Applying for Teaching Artist Residency

How to apply

STEP 1:  Contact the Artist(s) of your Choice

NOTE:  Schools can contact an artist at ANYTIME throughout the year!

  • Click on each artist’s name and read about them and their services. 
  • Contact the artist in whom you are interested to discuss their services AND to set a date.  

IMPORTANT NOTE for NEW Schools:  To ensure a successful experience for new schools to the artist residency program (see below) a veteran Galaxy Teaching Artist should be requested, in order to receive grant support.           

STEP 2:  Contact Galaxy Program Coordinators, Dr. Dawn Hayes,, or Karen Woods,

AFTER contacting and discussing your arts services with an artist: 

For Artist for a Day (AFAD) –  Submit, on-line, the Artist for a Day Confirming Order Form.  After the form is submitted, the school contact person will receive an email confirmation from Galaxy.

For Artist Residencies – Download, then FAX or send the Residency Application and Request for Funds Form. Galaxy will follow up with the contact person.

(Please CLICK here to go to all School Forms.)

Once an arts service is confirmed, it will appear on the “Galaxy Calendar of Arts Services”.  Both schools and artists may access this calendar to verify the date of the service.  If ANY changes are made to the dates of service, Galaxy should be notified IMMEDIATELY.