Indiana Arts Commission
100 N. Senate Avenue, Room N505
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone (317) 232-1268
Fax (317) 232-5595
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Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is closed on weekend and state holidays.
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Lewis is responsible for the implementation of the Indiana Arts Commission’s strategic plan, advocacy efforts, and research.
Previously to his tenure at the IAC, Lewis was the director of the International Jazz Collections at the Lionel Hampton Center at the University of Idaho, where he was also an adjunct faculty member. Lewis was director of development for university programs at Penn State University, and served as executive director of the Columbus Area Arts Council for five years. Lewis received a Bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, and a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from Indiana University.
Deputy Director of Operations
Miah oversees day-to-day operations, strategic planning, capacity building and outcomes assessment work.
Previously, Miah served as the Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts for the City of Bloomington. She has taught arts marketing as an arts administration adjunct faculty member at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and has served as an independent consultant to Indiana communities seeking direction on cultural and community planning. She continues to serve the field as a grant panelist and a juror for numerous exhibitions and festivals. She also presents and provides trainings on the intersection of municipalities, economic development and the arts.
Deputy Director of Programs
Paige oversees, directs, and manages statewide services and grant programs funding over $3.5 million state and federal dollars to Hoosier artists and organizations each year.
She graduated with a BFA from the School of the Arts Institute of Chicago and has served as a passionate arts professional ever since. Her over 20 years of arts service has focused on arts education, community arts program development, exhibition development, and grants-making. She has also served on multiple boards and committees on a local and national level.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Bridget is responsible for planning and implementing communications strategies, supervising the agency's social media presence, and collaborating with program staff on approaches for the agency to serve as a resource for communities.
She graduated from Herron School of Art and Design in 2016 with a BFA in visual communication design. Bridget joined the Arts Commission in 2014 as a Governor's Public Service Summer Intern. In 2016 she was hired full-time as the Communications and Community Engagement Manager and in 2019 was promoted to Director of Marketing and Communications.
Arts Education and Accessibility Manager
Stephanie oversees the Partnering Arts, Communications, and Education “PACE” research initiative and serves as the central Indiana grants manager for Region 7. Additionaly, Stephanie guides the agency and fields questions from grant recipients regarding ADA requirements and accessibility. She has a Bachelor’s degree in arts education from the University of Indianapolis and a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from Indiana University.
Artist and Community Services Manager
Anna oversees various programs including Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites, Individual Advancement Program, On-Ramp, and Statewide Cultural Districts. Anna is passionate about supporting artists and communities working together. She has a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Taylor University and a Master's of Public Administration degree from Indiana University.
Grants, Research, and Information Technology Manager
Deanna manages the online grant system, payments to grant recipients, and data for the agency. She holds a BFA from the Columbus College of Art.
Stephanie assists with day-to-day operations, provides information to the public, and organizes meetings and special events for the agency. She has a Bachelor’s degree in arts history from Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI.
Grants and Bookkeeping Assistant
Chapin assists with grant payments, data management, and accounting for the agency. She has a BFA in ceramics from Purdue University and a Master’s degree in arts education from the Maryland Institute College of Art.