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WHAT: The On-Ramp Artist Professional Development is a national award-winning program designed to educate artists in ten key areas of entrepreneurship and finance and to provide ongoing mentorship and support to participants. It is an accelerator for Indiana creative entrepreneurs who are looking to rev up their business thinking. On-Ramp gives participants new connections, a plan, coaching, and access to special funds (up to $2,000) to make it happen.

WHO: Creative Hoosiers who meet eligibility requirements and are starting something new, looking to deepen their business understanding, or who are at a professional crossroads.

WHEN: August 20-22, 2021

WHERE: The Carnegie Center for Art & History and The Root in New Albany, IN

APPLY: The application is now closed. Fifteen creative entrepreneurs will be selected to participate in this free, three-day workshop.

QUESTIONS: Laura Wilkins • Engagement & Outreach Coordinator • • 812-944-7336

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We will also be doing Facebook Live Q&As to answer questions about the application process and programs. Tune in to our Facebook at noon on June 9, 16, and 23! 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be an individual. Organizations may not apply.
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be an Indiana resident and remain a full time Indiana resident through the end of the fellowship period
  • May not have been a past On-Ramp participant
  • Artist’s primary discipline must be one of the following:
    • Dance
    • Music
    • Opera/Music Theatre
    • Theatre
    • Visual Arts
    • Design Arts, including architecture, fashion, graphic, industrial, interior, landscape architecture, and urban/metropolitan
    • Crafts – including clay, fiber, glass, leather, metal, paper, plastic, wood and mixed media
    • Photography
    • Media Arts – including film, audio, video, and work created using technology or experimental digital media
    • Literature
    • Multidisciplinary – art forms that integrate more than one arts discipline listed above to form a single practice
    • Folklife/Traditional Arts – oral, customary, material and performance traditions informally learned and transmitted in contexts characteristic of ethnic, religious, linguistic, occupational, and/or religious groups. Does not include folk-inspired forms.




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