November 01, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Ignite Studio Seeks Applications For Maker-in-Residence

Ignite Studio Sign
By Katelyn Coyne

Ignite Studio seeks applications for the 2021 Maker-in-Residence position. DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Description of Maker-in-Residence

Ignite Studio invites central Indiana artists to serve as our Maker-in-Residence. Ignite Studio is an arts-focused makerspace at the Fishers location of the Hamilton East Public Library. We offer broad access to a variety of art and making practices to library patrons. In our space, patrons on-ramp to their own creativity by engaging with new and exciting equipment and experiences. The Maker-in-Residence program is an integral part of this mission to help inspire and empower people to reconnect making practices.

The Maker-in-Residence will receive a stipend of $3000, a modest budget for supplies, access to a private 1600 square foot studio space, and free use of all Ignite Studio equipment and supplies. During the residency, the artist will offer patron experiences related to their art/making practice and will have exhibit space in Ignite Studio.

Maker-in-Residence Application Requirements

To view a copy of the 2021 Maker-in-Residence application requirements, click here.

Key Dates for Maker-in-Residence


Application deadline: January 11, 2021

Residency Dates:

  • 96 hours between May and August 2021
  • 96-hour commitment can be served intermittently to accommodate fair, festival and show schedules.

Contact Ignite Studio Manager, Katelyn Coyne at with questions.

Thank you to the HEPL Friends of the Library for sponsoring the Maker-in-Residence’s stipend!