningful and significant today in Wisconsin’s contemporary art landscape. 

In 2023, Indiana Green Invitational will expand to include artists from Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota.

Looking Ahead

2022 – Levee Contemporary, Princeton, Wisconsin

2023 – Rountree Gallery, Platteville, Wisconsin

2024 – 15th Year Anniversary, THELMA Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

2025 – Bush Art Center Galleries, St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin


Courtesy of Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

Frank Juárez (publisher/curator) and Samantha Timm (curator, Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel) will be co-curating the next Indiana Green highlighting emerging and established Wisconsin artists working in varied media and processes.

Artdose Magazine is pleased to announce Samantha Timm as co-curator for the upcoming Indiana Green 2022 Invitational.

To learn about Samantha, click the PDF below.

Reception Photos from Indiana Green 2021 at Center for the Visual Arts

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Past Episodes (in partnership with Authentic Obsessions)

Frank Juárez, curator

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Kassandra Palmer, artist

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Nicole Shaver, artist

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Chelsea Littman, artist

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Emma Freeman, artist

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Brianna Lynn Hernández Baurichter, artist

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Past Exhibitions

To view photos click the bold-faced year.

2021 – INDIANA GREEN 2021, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin

2020 – INDIANA GREEN 2020, Between Two Galleries, Var Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2019 – INDIANA GREEN 2019, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin (10th Year Anniversary)

2018 – INDIANA GREEN 2018, Parts Unknown Studio, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2017 – INDIANA GREEN 2017, The Arts Mill, Grafton, Wisconsin

2016 – INDIANA GREEN 2016, UW-Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2015 – INDIANA GREEN 2015, Frank Juarez Gallery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2014 – INDIANA GREEN 2014, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin (5th Year Anniversary)

2013 – INDIANA GREEN 2013, Frank Juarez Gallery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2012 – INDIANA GREEN 2012, Frank Juarez Gallery (formerly EFFJAY PROJEKTS), Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2011 INDIANA GREEN 2011, Greenseed Studios and Z Spot, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2010 – INDIANA GREEN 2010, Greenseed Studios, Sheboygan, Wisconsin (Inaugural)

Why Indiana Green?

The name Indiana Green originated from the 2010 inauguration of this exhibition. Indiana refers to the street that the venue is located at – Indiana Avenue. Green refers to the exhibition space that hosted it, which is Greenseed Studio and by happenstance the establishment that we went to after the reception was called the Green Room Pub. – Frank Juarez, curator

5th Year Anniversary, Cedarburg Cultural Center, 2014. Photo by Pat Ryan.

10th Year Anniversary, Cedarburg Cultural Center, 2019. Photo by Pat Ryan.

10 Year Anniversary Video by Robby Antonio Alcazar of RAAFilms

Melissa Dorn, Dale Knaak, Tiffany Knopow, Dara Larson, Leah Schreiber Johnson, Dave Watkins, Christine Style, Ariana Huggett, Renee Staeck, Chris Niver, Shayna Illingworth, Kendall Polster, Eriks Johnson, Rory Burke, Erica Becker, Pamela Anderson, Shirah Apple, Tony Conrad, Eddee Daniel, Kristin Haas, Christian Sis, Becky Tesch, Allison Wade, Chuck Wickler, William Zuback, Brandon Bauer, Daniel Fleming, Jenie Gao, Tonia Klein, Mary Overman, Sara Risley, Rafael Salas, Jessica Zalewski, Chris Willey, Steve White, Dean Valadez, L J Douglas, Andrea Avery, Kay Jelinek, Reginal Baylor, Rose DiSalvo, Darrell Roberts, John Kowalczyk, Jon Horvath, Michael Kautzer, Erica Huntzinger, Sara Willadsen, Gary Justis, Krista Svalbonas, Todd Mrozinski, Brandon Minga, Ann Baer, Serena Weits, Della Wells, Tom Berenz, Rob Neilson, Jared Patton Ploch, Nina Ghanbarzadeh, Stephanie Barenz, Ray Easley, Kate E Schaffer, Kevin Miyazaki, Cristian Andersson, Michael Davidson, Nirmal Raja, Lisa Wicka, Kendra Bulgrin, Jayme Harvey Willms, Jeff Redmon, Lois Bielefeld, Trent Miller, LaNia Sproles, SPOOKY Boobs Collective, Siara Berry, David Najib Kasir, Brianna Lynn Hernández Baurichter, Emma Freeman, Chelsea Littman, Kassandra Palmer, Nicole Shaver


Indiana Green was co-curated by Melissa Dorn and Frank Juarez, 2012-2019