About Us

Fort Wayne HeART of the City supports local creatives of Fort Wayne and bridges the gap between established and aspiring artists. Through networking opportunities, professional development and art education lectures, and unjuried exhibitions, newer artists are able to enter into the creative space, armed with the tools they need to be successful. HOTC also supports local businesses by building connections on behalf of local artists. Because of this, local artists are given more art show opportunities to promote and sell their work. HOTC advocates for local individuals, organizations, and businesses by promoting them via social media and other marketing channels.

 

Artist Supporting Artist

Fort Wayne HeART of the City is all-inclusive without a mainstream agenda. Fort Wayne HeART of the City is an initiative that collectively supports artists of all types, mediums, and skill levels in the greater Northeast Indiana area. HOTC is about local artists supporting local artists. Information on events, pow wows, and local happenings of interest to local artists and local artist advocates will be updated on the website and the HOTC social media outlets.

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Website

Fort Wayne HeART of the City makes finding art events and connecting with local artists easy. Our website compiles key information about resources like events, artists, and venues in one searchable hub that doesn’t get filtered out by social media feeds.

 

HOTC Board Members:

Beth Collier

(BOD Member | Artist Wrangler)

Brenna Noll

(BOD Member)

Cecilia Perez Dunifon

(BOD Member | Information Distributor)

Daniel Church

(BOD Member | Tech / Promotions)

Hali Ruisard

(BOD Member | Event Calendar)

Jose Ortiz

(BOD Member | Music)

Sierra Disch

(BOD Member | Journalism/Press)

Tricia Cavender

(BOD Member | Artist Wrangler)