Selection Criteria for Becoming an ArtsPath Artist

  • 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.