A total of 74 artists from across the state applied for the latest round of Individual Artist Program grants from the Indiana Arts Commission.
Eligible projects were proposed in the areas of dance,
theatre, literature, music, and folk arts related to these traditional
disciplines. Artists with disabilities were also encouraged to apply in
the eligible disciplines.
A total of $77,000 will be available for grants in this grant cycle. Artists could request up to $2,000 for projects designed to advance their career development.
Grant review panels met
through the early spring to review the proposals and their
recommendations will be reviewed and considered by the IAC's Programs,
Grants & Services Committee.
recommendations will be reviewed and acted upon at the Commission's June
21st Quarterly Business Meeting in Indianapolis.
Nominations are still being accepted for Indiana State Poet Laureate.
The Indiana Poet Laureate represents the State of Indiana and the art of poetry through the development and implementation of programming to the education community and general public.
Nominations should be limited to one, single-page cover letter and a resume or CV detailing the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. No additional materials should be sent with the nomination. Successful nominees must be current residents of Indiana, and remain residents during their two-year term of service.
Nominees should be published poets, with experience in educational program development.
Nominations must be submitted to the Indiana Arts Commission by email only, and must be received by 4:30 p.m. (EDT) Thursday, August 1, 2013. Nominations should be sent to the attention of Susan Britsch: firstname.lastname@example.org.