Welcome To The

Artists Index

The Artists Index

We are building an organic biographical directory of Visual, Performing, Literary, and Culinary Artists from the past to the present who are or were connected to the creative communities of the South Coast of Massachusetts. Their backgrounds, passions, dreams, and accomplishments are documented here.

Podcasts & Articles

Listen in on the Southcoast Artists Index Podcasts and read the Articles for up close, personal, and informative conversations with the makers, performers, supporters, and cultural impresarios of the remarkable creative community of South Coast Massachusetts including New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Westport, and beyond.

Recent Podcasts

Recent Articles

Our gracious sponsors invite you to celebrate the art of life of the creative communities of the South Coast!

Thank you to our community partners who help support of mission.

In-Focus Podcasts are funded in part with grants from the New Bedford Cultural Council and the Fairhaven Cultural Council, local agencies supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

The Artists Index collaborates with the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Common Ground Project to collect and share the interwoven stories of the South Coast's creative community.


The Artists Index collaborates with The New Bedford Light and the New Bedford Light Fine Arts Club to promote and encourage the sale of emerging and established South Coasts artists' work. 



Be included. Be Counted. Be Found.

Visual, Performing, Literary, or Culinary Artists who are directly or indirectly connected to the South Coast's creative community are invited to be our guests on the In-Focus podcast!

Historical Artists

Knowledge. Information. Memories. 

Tell us about your family member, friend, or acquaintance who once contributed to the South Coast’s creative communities as a Visual, Performing, Literary, or Culinary Artist.

Talk To Us!

Have information to share?  

Looking for information? Art industry professionals, gallery or museum curators, art brokers or consultants, art scholars, educators, and genealogists please contact us. We'd love to hear from you!