Art Shows and Events:

 

2016

Gallery open house, Forrest Formsma Fine Art, September 23, 5-8pm

17th Annual National Juried Exhibition, American Impressionist Society, September 29, Kirkland, WA

Oil Painters of America Juried Salon Show, September 30, Castle Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN

54th & the Monon Shops Holiday Open House, Forrest Formsma Fine Art and other shops, November 11


2015

 

Valentine's Invitational, art show and artist reception, Castle Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN  February 14 6-10pm

 

Emerging Spring exhibit, Castle Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN May 1-30

 

Paintings featured in the Indianapolis Decorators' Show House, April 30 - May 10

 

Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition at historic Brown County Art Gallery, June 6-20

 

Summer open house exhibit, Forrest Formsma Fine Art and Sara Morris Photography, June 19 6-9pm

 

Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit at the Indiana History Center. Open to public July 30 - September 26

 

Columbia Club solo exhibit in the Hulman-George Gallery opening reception, September 16, 6-8pm

 

Art+Antiques Redux exhibit at Midland Art & Antiques, November 5 and 6

 

Indiana Landmarks Rapp Family Gallery exhibition with Beth Forst and Randall Scott Harden, November 6, 6-9pm

 

Forrest Formsma Fine Art Holiday Show, gallery open house December 4, 5-8pm

 

2014

 

April Showers exhibit at Castle Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN, throughout April.

 

Paintings featured in the Indianapolis Decorators' Show House, April 26 - May 11.

 

Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition at the Brown County Art Gallery, June 7-21.

 

Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit at the Indiana History Center. Open to public June 26 - August 4.

 

Art reception at Gillespie Gallery & Design, White Sulphur Springs, WV, June 28.

 

Lake Wawasee Paintout with Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, followed by sale at South Shore Golf Club, July 12-13.

 

Sara Morris Photography and Forrest Formsma Fine Art Celebration, joint open house event for the new neighbors, October 24, 5-8pm.

 

NAMI Great American Antiques Market, Basile Opera Center, Indianapolis, November 21-23

 

Art & Antiques Redux, Midland Arts and Antique Market, December 4-7

 

Forrest Formsma Fine Art Holiday Show, gallery open house December 5, 5-8pm

 

Castle Gallery Holiday Show, Ft. Wayne, throughout December

 

 

2013

 

26th Annual Indianapolis Art & Antiques Show exhibitor, March 8-10. Preview party March 7.

 

Garden Club of America's 100th Anniversary featuerd artist showing new French paintings among "Les Belles Fleurs" flower show at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, April 27 and 28.

 

54th & Monon Art Fair - visit Forrest's gallery and check out other shops, including over 60 local artists on June 1 from 10am-4pm.

 

Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit at the Indiana History Center. Awarded "Jury Prize of Distinction - Impressionistic Landscape" Open to public August 13 - September 28.

 

American Impressionist Society's 14th Annual National Juried Exhibition at M Gallery of Fine Art in Charleston, SC, October 3-30.

 

Great American Antique Market exhibitor at the Basile Opera Center, Indianapolis, November 22-23. 

 

Forrest Formsma Fine Art holiday party at the gallery, December 6, 6-8pm.

 

2012

 

Super Bowl XLVI, Chamber of Commerce Art Show, Indianapolis.

 

25th Annual Art & Antiques Show exhibitor, March 9-11.

 

IPAPA's First Brush of Spring paintout and sale, New Harmony, IN. April 20.

 

54th & Monon Art Fair - visit Forrest's gallery and check out other shops, including over 60 local artists on June 2.

 

"Living Color" exhibit, Castle Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN. May 11 - June 20.

 

Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition at the Brown County Art Gallery, June 9-23.

 

Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit at the Indiana History Center -- two pieces accepted for this prestigious, juried show. Open to public August 11 - September 8.

 

American Impressionist Society's 13th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Eckert & Ross Fine Art, Indianapolis, IN. Opening reception is Nov. 8, 5-8:30pm. Exhibit up through Nov. 30. 

 

2011

 

Hilbert Circle Theatre, home of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, solo exhibit will hang for the month of February.

 

Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, WV, solo exhibit during March and April.

 

24th Annual Art & Antiques Show exhibitor, March 11-13

 

IPAPA's First Brush of Spring paintout and sale, New Harmony, IN. April 16.

 

St. Margaret's Guild Decorators' Show House and Gardens, paintings featured at the historic Evergreen Manor - 4310 N. Meridian St., April 30 - May 15.

 

54th & Monon Art Fair - visit Forrest's gallery and check out other shops, including over 60 local artists on June 5.

 

Forrest Formsma Fine Art holiday party at the gallery, December 2, 5-8pm.

 

2010

 

Notable Arts, a collaboration with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. Painting showcased in special exhibit at the Indianapolis Arts Garden in March and then at the Marion County Central Library in April.

 

23rd Annual Art & Antiques Show exhibitor, March 12-14; "Arts in the Courtyard" live painting/discussion on March 13 1-4pm.

 

Stutz Artists Open House -- visit Forrest's shared studio (B-345) and 80 others open to the public on April 23 (5:30-10:30pm) and 24 (2-7pm).

 

St. Margaret's Guild Decorators' Show House and Gardens, paintings featured at this historic Booth Tarkington home - 4270 N. Meridian St., April 24 - May 9.

 

Riley Art Therapy Benefit at the gallery, portion of proceeds donated to the art therapy program. Open to public with suggested $25 contribution at door. May 13, 6-8pm.

 

Morris-Butler House Museum exhibit with Christene Newlund and Lynn Dunbar during the month of June, opening reception June 4, 6-9pm.

 

54th & Monon Art Fair - visit Forrest's gallery and check out other shops, including over 60 local artists on June 5.

