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Arts-in-Education Roster

Arts-in-Education Artists Roster

The Arts-in-Education (AIE) Artists Roster is a resource for organizations to find professional teaching artists for hands-on learning experiences. The AIE Artists Roster includes individual artists in all disciplines as well as performing arts companies. Interested artists apply for inclusion in the roster and are juried by a statewide panel of professionals on the basis of the quality of their work, their record of professional achievement, and their skills and experience as educators.

Artists (70)

Alice George

Alice George has conducted seventeen multi-week residencies in thirteen different K-12 Illinois schools since 2000. Alice surveys teachers after each residency and has consistently received praise for...

Alpha M. Bruton

Alpha Bruton completed her studies in art education at California State University, Sacramento and earned a master's degree in art administration at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Formal ...

Amy Lowe

Amy Lowe is a national award-winning singer, songwriter, and storyteller. She’s received numerous Parents' Choice and Educational Press Awards. Her recordings have been recommended by Booklist, Libr...

Anne Hughes

Anne Hughes exhibits her thought-provoking artworks across the United States and Canada. Her work appears on the cover of literary journals and pomegranate note cards. She holds an MFA in Painting fro...

Ballet Quad Cities

Ballet Quad Cities was established as a professional ballet company in August 2001. Since its inaugural season, the company has delighted audiences and critics alike with its exuberant productions tha...

Beth Shadur

Beth Shadur has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad, including at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Drawing Center in New York City. She has created ove...

Carolyn Elaine

Carolyn Elaine has conducted residencies and facilitated collaborative public art since 1997. She has worked with organizations such as Urban Gateways, Chicago Public Art Group, Art Resources in Teac...

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble

Since its founding in 2001, Danztheatre has created numerous dance theatre works, including The Wasteland, This Is Not A Pipe, The Yellow Wallpaper, and several for festivals and dance concerts. Our ...

Chicago Moving Company

CMC is one of Illinois' most celebrated modern dance companies. In honor of its superlative educational work, CMC has received Illinois Alliance for Arts Education Service Awards, the Katherine Dunha...

Child's Play Touring Theatre

Child’s Play has conducted numerous IAC residencies since 1984. Touring extensively throughout America, Child’s Play has performed in many prestigious venues, including the Smithsonian Institution...

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