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Application Timeline

THIS TIMELINE IS A ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ALL DETAILS RELATED TO THE SEPT, 2018 JURY PANEL REVIEWS.

Welcome Indiana Artisan applicants! The info in the October 25 listing below is perhaps the most important.
 
 
• Monday, January 8, 2018
     Online application goes live and will be linked here. Successful applicants must attend the workshop for new Artisans on Thursday,
     Oct. 25 (detail below, under Oct. 25). Please apply only if your schedule allows you to attend this workshop. Unfortunately, those not in
     attendance will not be considered an Indiana Artisan and will need to begin the application process again for the 2019 review.
     Click here to read the 2017 ART application guidelines. The 2018 guidelines will be posted here January 8, 2018.
     Click here to read the 2017 FOOD application guidelines. The 2018 food guidelines will be posted here January 8, 2018.

• Saturday/Sunday, April 7/8, 2018
     Plan to attend the eighth annual Indiana Artisan Marketplace. Submit an application by March 15 and receive two complimentary tickets to
     this event to get a sense of the Artisans, the quality, breadth and depth of their work, and the benefits of this organization.

• Wednesday, August 1, 2018
     Deadline is noon for online applications to be submitted.
     Within 48 hours of submitting an application, applicants receive email confirmation that their application is complete and an update on next
     steps. Traditionally, nearly all applications are complete and represent the applicant well. For the few whose application is incomplete, or
     whose application does not address the goals of this organization (for example, art or foods that fall outside Indiana Artisan’s definition of art
     and food), the confirmation email will identify the issue(s). It is very important to read the art application guidelines or food application
     guidelines before applying. The application fee and advice on submitting physical samples of art, craft and foods are explained in the
     guidelines.

• Tuesday, September 4, 2018
     Art samples are required of all applicants and must ship/deliver for arrival by this date. The art application guidelines explain how many      samples can be submitted and more.
          • Ship any time to: Indiana Artisan, 203 Surrey Hill, Noblesville, Ind., 46062
          • Deliver only on Sept. 4, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to:
                    Ivy Tech Community College Art Gallery, downtown Indy campus, SE corner of Illinois and 28th streets
                    (Very easy parking on Illinois Street, right in front. For delivery only; do not ship to this address.)

• Wednesday, September 5, 2018
     Art jury panel reviews submissions.

• Thursday, September 6, 2018: 1 – 5 p.m.
     Art samples will be return shipped / may be picked up.
     All samples may be picked up at the Ivy Tech Community College drop-off location any time from 1 – 5 p.m., unless other arrangements have
     been made. If this timing is difficult for you, let Eric Freeman know.

• Tuesday, September 18, 2018
     A food/drink sample(s) is required of all applicants and must ship/deliver for arrival by this date. The food application guidelines explain how
     the sample(s) should be submitted and more.
     Drop-off/shipping locale: Indiana Artisan, 203 Surrey Hill, Noblesville, Ind., 46062

• Wednesday, September 19, 2018
     Food/Drink jury panel reviews submissions.

• Monday, October 1, 2018
     By this date, art applicants will learn of acceptance/non-acceptance into Indiana Artisan.

• Friday, October 12, 2018
     By this date, food/drink applicants will learn of acceptance/non-acceptance into Indiana Artisan.

• Thursday, October 25, 2018
     Required workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. in downtown Indy, for all successful applicants – a time to meet each other, learn how to maximize
     the benefits of Indiana Artisan, how to leverage the organization to expand your business and how to participate in the Holiday Marketplace.
     Spouses and/or business partners are welcomed.

     Successful applicants unable to attend must reapply to Indiana Artisan and repeat the jurying process to be reconsidered. Given the
     importance of this workshop, please check your availability at this date and time before applying.