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For Students

Studio Arts Workshop Support (SAWS)

The Studio Arts Workshop Support (SAWS) initiative was established in May 2015 by the Studio Committee at Queen's University Faculty of Education. SAWS is currently overseen by the Arts Infusion Committee.

Teacher candidates and graduate students at Queen's Faculty of Education are invited to apply for this support to offset the cost of registering in an arts workshop. Applications may be submitted to Dr. Benjamin Bolden at Please note that we are only able to support a limited number of applications each year. Successful applications will be notified within 10 days of the application deadline.


Successful applications will be reimbursed after the workshop, upon submission of a receipt.

Support Criteria

  1. The student must attend the workshop while they are registered students at the Faculty of Education.

  2. Any student may receive this support only once.

  3. Maximum support will be $50 per student. Applications can be made for any amount up to this figure.

  4. Applications made for support must be limited to one page and include the following:

    • Applicant name and contact information, including postal address​

    • Workshop description including workshop title, name(s) of presenter, fee, location and date

    • Brief (200-300 words) rationale describing how the workshop will enhance your personal development.

  5. A brief (200-300 words) description of your involvement in the workshop must be submitted upon its completion along with a receipt for reimbursement of registration fee (scan and submit to​



For Instructors 

Teaching Artist Experience

The Arts Infusion Committee supports instructors in the Faculty of Education who want to bring Teaching Artists into their classrooms for arts-integrated learning opportunities. We will help connect you with a Teaching Artist from our roster and provide funding to pay for the artist's facilitation fees and some materials. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To learn more about Teaching Artists, arts integration, and our Teaching Artist roster, please visit the Teaching Artists section of our website.

If you are interested in working with a Teaching Artist, please contact the committee at and provide the following information:

  • Your name and contact information

  • Course title(s) and code(s) for the course(s) in which you hope to integrate a Teaching Artist learning experience.

Please include "Teaching Artist Experience" in the subject line.


For Community Artists and Arts Educators

The Studio Gallery

The Arts Infusion Committee currently oversees The Studio Gallery located in Duncan McArthur Hall (B144). The committee continuously invites proposals from artists and arts educators in the community who wish to exhibit in the gallery. Professional artists from the community and student artists from Queen's University are welcome to submit proposals for solo or group exhibitions. Educators are invited to submit proposals for exhibitions of student artwork.

For more information on The Studio Gallery, visit

To submit a proposal, please download and complete the proposal form below and submit to

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