Artist INC Topeka


Are you a painter, poet, photographer, performer (really, we welcome artists of any discipline) who is looking for help on how to set goals for your arts practice? Maybe you need help writing about your work for your artist statement or to pursue a grant or residency? Or perhaps you need some solid tips on how to build your personal and professional brands? 

You’ve landed in the right place. 

Led by ArtsConnect, Artist INC Topeka takes place over the course of eight consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 p.m., September 3-October 22, 2024. Sessions will be held at ArtsConnect, 909 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608. 

Applications open on May 1, 2024-June 18, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. CST. 


Session Dates

Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00 p.m. CST

  • September 3, 2024 –  Session #1 YOUR MAP
  • September 10, 2024 – Session #2 YOUR STORY
  • September 17, 2024 – Session #3 YOUR PUBLIC
  • September 24, 2024 – Session #4 YOUR MONEY
  • October 1, 2024 – Session #5 YOUR VALUE
  • October 8, 2024 – Session #6 YOUR PLAN
  • October 15, 2024 – Session #7 YOUR PRESENCE
  • October 22, 2024 – Session #8 YOUR WORKSHARE 


Applications open on May 1, 2024-June 18, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. CST. 

Click here to apply now. 

What Works Workshops

None scheduled at this time. 


Located in Topeka, Kansas, ArtsConnect promotes the arts through building community connections and broadening the understanding of how the arts enhance our quality of life.

ArtsConnect in Topeka, Kansas


2023 Artists

Pradeep Bangalore,  Holley Blakeney, Jason Dailey, Jean Denney, Lyman Edwards,  Matthew Filby,  Jonah Graf, Ash Grub, Jodee Jensen, Cindy Kersenbrock, Troy Komahcheet, Aisha Lee Imani, Theresa Martin, Tiena Nazzaro, Laura Odell, Jose Saucedo, Kristen Shook, Zandra Sneed-Dawkins, Irene Tsuneta, Lesa Weller, and Tyson Williams. 

2022 Artists

Amy Allen, Samantha Banks, Jordan Brooks, Deb Bruner, Miranda Easton, Harvey Flowers, Kate Hastings, Jake Jackson, Lisa LaRue-Baker, Phyllis Klyma, Allison Koemer-Smith, Alicia Saucedo, Allison Shore, Kody Stadler, Holly Taylor, and Preston Walker. 

2021 Artists

Carmen Anello, Benjamin Arnfield, Byron Ashley, Audrey Bosley, Anthony Braun, Kim D. Brook, Robert Tapley Bustamante, Katie Heffren, Rodney L Hoover, Erika Kjorlie Geery, Lisa LaRue-Baker, Angela Lexow, Liza MacKinnon, Xavier Martinez, Kyra Miller, Devin M. Morrison, Paul Rudy, Dané Shobe, Nathan Short, Ptr Sponseller, Susan K. Theroff, Jeremy Wangler, Rebecca Waugh, Brian Wiedle, and Ryan Wills.