Tippecanoe Arts Federation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FROM:
Tippecanoe Arts Federation
638 North Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
CONTACT:
Katie Morrison
765.423.2787
DATE: 5/12/17
 


Request for Qualifications: Tippecanoe Arts Federation seeks artists and arts organizations for Visiting Artist Program

The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is seeking qualified artists and arts organizations to provide dynamic arts instruction through its Visiting Artist Program (VAP). Artists will be paired with a school, library, or community center in Region 4 (Tippecanoe, Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Newton, Montgomery, Pulaski, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties). 

Exchanges will take place September 2017-June 2018. Up to $2,500.00 per project is available for artist fees and supplies.  All disciplines, including visual, performing, and music arts are welcome to apply.  Artists and arts organizations can submit qualifications HERE through Tuesday, June 13 (5:00 P.M. EDT)

VAP enhances accessibility to arts education by pairing artists with undeserved communities in Region 4. Artists provide engaging instruction for students in grades K-12. The goals of the program are:
  • To increase access to quality arts instruction for youths in grades K-12 in Region 4
  • To develop relationships between artists, young people, and communities in Region 4
  • To elevate the relevancy of art making, in its diverse forms, in Region 4 communities
     
Learn more about VAP, including timelines and selection criteria, HERE .

Artists can submit their qualifications using THIS FORM.



About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at  www.TippecanoeArts.org.

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For more information, please contact Katie Morrison  by emailing  rsd@tippecanoearts.org or calling 765.423.2787.  


Activities of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation are provided, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, with funds from the Indiana General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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