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Interact & Explore – Community Arts Classes

Jodi Krumel, Teaching Artist, and community class students build ceramic art.

Not sure what type of art you’re interested in? ArtMix’s Community Arts Classes are led by Teaching Artists and allow students to experience different art mediums including, ceramics, 2-D arts, music, movement, and drama.  Follow this link to enroll.

Develop Vocational Skills – Urban Artisans

Linda Wisler, Master Teaching Artist, and Jeffrey practice rolling slabs.

Linda Wisler, Master Teaching Artist, and Jeffrey practice rolling slabs.

Urban Artisans supports young adults, ages 16-22, in the transition from school to the workplace.  Open to individuals with and without disabilities, students learn transferable, pre-vocational skills through making, marketing, and selling artwork in a professional studio.  Student products are sold at ArtMix’s enROUTE Gallery and in other galleries and retail shops in Indianapolis.  Follow this link to apply for an internship.

Enhance Classroom Skills – Artists in Residence – School Based Programs

Herron High School Students using art to study science

Herron High School Students using art to study science

ArtMix Teaching Artists work with classroom teachers in school systems statewide to support and enhance arts in education for pre-K through grad 12 students with disabilities in inclusive settings.  Residencies range from one week to year-long in various artistic mediums.  Tools and techniques are shared so classroom teachers gain skills to continue the program after the residency has ended.  Contact Linda Wisler at 317-974-4123 to discuss bringing a Teaching Artist to your school.

Support Pediatric Healing – The Lolly Project

Teaching Artist, Bella Heilbrunn, leads a session of The Lolly Project at Riley Children's Hospital

Teaching Artist, Bella Heilbrunn, leads a session of The Lolly Project at Riley Children’s Hospital

The Lolly Project, named in memory of art teacher Lolly Albert, makes arts activities accessible to children and their families who are being treated at Indianapolis and South Bend area children’s hospitals.  Arts activities increase comfort levels and improve the recovery process for young patients.  To support the good work of The Lolly Project, donate here.