Teen Art Residency

After-School Art Residency
Lead Instructor: Mary Ann Arante

This eight-week residency program grants teenage artists the opportunity to develop their own artistic portfolios while assisting in classrooms, meeting local artists through studio visits, and producing work for an exhibition to the public. The program meets once a week on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Participants receive their own studio space within the CVA studios with access to work after-school from 3pm-6pm, Monday - Friday. Teens are required to submit an application in order to be considered for the residency.

Inaugural Session I. April 11 - May 30

Price: $150 / per session


Submit an Application Here!

Who qualifies?
High school aged teenagers with an interest in art, art education, or artistic studio practice are encouraged to apply! Applicants are selected by the CVA education staff, based on application materials, teacher recommendations, and personal interviews.

Are there other commitments required of residents?
Residents are required to volunteer in the classrooms as an assistant through our art afterschool program at least 1 afternoon per week from 3-6pm. Participants are also expected to develop a lesson plan and facilitate the lesson within our afterschool program upon completion of their assistant position. Community service learning credits are available through this portion of the program.

What supplies will we need?
The CVA will provide all supplies needed for students to develop their portfolios and lessons for the after-school program. Residents should supply additional specialty materials for the completion of their own work. General supplies are available for use.

Can my student apply for a scholarship?
Yes. We have artistic merit scholarships available for students that have a strong investment in art and have previous artistic experience. For more information on how to apply, visit http://www.greensboroart.org/scholarships.

Schedule Commitment:
 Fall/Spring semester long residency  with an 8-week commitment. Weekly art class meets one day a week on Wednesdays from 6 - 8pm. Residents must also volunteer once a week in our after-school program from 3 - 6pm (arrival hours may vary).