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Stone Belt's New Art Abilities Program for Youth and Community Playback Theatre Troupe
(April 10, 2013) Youth classes in visual and dramatic arts will be offered, and a theatre troupe for people with and without disabilities is forming in Bloomington.
NEA Funds Diversity Exhibition "The Striped Show"
(December 7, 2012) The Council on Developmental Disabilities in Louisville has received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to fund a group art exhibition that will include works created by artists with disabilities.
Indiana Arts Commission Adds Access Category
(November 9, 2012) Artists with disabilities can apply in the Access category for the current round of Individual Artist Program grants. Eligible disciplines for FY 2014 are music, dance, theatre, literature and folk arts related to those disciplines.
Filled with Joy and Defining Disability: Jody Powers
(November 9, 2012) An article about Muncie author Jody Powers was recently featured in the Star Press. Two weeks later the newspaper published her thoughts on its profile of her.
YouTube All Stars: Performers with Disabilities Exploit Web Video
(October 5, 2012) Josie Byzek's article in New Mobility Magazine looks at performing artists with disabilities using the internet screen as their venue of choice.
Arts Mentoring and You in Bloomington
(September 25, 2012) South Central ArtsWORK Indiana's series of workshops for emerging artists with disabilities is underway. Participants are learning how to get the most from a mentor.
Turning an Arts Interest into a Business
(September 1, 2012) "Supported Self-Employment as a Career Option for Individuals with Disabilities" by Corey Smith and Russell Sickles includes the story of "Polka Mike."
Artists with Disabilities Highlighted in Indiana Publication
(July 1, 2012) The latest issue of Spark, a bimonthly publication of the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities, is dedicated to the Arts and Creativity.
Arts Employment: 2 Studies Describe Economic Impact on Regions & Individuals
(July 1, 2012) Americans for the Arts released findings from an impact study of regions including Indianapolis and Bloomington; A national project of Indiana University offers data on how arts graduates are faring.
Columbus Teaching Artist Heading to Thailand
(June 26, 2012) In his talk at Bloomington City Hall, "Thailand or Bust! Arts Ambassador on a Mission," Paul Neufelder described plans for a year-long traveling arts residency based in Bangkok.
Writing for the ArtsWORK Indiana Website Wins Award
(June 8, 2012) The Woman's Press Club of Indiana has recognized Kendal R. Miller for her contribution to our series View from the Field.
Strategic Planning Summary
(May 30, 2012) Over several meetings this winter, a committee of ArtsWORK Indiana stakeholders met to discuss the future of the group.
An Invisible Geography
(May 25, 2012) Nadine Pinede, the former Artist Facilitator and a grantwriter for South Central ArtsWORK Indiana, has a poetry chapbook soon to be published.
Grant Awarded to Offer Mentorship Training
(April 16, 2012) The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community has received funding on behalf of South Central ArtsWORK Indiana to offer mentorship training for emerging artists with disabilities in the greater Bloomington area.
Creating a Website, Part Two
(April 5, 2012) "Having a new website not only boosted my professionalism as a photographer, but gave me a renewed confidence as a business owner," writes Kendal R. Miller.
Creating a Website, Part One
(March 5, 2012) "Creating and maintaining a web presence to showcase your artwork is essential for today’s artist," says Dillsboro photograher Kendal R. Miller. Miller's 2-part article is the last installment in our View From the Field series.
Writers Group Now Meeting in New Albany
(February 14, 2012) "We meet twice a month, critique our work, share, and grow as writers," says the group's organizer Sandy Olson-Hill.
Overcoming the Artist’s Need for Approval
(February 6, 2012) Jody Michele Powers authored the fourth article in our View from the Field series.
(January 24, 2012) How to best capture that painting or sculpture? Allan Yates has prepared detailed information for artsworkindiana.org on taking photographs of 2 and 3 dimensional art.
Magazine Publishing 101
(January 6, 2012) Jody Michele Powers has written the third article in our View from the Field series.
Novel about Woman with Cerebral Palsy by Muncie Author
(December 14, 2011) Jody Powers received an Indiana Arts Commission grant last year. Now you can read her e-book. Unmasking is her first novel. "I wanted to shed light on some unique issues that people with disabilities face."
Promoting Your Arts Business-101
(December 8, 2011) "If you want to make money, it won’t happen if you keep your business a secret—go promote!" Kendal R. Miller offers the second article in our series, View From the Field.
The New and Improved ArtsWORK Website!
(November 3, 2011) Welcome to a re-modeled ArtsWORKIndiana.org. ArtsWORK Indiana hasn't changed, but our website has. The site has an updated look and a more user-friendly design.
Featured Artist: Ethan Crough
(October 18, 2011) Columbus resident Ethan Crough is a strong advocate for people with dwarfism. With years of performing arts experience, he has tales to tell and lessons to share.
Finding Success in Acting, Sans Stereotypes
(October 18, 2011) "It takes guts to create a career path in the performing arts that you can live with." In the first of a series written by artists affiliated with ArtsWORK Indiana, Ethan Crough maps out the paths he and others have taken as actors with dwarfism.
Nina McCoy Named Interim Chairperson
(June 20, 2011) We are pleased to announce that Indianapolis artist Nina McCoy is providing temporary leadership for ArtsWORK Indiana.
ArtsWORK Logo Available for Download
(June 2, 2011)
New ArtsWORK Indiana Brochure
(June 1, 2011) It's free! Download or request print copies.