ArtMix, Inc.

ArtMix, Inc.

ArtMix is a nationally award-winning 501c3 nonprofit based in Indianapolis that transforms the lives of people with disabilities through the creation of art. Founded in 1982, ArtMix (formerly VSA Indiana) programs offer inclusive, year-round opportunities for people of all abilities to learn,

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Urban Artisans Internship Program


Program Description

Urban Artisans is an internship program that aids 16-22 year-olds, with and without disabilities, with the transition from school to the workplace. Under the leadership of our professional teaching artists, interns work as a creative team to produce marketable, artistic products in clay, fiber, paints and mosaics. These products are sold in the ArtMix Gallery and in local shops throughout


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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development, Student Showcase Opportunities, Workshop/Class (Out-of-School)
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Population Served Adults, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: No


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes