Teacher Artist Roster Application and Profile Updates

In order to be considered for the Tennessee Arts Commission Teaching Artist Roster, artists must first verify eligibility to apply to the Teaching Artist Roster by contacting Chris Sweatt at chris.sweatt@tn.gov


  • Refer to the guidelines page for assistance.
  • Read through and fill out this form completely prior to filling out the online application form: TARoster-Draft-Application-Worksheet
  • Once you have gathered all the required materials and have answered all the questions in the above form, click Teaching Artist Roster Application
  • Copy and paste your information from the Draft Application Worksheet into the online application form and press submit to be reviewed by Commission staff.
  • Check that all of your files are under 10MB each
  • Once you have submitted your application successfully, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • If you are having trouble completing the online application form, check that your internet browser is updated. We strongly suggest completing the online application form using Chrome Browser:  Get Chrome  Get Explorer   Get Safari


  • Click Update Roster Profile link to submit new changes to your profile

  • Please fill all required fields with your most current information and offerings.

New Applicants CLICK HERE for Teaching Artist Roster Application

Please refer to the Draft Application Worksheet Form to see what information and documents are required. Then, have all your documents ready before completing this form including media samples and letters of recommendation. See Teaching Artist Roster Guidelines page for details.

CLICK HERE for 2021-2022 Roster Profile Update Form

You may submit updates to your profile on an ongoing basis. Changes will be reviewed and uploaded within 30 days of submission.