Directory of Teaching Artists
The Connecticut Office of the Arts is accepting applications for its Directory of Teaching Artists. Teaching artists are individual practicing artists who specialize in teaching both in the classroom and in the community. The Directory of Teaching Artists is a reliable resource of high-quality Connecticut teaching artists who have been juried for excellence in their art form and readiness and capacity to work in schools and community settings.
Artist Fellowship Awards (FY18)
Recognizes the artistic excellence of Connecticut artists of all disciplines. The program offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to help artists pursue new work and achieve specific career goals.
Deadline: June 21, 2017
Applicants will be asked to indicate one (1) Broad Category and up to four (4) General Categories to indicate their artistic discipline.
Arts Learning – Access Grants (FY18)
Supports teaching and learning in, about, and through the arts through high-quality arts exploration and discovery experiences. Focused on PK-12 schools, This program offers $700 grants to fund exposure to the arts through field trips, school or classroom visits, performance(s), “informance(s)” and/or lecture demonstrations by artists or artist groups or arts venues.
Deadline: Rolling. Program will close when all funds are expended.
Grant Amount: $700
Funding Period: July 1, 2017 – June 20, 2018
Eligible applicant’s place of business must be in Connecticut and be one of the following:
- PK-12 School
- 501C-3 arts organization seeking to provide arts access experience(s) for PK-12 students
- Arts program(s) of 501C-3 non-arts organization seeking to provide arts access experience(s) for PK-12 students
*All grants funds are dependent on state and federal annual appropriations as allotted by the Governor, the Connecticut General Assembly, and the National Endowment for the Arts, therefore, all grant monies are contingent on availability.