FC9 Announces Slate of June Events and Guest Artists

May 12th, 2023

Indianapolis, IN— The Full Circle Nine Gallery (FC9) announces a full slate of June events, in conjunction with FC9 artist Mike Meares’s feature show. All events have free admission and parking, and will open with a reception on the Friday, 6-9pm, with additional viewing hours each Saturday and Sunday, 12-4pm.An Artist Takeover series is scheduled for the first three weekends of June, and on June 30th, a team-up with the youth advocacy organization Mission Makai.

Artist Takeover

During the Artist Takeover, each Friday a new collection of guest artwork will open in the C. Leo Ware Feature Room.

June 9-11: To be announced

June 16-18: Christopher M. Dance
Christopher M. Dance is a figurative sculptor from Indianapolis. Dance’s classical figurative approach exists as an anachronism and also a celebration of history, craft and the beauty and mystery of the human form and psyche. Dance is classically trained and also studied at the Herron School of Art and Design and in Italy. He has been the main ceramics and sculpture teacher at Pike High School for twelve years.  

June 23-25: Lisa and Drew Comingore
Lisa and Drew Comingore are local photographers, married for 19 years. Having met when they both worked as parking enforcement officers at Ball State University, Lisa is a former attorney and breast cancer survivor who decided that the legal field “takes too much and returns too little.” Drew works in grant compliance, and they live in Hendricks County with their pets. Lisa is a photographer and 3D artist, currently exploring wood burning and Drew is a writer and skilled photographer.

Mission Makai Team-up

June 30-July 1 & 2: Mission Makai
FC9 will host Mission Makai’s environmental advocacy youth art contest. Ten selected artists will exhibit their work in the C. Leo Ware Feature Room. Admission is free but guests on Friday are asked to reserve a (free) ticket on FC9’s Eventbrite or Facebook event listing. Mission Makai is dedicated to creating a platform for youth to speak out against social issues that matter to them through their preferred medium, through their blog, art gallery, and upcoming sustainable fashion brand.