Creative Arts Industries Commission
The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (CAIC) is focused on the creative industries sector of the Kansas economy. The Commission is dedicated to measuring, promoting, supporting and expanding the creative industries to grow the state's economy and create creative industry-related jobs.
Artist INCArtist INC is a cutting edge training program that empowers individual artists in all disciplines to take control of their careers by connecting them to the tools, resources, and opportunities necessary to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice. Click here for more info.
Film ResourcesIf you're interested in shooting a film project in Kansas, please contact Peter Jasso.
GrantsThe CAIC offers two programs designed to strengthen an important sector of the Kansas economy and create jobs.
Kansas Arts License Plate ProgramTo learn more about the license plate program, please contact Peter Jasso.
New Dance LabNew Dance Partners, a partnership between The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and Johnson County Community College, is accepting applications for 3-5 aspiring dance professionals to participate in the newly launched New Dance Lab.
In its pilot year, The New Dance Lab will expand the programming of New Dance Partners to allow a select group of aspiring dance professionals throughout the state of Kansas the opportunity to participate in one-on-one professional development workshops. Click here for more info.
Tallgrass Artist ResidencyThis residency seeks to create connection and conversation across the Great Plains by requesting that applicants currently live in a place that is ecologically considered prairie (though it may be paved and urbanized!).
Ideal applicants will have a strong body of work with a voice that reflects the artist’s own community; a dedication to place, and an interest in participating in a contemporary dialogue.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and career levels, media and practice. Click here for more info.