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Become a CAPS Artist

CAPS will begin accepting applications for new teaching artists Summer 2025!

If you have experience teaching children and/or adults, we invite you to apply to join a roster of professional teaching artists to serve the schools and community members in Durham and its surrounding counties. 

Become a CAPS Artist

Application Instructions

1. Create an account on Submittable.

2. Review application questions and upload all required materials. You can review a copy of the application on this page soon.

3. Required and optional materials listed on the application to upload include artist’s resume, video of the program you are submitting, artist work samples, residency lesson plans,  guides or handouts provided to teachers and/or participants.

4. Submit the application. Once submitted, it cannot be updated.

5. Pay the one-time annual application fee of $35. Instructions for payment are also given in the application.

6. Your submitted application will be emailed to you. Keep a copy for your records.

7. Artists will be contacted if there are any questions about their application. Applicants will be notified about their acceptance on the CAPS roster, date TBD.

Informational Sessions

Join the informational sessions to learn more about being a CAPS Artist and ask questions about the application process.

  • 2025 info session dates TBD


Al Strong

Director of Creative Arts in Public + Private Schools