Information For All Artists

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The 2021 Virtual Indian Fair & Market was held on
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 5 – 7, 2021.

Thanks to all the artists who submitted art for the 2021Juried Competition. The list of winners is here. To see pictures of the winning art, click here.

Schedule for the 2022 Virtual Fair

The schedule will be posted when it is available.

Below are guidelines for applying to the 2021 Fair. Some of these instructions may change for the 2022 Fair

Details of the Fair Virtual Market and guidelines for submitting art images are here.

Artists may submit up to 3 pieces of art in total with the following exceptions owing to space limitations:

  • Only 2 pieces may be submitted by Youth Artists in total.
  • Only 2 pieces may be submitted for Classification III: 2-Dimensional Art in total.

Artists may also enter one of their three pieces (one of their 2 pieces for Classification III and Youth) into the Open Standards Classification XI. A link to the Open Standards Application Form is below. Artists must explain on the Open Standards Form why the artwork does not meet one or more of the established Standards.

The documents you will need are:

Ship your entries to:

Juried Competition 2021
Heard Museum Shop
2301 N Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Hand-deliver your entries to:

Heard Museum Shop
OPEN TUESDAY-SUNDAY, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Contact Us

Call or text:  (480) 285-6626
Mailing address:  Artist Exhibitors Committee
 Heard Museum Guild
 2301 N Central Ave.
 Phoenix, AZ 85004


Participating Artists

General Information for the 2021 Virtual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market

Rules and Regulations

Download the 2021 Rules and Regulations here.



Juried Competition

General Information

All artists accepted in the 2021 Heard Museum Guild Virtual Indian Fair and Market may enter the Juried Competition. While the 2021 Fair is a virtual art market, we plan to host a live juried competition along with a live and virtual Show & Sale on March 5-7. We are delighted that we already have pledges for over 90% of the $76,150 for awards. All artwork must be accompanied by the 2021 Juried Comp Entry Form.  Artists must comply with the 2021 Classifications and Divisions document and the 2021 Standards document.

Judges are invited from a wide variety of fields and have in-depth experience in judging artwork. Judges may include experienced American Indian artists, curators, gallery directors, educators, and collectors.

Detailed instructions and guidelines for entering Juried Competition are here.


The following documents have information about the awards:

  • Special Awards: the Conrad House Innovation Award, Idyllwild Arts Imagination Award, and the Indian Arts and Crafts Association Commemorative Award as well as the definition of Classification XI: Open Standards.
  • A Flowchart of award paths to Best of Show.
  • A Special Awards list of award types and amounts.

All adult award winners will be invited to the next year’s Indian Fair & Market.

Questions? Email us at

Pat Kilburn, Chair, Juried Competition

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Native American Artists Resource Collection

The Heard Museum Library maintains the Native American Artists Resource Collection of biographical and professional information. Artists are the best source for accurate information.  Visit the Library’s website, where you can search the online collection and download an artist questionnaire.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you still have not found the answer to your question, please contact us by email at or by phone/text as (480) 285-6626.

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