Apply for the Artist as Citizen Conference 2020

Three male students listening or watchingAny undergraduate and graduate UNCSA student is welcome to apply to the UNCSA Artist as Citizen Conference 2020. Applicants who apply this week will be notified of acceptance as early as Tuesday, Nov. 26 until all slots are filled.

The Artist as Citizen Conference is for students who are interested exploring the intersections of artistry, activism and entrepreneurship. Hosted with our amazing partners from ASTEP (Artist Striving to End Poverty), this conference offers space for deep thinking and discussions, workshops, interdisciplinary creative activities, and time with several guest artists from campus and the Winston-Salem community.

The conference runs right before second semester classes start, and will kick off the afternoon of Wed., Jan. 8 and end Sat., Jan. 11, 2020. Residential students accepted into the conference will be allowed early access to move in.

Students jumping in Eisenberg

Each year, ASTEP's Artist as Citizen Conference comes to student-artists at University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Learn more about the conference.

Please reach out to Lauren Iley-Spear in Student Engagement at with any questions or to apply.

Contact: Lauren Iley-Spear

Nov. 22, 2019

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