WHO WILL CIU10 CONSIDER AS A TEACHING ARTIST?

Coalport Mural by Lynn Ann Verbeck 10-3-2020

ELIGIBILITY

  • Individual artists, artists’ ensembles, or companies may apply.
  • Artists, artists’ ensembles or companies that intend to work in multiple disciplines must demonstrate their qualifications to be approved to work in each discipline.
  • Preference is given to Pennsylvania residents; artists from other states may apply.

 

CRITERIA

  • Artistic excellence as demonstrated by samples of your work.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to develop sequential residency plans with education or community partners.
  • Additional consideration will be given to artists who demonstrate the ability to work with special needs populations.

 

ENSEMBLES AND COMPANIES

  • The application information must be submitted for all artists who will be working in residencies in school and community organizations.
  • Only those members of the ensemble or company who have been approved may work in a PCA Arts in Education residency.

 

OBSERVATION, TRAINING, & PLANNING

  • Teaching artists will be observed in an educational setting prior to permanent* addition to the AIE Directory. These observations may occur during existing residencies, classes, or workshops. Galaxy artists will be invited to participate in professional development workshops that address the guidelines of the program.
  • Artists are reviewed to be re-approved every five years.

 

STEPS TO THE PROCESS

  • Submit to CIU10: Application, Clearances, & Work Samples
    • Artists MUST acquire all background and criminal clearances before being contracted for a residency.
  • Set up an interview with the AIE Coordinator.
  • Demonstrate your skills in an educational or community setting as a probationary residency.

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