Schools or community organizations interested in sponsoring artists in residence, or in designing arts education projects, may apply for matching funds through the Utah Arts Council. Applications will be accepted through March 20, from schools or in community settings.
To receive a program guidelines brochure, artist bank brochure and applications, call the Arts in Education program at 533-5895, or write to the AIE program, Utah Arts Council, 617 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102.The Council has a selected bank of professional artists in music, dance, theater, visual and literary arts from which sponsors may choose a resident artist. An AIE conference in Salt Lake City June 8-9 will introduce artists to sponsors. Acceptable arts education projects may vary widely, according to sponsors' wishes. The Council will pay for 35 percent of accepted projects, and pay artists per diem and mileage.