Artisans & Culture

Indiana Art Association

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732 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: 724-762-8411

The purpose of the Indiana Art Association is to promote interest, appreciation, and participation in the arts. We aim to stimulate the artistic growth and development of our members as individual artists through encouragement, education, exhibits of work, and exchange of ideas. It is our desire to motivate public interest in the arts and function as aesthetically wise consumers and citizens ourselves.    


Indiana Arts Council of PA

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P.O. Box 563
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: 724-465-2787
http://www.indianaartscouncil.org

Promote Indiana County Artists and Art events. Provide a resource center for artists for grant research, job searches, and collaboration projects. Work with area organizations and businesses to bring art in public spaces.      


Indiana Potters Association

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2575 East Creek Rd.
Rochester Mills, PA 15771
Phone: 724-286-9741
www.potterstour.com

Indiana Potters' AssociationThe Indiana County Potters Association coordinates special events for the purpose of raising the profile of the ceramic arts in this area. The Association sponsors a tour of local pottery studios during the third weekend in October. There are ten studios with over 22 potters that participate in the event, opening up their workplaces for visitors and selling their finished work. The numbers are growing; the tour is never the same from year to year.


Little Mahoning Creek Pottery

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87 Clarion Street
Smicksburg, PA 16256
Phone: 814-257-8960
www.NancySmeltzer.Etsy.com

Little Mahoning Creek PotteryMaking wood and salt fire pottery - Functional and food safe for the home and garden. Studio Potter - Hours by appointment


Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, Inc.

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123 N. Carpenter Ave.
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: 724 840-3002
naffinc.org

  Naff Inc. celebrates the history and cultural traditions of residents from the Northern Appalachian region. It sponsors an annual festival that features music, arts and crafts, food, workshops, children's activities and storytelling.


Spruce Arts

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541 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701
www.sprucearts.com

The Spruce Art Residency invites artists from all disciplines (including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists) to apply for a self directed residency. Ranging 1-8 weeks in duration, this residency also offers the potential for opportunities that include a solo exhibition, public art installations, weekly critiques with fellow artists, community workshops, and artist talks.


Wooden Items

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22 East Kittanning Street
Smicksburg, PA 16256
Phone: 814-257-8159
www.facebook.com/Wooden-items-385811515124596/

Wooden items mostly made from: old wood from houses and barns; wood found locally; wood starting to decay; scrap wood from construction. Items made include: bowls (up to 9" diameter) pens, lamps,candle sticks made on lathe, scroll saw made items, flowers, crosses, Santa and reindeer, nativity set etc... Hours: When I'm not out running around.