Chicago Artists Coalition & Hyde Park Art Center are pleased to present a day-long convening bringing together teaching artists from across the city for professional development and community-building around critical issues in teaching artistry today.
The Summit is open to practitioners from all disciplines, geographic areas, and age groups looking to inspire lively and meaningful dialogue with practical implications in the classroom and studio.
With an overarching focus on strengthening the relationship between creative practice and teaching practice, the Teaching Artist Summit will feature a keynote talk by College Art Association’s Distinguished Teaching of Art Award recipient Sabina Ott.
In addition, the Summit will also host artist-led micro-workshops covering practical and philosophical issues in teaching artistry and an interactive curriculum slam. Workshop artist-facilitators include: Sara Black, Nick Briz, artist and Rachel Harper, along with additional presenters that will be announced shortly.
A concise online application must be completed by all teaching artists that wish to attend the Summit. Applications are due by Thursday, March 10, 2016.
More information + a link to apply at http://www.chicagoartistscoalition.org/programs/fieldwork/teaching-artists-summit-2016.