News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 15, 2012

Arts Commission to host artist grant workshops


News Release

TERRE HAUTE — A series of grant application workshops will be conducted for Hoosier artists in selected disciplines planning to apply for the Indiana Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Program grant.

Eligible projects will only be considered in the areas of: dance, theatre, literature, music and folk arts related to the traditional disciplines. Artists with disabilities are encouraged to apply for projects related to the eligible disciplines.

Workshops are scheduled for:

• 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Ivy Tech John Waldren Arts Center, 122. Walnut St., Bloomington. RSVP to Paul Daily at (812) 330-6240 or pdaily3@ivytech.edu.

• 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Arts Illiana, 23 North 6th St., Terre Haute. RSVP to Sherri Wright at (812) 235-5007 or sherri@artsilliana.org.

• 10 a.m. Dec. 20,  Butler University, Lilly Hall, Rm 40, 4603 Clarendon Rd., Indianapolis. RSVP to Kristina Davis-Smith at (317) 232-1279 or

kdavis-smith@iac.in.gov.

Application guidelines and the online grant application system are currently accessible on the IAC website and can be found at: www.in.gov/arts/

individualartistprogram.

htm. Artists should be aware that the application for IAP grants will only be available through the online grant system, and artists are encouraged to read through the guidelines completely before starting the application process.

Applicants must be 18 years of age, must be an Indiana resident for at least one year prior to the date of the application, and plan to remain in the state for the full grant period.

Artists may not be enrolled in a degree-granting program. All projects must be completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.

Applications must be submitted through the Indiana Culture Grants Online (indiana.cgweb.org) no later than Feb. 7.

For more information on the Individual Artist Program contact Susan Britsch at 317-232-1281 or email sbritsch@iac.in.gov.