Chairs of a Different Color
Chairs of a Different Color

2014 Winners of the
Chairs of a Different Color Contest!

Carmel High School Robotics team built, designed and painted the chairs for this year's contest. Each of the winning students will receive $100.

Thanks to Mr. Giltner, Carmel's robotics club adviser and Zachary Bonewit, teacher of the Manufacturing Processes class. Click here to read a story in the Current about the contest.

1st PlaceThe Popular Vote!

Whale Tail

Most popular vote at the event goes to "Whale Tail" by Zach Fleckenstein and Atif Niyaz mentor Anna Afshar of ArtSplash Gallery.

Chair Sponsor: Bruce Calabrese of Old Town Tavern

1st PlaceArtist’s Choice Award!

Purple Chair With Flowers
Artist's Choice "Purple chair with flowers" painted by David Murzyn and Rachel Dowley mentor Bob Shade of ArtSplash.

Gallery sponsor: Pedcor

1st PlacePoker
Most popular Facebook chair "Poker" by Blake Loncharich and
Molly Wardlow mentored by Jerry Points of Eye on Art Gallery.

Gallery sponsor: Edmonds International

1st PlaceAutism Awareness Chair
The Autism Awareness chair by Mara Fattah and Vikas Maturi mentored by Susan Mauck of French Bleu Gallery sponsored by the City of Carmel.

This special chair was donated to the Autism Center at Riley Hospital where it can be enjoyed by the children and their families from the left Mara Fattah, Naomi Swiezy Clinical Director, Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center Program Director, HANDS in Austism Program , Susan Mauck of French Bleu Fine Art Gallery and Vikas Maturi

Chair Sponsor: City of Carmel

1st PlaceArt Chair
The "Art Chair " by Linnea Schultz and Jackson Otto mentored by Laura Liotti of ArtSplash Gallery.

Chair sponsor: Wine and Canvas.

Chairs of a Different Color

Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting the artists and donating prizes to for the event!


Thank You to our wonderful mentoring artists:

Eye On Art GalleryJerry Points

Art Splash GalleryBob Shade, Lynn Medsker and
Erika Woods

French BleuSusan Mauck


Carmel Arts and Design DistrictCarmel Arts & Design District

1st PlaceSee the winning
chairs of 2013!
Click here.


ADDBACSee the winning
chairs of 2012!
Click here.




$500 Sponsors:

The City of Carmel
Indiana Design Center

The City of Carmel
The City of Carmel

Wine & Canvas
Wine & Canvas

The City of Carmel
Edmonds International

$250 Sponsors:

The City of Carmel
Sherwin Williams

$100 Sponsors:

Museum of Miniature Houses
The Museum of Miniature Houses

The City of Carmel
Regal Printing

Carmel Arts and Design District

Carmel Arts and Design District
Kelly Hindman of
Edward Jones Main St Carmel

Carmel Arts and Design District
SOHO Cafe & Gallery

The City of Carmel
Scotty's Brewhouse