Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Fairfax County (VA) Invites Applicants for Artist Residencies in Middle Schools


The Arts Council of Fairfax County invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to respond to the FY16 Artist Residencies in Middle Schools Request for Proposal.  The program is a collaboration between the Arts Council of Fairfax (Arts Council) and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through education in the arts.

b2ap3_thumbnail_acfc-logo.jpgI'm passing along this important opportunity for artists, musicians, and writers in Virginia. Applicants must reside, work, or have a studio in Fairfax County, Fairfax City, or the City of Falls Church.


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Request for Proposal FY16 Artist Residencies in Middle Schools


Application Deadline: May 22, 2015.

  • Artists selected to participate in the FY16 Artist Residency in Middle Schools Program will be paid $1,000 for attending the 4-day Artist Residency Seminar (9/22-25/2015).  
  • Artists whose Residency Program are placed in a school will receive a payment of up to $5,000 for providing the Artist Residency.  
  • Your residency program will be published in our artist directory.
  • The number of Artist Residencies awarded will vary depending on the number of applicants and available funding.


This is the program’s second year.

Visit the following link for application guidelines and criteria.


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