Primary Colours On the Move

Primary Colours On the Move Effective February, 2017 Primary Colours continuously strives to be an arts organization focused on the interaction between visual artists and the community. For many years Primary Colours has maintained residence in the Murphy Building located in Fountain Square. Due to the evolving nature of how our principal audience consumes art and a changing dynamic of the tenants in the Murphy Building, Primary Colours has chosen to relocate our gallery space and office. We are currently considering options for our new space, focusing on maintaining the […]

Primary Gallery: First Friday

Primary Colours Presents Indiana’s Emerging Artists On display at Circle South Gallery February, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday 2/3 6-10 p.m. Primary Colours proudly partners with Circle South Gallery to present the artwork of Erin Case and Jessica Schultz in this multi-artist show. The artists featured in the exhibit are currently earning their Fine Arts degrees. As an organization that strives to assist local artists in the Indianapolis community, Primary Colours is proud to support the emerging artists and provide a professional learning experience as they graduate into the local art […]

Primary Gallery Presents: She’s a Mean Breed

She’s a Mean Breed On display at Primary Gallery Opening Reception: Friday 4/1 6-10 p.m., Closing Reception: 4/29 6-9 p.m. Indianapolis, IN, March 14, 2016 ­– Primary Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition featuring the latest body of work from Emily Gable.  Her most recent artworks showcase a small glimpse into Gable’s world of the Female Warrior and finds inspiration from underground artist R. Crumb and Bay Area artist Margaret Kilgallen. The exhibit will include murals, paintings, and sculptures. Gable studied painting at the Herron School of Art […]

Primary Gallery Presents: Inch x Inch

Inch x Inch : small things can make a big difference On display at Primary Gallery Opening Reception: Friday 3/4 6-10 p.m. Indianapolis, IN, February 16, 2016 ­– Primary Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring a collection of whimsical and imaginative one-inch buttons created for Inch x Inch.  A monthly button club that benefits youth art education programs for the underprivileged, Inch x Inch was founded by Indianapolis natives and designers Bob Ewing and Drew Hill.  The two designers were compelled to ensure others are given the same opportunities they […]

Primary Gallery Presents: The Herron Art Show

Come see the work by five of our local Herron Students at the Primary Gallery on Friday, February 5th.  Our First Friday doors will open at 6pm.  If you can’t make it on Friday, be sure to mark you calendar for the Artist Discussion on Friday, February 26th.  Doors open at 6pm, the artists start discussing their work and answering questions at 7pm.  This is an unique way to interact with our up and coming artists, hear about their process, and maybe find some inspiration for your own creativity.

Art vs Art: MAIN EVENT

We have successfully painted our hearts out at the Irving Theater and now have 77 amazing paintings to whittle down to our Top 32!  Our team is working with our digital images and hope to have the paintings online shortly so you can begin to vote online at http://www.artvsart.net This year, the paintings will be in a variety of places so you can see them and we have so many ways to vote! Anytime: Online. Completed paintings are photographed and posted online at www.ArtvsArt.net. Online voting begins September 5th and runs […]

It’s Time to Register for PAINT DAY!

Art vs. Art: Paint Day and Main Event Paint Day: Saturday, 8/29 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Art vs. Art Main Event: Friday, 9/25 9 p.m-12 a.m., doors open at 8 p.m. Register Here to Paint:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-vs-art-paint-day-tickets-17955026969   Indianapolis, IN, August 7, 2015 ­– Primary Colours is pleased to present Art vs. Art Paint Day occurring at the historic Irving Theater. In preparation for the Art vs. Art Main Event, artists will be creating a masterpiece in a four hour time period utilizing identical equipment supplied by Prizm: a canvas, […]

Primary Gallery Presents From The Ground

Primary Gallery Presents From the Ground: New Work from the Artists of SubSurface On display at Primary Gallery August, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday 8/7 6-10 p.m., Closing Reception: Friday 8/28 6-9 p.m.   Indianapolis, IN, July 29, 2015 – Primary Gallery is pleased to present From the Ground, a group exhibit featuring the work of SubSurface artists. The SubSurface Graffiti Expo was founded on the idea that graffiti is not only an act, but also an art form complete with its own rules and methods. Thirteen years later, its artists […]

It’s Time for Installation Nation!

UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather and not wanting to waste an opportunity to get the community together to celebrate art, Primary Colours has decided to have a closing reception on July 10th at the Indianapolis Art Center.  Every site is up and ready to be seen by the public.  There are maps available in the Art Center to help you explore.  We have QR codes out on signs that will take you to more information about the piece.  Thank you for your support and we will see you on […]

Call for Artists: #IGersIndy and Primary Colours present Circle City Squared

#IGersIndy and Primary Colours present Circle City Squared Call for Artists: June 8-July 31, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday 10/2, 6-10 p.m. Indianapolis, IN, June 9, 2015 – #IGersIndy and Primary Colours are pleased to announce a Call for Artists for a photography contest run through the social media app Instagram.  Artists can submit original works to contest hashtags on Instagram and the 63 winning images will be featured in the October Primary Colours gallery show Circle City Squared. The contest runs June 8 through midnight on July 31.  Hashtags will be released each […]