Executive and Fort Bend Regional Director
Houston ARTreach Regional Director
ARTreach Regional Program Directors
ARTreach Regional Directors bring years of training and practice to the table. They are trained to oversee the development of quality art programs serving children at risk, special needs groups and the elderly. Regional Program Directors support the developement of program resources, recruitment of volunteers and the training of incoming professional teaching artists to support ongoing and expanding programs.
ARTreach can develop a program that will help a social service agency or campus achieve their fundamental educational goals, critical needs and objectives. Do you want to see grade improvements, or truancy reduction? Do you want to improved behavior and attitude, help a student cope with anger or depression? Do you want to help seniors remain independent, happier and healthier?
In Houston/Greater Harris County, contact Regional Director, Chris Gamez
For general information or program develoment in Greater Fort Bend County, Richmond, Sugar Land, Katy, Fulshear, Waller County or surrounding counties and cities in Texas contact Terri Bieber
Contact ARTreach if you are a professional teaching artist and interested in develping your programs to support ARTreach standards. Artist and Vounteer training is offered weekly.
ARTreach is part of the Texas Commission on the Arts Texas Touring Roster. Support is available to assist with artist fees through the TCA ARTS Respond Performance Support Grant Program. This quarterly program provides support to Texas Schools, libraries and nonprofits organizations for hiring ARTreach artists to do a performance, residency or workshops at the school or facility. These applications are funded based on a sliding scale ranging from 30-50% of contracted fees. Support is based on TCA’s available funds. Contact TCA at 512-463-5535 extension 0 for more information.