ArtsEye January 2014

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January 2014

January 16, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Indiana Statehouse

January 20, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
IAC office closed

January 27, 2014
Arts Day at the Statehouse

February 7, 2014
Deadline to apply for Individual Arts Program grant

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Inside this issue:

Arts Commission announces new Indiana Poet Laureate


George Kalamaras, Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been selected as the new Indiana State Poet Laureate.

Kalamaras (right) is a professor of English at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, a post he has held since 1990. Among his degrees, he holds a Doctorate in English from State University of New York at Albany. He was born in Chicago and grew up in Cedar Lake, Indiana, in Lake County.

Click here to read more.

Deadline approaching for IAP grant application

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Artists in selected disciplines interested in applying for an Individual Artist Program grant only have a few weeks left to complete the online application.

FY 15 projects must be in the disciplines of crafts, design, media, photography, visual arts, and folk arts related to these disciplines. Artists with disabilities are also encouraged to apply for projects related to the eligible disciplines.

The deadline to apply for a grant is February 7, 2014.

Visit: to see what other visual artists have done with their grants.