Installation Nation

Opening June 17th 2016 Indianapolis Art Center 820 E 67th Street Indianapolis IN 46220 Come see this year’s Installation Nation on the beautiful grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center’s 9 acre ArtsPark.  This is the third consecutive year that Primary Colours has hosted Installation Nation at the ArtsPark and it keeps getting better and better!  Celebrate opening night with Primary Colours and the artists on Friday, June 17th from 6pm until 10pm.  This is a free and family friendly affair.  Big Ron’s Bistro and Der Pretzel Wagen will be there for food options, […]

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 […]

SHIFT: the collaborative work by Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley

Broad Ripple Village Association and Primary Colours present Shift On display at BRVA May 8-July 11, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday 5/8, 5-9 p.m. The Broad Ripple Village Association and Primary Colours are pleased to present the artwork of Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley in the exhibit Shift. The exhibition is a study on the definition of color in the realms of paint pigment and light. Traditional two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks depend heavily on daylight, while interplay between colored light and painted surfaces often requires darkness. Shift experiments with works that […]

We need volunteers like you.

Primary Colours needs volunteers like you.

Primary Colours is looking for a few new volunteers to help make the magic happen. Could that be you? Would you be interested in getting more involved with Art vs. Art, Installation Nation or other Primary Colours activities? We’re looking for inspired, enthusiastic, forward-thinking people to join in on our planning committees. If you are interested please email Jenny Skehan, our volunteer opportunities chief, at and we’ll get back to you right away.

Installation Nation: CCD Data

Per artists Matt & Holly Sommers, the numerous data collected from their installation has been published. An official statement is below. “If you attended Primary Colours’ Installation Nation 2012 show in Indianapolis this summer… You were likely handed a clipboard and told the story of how this unidentified shipping container had crash landed here, full of strange foreign objects that had been decontaminated and now needed your creative help. Well, plenty of you took the challenge, and applied your imagination to the identification of the twelve artifacts that were on […]

Installation Nation Artists

Installation Nation will take place on June 15th and 16th at Service Center for Contemporary Culture and Community, 3819 Lafayette Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46254. Hours of the event: Friday 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday 4 – 11 p.m. 8ft x 20ft x 8ft shipping container spaces have been awarded to the following artists: Aaron Nemec & Jordan Cleland Nathan Gorgen Brandy Graham Jeffrey S. Martin Jessica Dunn & Justin Shimp Chad Sines Jacob Stanley Matt & Holly Sommers David Yosha At the event art lovers can explore the containers […]