 

HOMExperience Friday Night Artist Spotlight at Clay Terrace, painting demo and exhibit. Wine, cheese, live music. June 11, 6-9pm.

 

Lake Wawasee Paintout with Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, followed by sale at South Shore Golf Club, July 11, 1-3:30pm.

 

The Greenbrier Sporting Club exhibit and painting demonstrations during the PGA Tour, July 25 - August 1.

 

Hoosier Salon New Harmony Gallery special exhibit with fellow painters David Owen and Jodie Friend. Opening reception is Sept. 10, 5-7pm. Exhibit runs through Oct. 13.

 

"Best of Show" award at the American Impressionist Society 11th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Richland Fine Art, Nashville, TN. Opening reception is Oct. 7, 5-8pm. Exhibit up through Nov. 3.

 

2009

 

Stutz First Fridays participant -- visit Forrest's studio every first Friday of each month.

 

22nd Annual Art & Antiques Show exhibitor, March 13-15; "Arts in the Garden" live painting/discussion along with Douglas David on March 14 1-4pm.

 

Stutz Artists Open House -- visit Forrest's studio and 80 others open to the public on April 24 (5:30-10:30pm) and 25 (2:30-7:30pm).

 

Indiana Heritage Arts 31st Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition at the Brown County Art Gallery, honored with "Award of Excellence", June 13-27.

 

Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum -- two pieces accepted for this prestigious, juried show, one honored with "Outstanding Traditional Oil" Award. Preview Party & Sale - July 8, open to public July 13-Sept. 6.

 

Brenner Design solo exhibit, July 15 - August 31. Open house reception August 13, 5-8pm.

 

HOMExperience Friday Night Artist Spotlight at Clay Terrace, painting demo and exhibit. Wine, cheese, live music. July 24, 6-8pm.

 

"Making Light of Abstraction" solo abstract show at JCC Gallery - Sept/Oct, opening reception Sept. 10, 5:30-7:30pm.

 

ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids - vote for his painting at Custer Workplace Interiors, Sept. 23 - Oct. 10. Largest art prize winnings in history at half a million!

 

Robert Goodman Jewelers in Zionsville, solo show October 18 - December 28, opening reception Oct. 24, 5-8pm.

 

GRAND OPENING, Forrest Formsma Fine Art! Celebrate the opening of his new gallery/studio space at 54th & the Monon Shops - December 4, 5-8pm.

 

2008

 

DCF Gallery in Grosse Pointe, MI

 

Featured artist at Sangiovese Ristorante on East 82nd, January-February 24.

 

21st Annual Art & Antiques Show exhibitor, March 7-9.

 

StutzARTSpace Gallery Grand Opening Exhibition, March 7-28. Opening reception March 7, 5-9pm.

 

Stutz Artists Open House -- visit Forrest's studio and 60 others open to the public on April 25 and 26.

 

St. Margaret's Guild Decorators' Show House and Gardens, painting featured by designer Karen Bailey at 4266 N. Pennsylvania St., April 26 - May 11.

 

Featured artist at 19th Annual Orchard In Bloom, May 2-4.

 

Zionsville's Brick Street Gallery Walk, featured guest artist at Robert Goodman Jewelers, June 27 6-10pm.

 

Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum -- winner of "Best Work, First Time Exhibitor" for this prestigious, juried show. Preview Party & Sale - July 16, open to public July 21-Sept. 14.

 

VisualFringe - Mass Ave galleries show local art during this festival - two paintings chosen and one piece selected for "Best of the Fringe" at Dean Johnson Gallery, August 1-30.

 

StutzARTSpace Gallery - one piece in "Summertime Blues" show during the month of August. Opening reception Aug. 1.

 

Indiana State Fair art exhibit, August 6-17

 

The Artist's Vineyard, solo show at this Noblesville wine bar during the month of October. Opening reception Sept. 25, 6-7:30pm.

 

StutzARTSpace Gallery - four person oil painting show with John Reynolds, Diane Lyon and Rita Spaulding - during the month of October.

 

One America Building, downtown Indianapolis - front atrium show with other local artists, Oct. 18 - 31.

 

Hoosier Salon Broad Ripple Gallery Holiday Show - participating with other Hoosier Salon artists, Nov. 14 - Jan. 9. Opening reception Nov. 14, 5:30 - 8:30pm.

 

2007

 

Sullivan Munce Art Center in Zionsville -- painting displayed in special exhibit through February 22.

 

Stutz Artists Open House -- visit Forrest's studio and 60 others open to the public on April 27, 5:30 - 11pm and April 28, 12 - 5pm.

 

Heart of Gold Ball featured artist, benefiting the American Heart Association on May 12.

 

Festival of Flowers Paint Out participant on the grounds of T.C. Steele's historic site in Brown County on May 19.

 

Paintings will be on exclusive display at the Nature Center of beautiful Holliday Park for the months of June and July, 2007. Opening reception at the Nature Center on Sunday afternoon (2-4pm), June 10.

 

41st Annual Penrod Arts Fair on the grounds of Indianapolis Museum of Art on September 8.

 

Featured artist at the Columbia Club with paintings displayed during the month of October. Opening reception Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5:30pm.

 

2006

 

19th Annual Art & Antiques Show participating artist in the Courtyard painting demonstration on March 11.

 

15th Annual Wine Cornucopia featured artist for the event that benefits Easter Seals Crossroads on May 19.

 

40th Annual Penrod Arts Fair participant at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on September 9.

 

The Art of Caring artist participant in the fundraising initiative at the Riley Outpatient Center (7pm-9pm open to the public) for Riley Cares: Helping Indiana's Children Reach New Heights on November 11.