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Selection Criteria

A panel of experts approved and convened by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and ArtsPath will review artist applications and will base their recommendations on the following:

  • Artistic excellence as demonstrated by work samples submitted that are representative of the applicant’s current work and not that of the applicant’s students;
  • Evidence of significant professional level activity in the creation of original artistic work;
  • Evidence of continued professional development, keeping current with one’s artistic discipline;
  • Quality of application, including quality of work samples, written communication, and proper completion;
  • Evidence of ability to develop and implement a residency plan with educational partners;
  • Evidence of ability to interact with students of varying ages and abilities to effectively communicate one’s art form and its process; and
  • Availability to conduct residencies.
  • ArtsPath
  • Performing Arts Center, Room 202
    403 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1008
  • Phone: 724-357-4565
  • Fax: 724-357-7899
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.