Author: Abbey

It’s hard to believe that my residency here at Ignite Studio is more than halfway finished! I have made so many great memories already, and I look forward to seeing what the rest of my time here will bring....

The Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers is excited to kick off the summer with an art exhibit featuring artwork from local artists. “Origin Stories” seeks 2D artwork in a variety of sizes and mediums that fit the title theme. The exhibit will be on...

By: Alyssa Dyar We don’t usually think of play-dough as being a freeway for electricity. The Squishy Circuit kit in Ignite Studio shows us that it is! When we look at the ingredients, we see that salt is involved in making this squishy material. And, if...

By: Jeannette Pomeroy When I learned that I had been selected as Maker-in-Residence at Ignite Studio, I was both honored and humbled. I discovered Ignite the first time I visited the library, and was amazed at what I saw.  The studio is a tremendous community asset,...

By: Alyssa Dyar There is almost an endless amount of activities to do in Ignite studio. Here are a few examples of what children and their parents can do to find their inner maker. Remember to always walk in the studio, use kind voices, and clean up...

By: Megan Smith Our wheel throwing kits each come with a resourceful book, two buckets, two small sponges, one big clean-up sponge and a container of twelve tools. What are those twelve tools? Below I describe how you can use the tools and have included links...

By: Megan Smith Have you ever watched a magician at work? Wondered how they always know what card was yours, or how they got out of the locked box in time? We are no experts on magic in Ignite Studio, but we are familiar with making....

Description of Residency Ignite Studio invites emerging/early career central Indiana artists to serve as our Maker-in-Residence for a 6-week period. Ignite Studio is an arts-focused makerspace designed to offer broad access to the Hamilton County community to a variety of art and making practices. Our goal...