HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must meet the general eligibility
criteria for individuals.
Applicants must be practicing artists in performing arts, visual arts, media,
creative writing, or interdisciplinary arts. See
Glossary for a description of the art form within discipline areas.
Your ROSTER application should be reproduced on a computer or typed in 12-point,
or neatly handwritten. Since copies will be duplicated for panel review, please
do not use staples. See the checklist (word document)
for required materials.
ARTIST PARTICIPATION IN PROJECT PLANNING
Schools employ artists for a variety of projects and programs. Typically, an
artist residency takes place from one week to several months. Artists are free
to set their own fees, schedules, and activities in collaboration with the
sponsoring school. Travel, lodging, and arts supplies can be included as a part
of the project budget. The school has the opportunity to apply for grant
support either through QuickFunds
for short-term projects that
enliven or improve arts learning as an integral part of the education of
Idaho's youth, or Arts Education Project Grants
support for substantive projects that unite effective practices in education
and the arts.
Artist actively devotes a major portion of his or her time to an art.
Evidence of artistic excellence.
Evidence of exceptional communication skills.
Ideas for residency plans and ways to perform them are exciting and innovative.
Submit a clear and concise narrative of up to four pages.
Number, repeat the questions, and answer in order. Keep in mind the evaluation
1. Describe ideas for residency projects that you could offer, including how
you will share your particular artistic process.
2. Describe one possible residency that you might conduct; include the
Age level of participants.
Personal and participants' goals for the project.
Methods, techniques, and skills you would use to achieve the goals.
How you would provide a learning sequence in the project.
Your reason or philosophy in taking your particular approaches.
Time and space requirements.
Necessary materials or facilities.
3. Every project must include a minimum of one teacher in-service training.
Describe ways you could assist teachers to continue your art form after the residency.
BIENNIAL POSTMARK DEADLINE
Please visit the Deadline page here.
Courtesy review deadline is three weeks before the postmark deadline. Apply for
the deadline closest to your project. The project may not begin and expenses
may not be incurred before you are notified of your award, approximately three
weeks after the deadline.
Final reports must be submitted within 60 days after completion of the project,
but no later than August 31, whichever comes first. More about Final Report here.
Failure to submit a final report results in the applicant forfeiting the 10% final
payment and will affect future funding.