ArtLink is Creative Connections’ award winning international exchange program designed for 3rd – 12th grade classes.
It runs in two cycles, fall and winter.  Applications are accepted all year.

Cycle 2: Starts January 2023 APPLY NOW!

Students in the program will:
To learn more about any of our ArtLink programs, please contact Miguel Barreto at
Introducing ArtLink Taiwan

A unique virtual exchange program for grades 7-12. Currently seeking partner classes for our pilot starting in January 2023 – in Cycle 2.

Additional Details:

Grade Suitability: Grades 7-12

Timeline: January – June 2023

Program materials: offered in English and Mandarin, Translation services as needed

Teacher Training: Available at the start of the program

 Fees: $875 per class for full exchange facilitation, scholarship funding available

More Information

Global Competency

Cross-Cultural Engagement

Students will gain global competency by:

• Discovering the power of art to convey ideas
• Attaining a new perspective into their own culture
• Expanding their awareness, understanding and appreciation of the lives of their international peers
• Learning cross-cultural communication skills through written and video exchanges

Virtual Exchange

IVC Information

More information on ArtLink with Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC):

After receiving the art, students participate in a live virtual exchange in which they share their insights with one another face-to-face in real time.

This is fully facilitated interactive video conference (IVC).

Program Timeline

Two Cycles

Cycle One (September-December)

September: Program Launch

October/November: Create artwork and submit artwork and ADS.

December: Receive partners’ art digitally and exchange responses and/or IVC.

Cycle Two (January-June)



A one-on-one virtual introduction of ArtLink partner teachers to one another.

An opportunity to meet your assigned partner teacher before you begin the program.

The virtual meeting time is 20 minutes.


A forum for our ArtLink teachers worldwide to meet and share their ideas and experiences and to learn from one another over Zoom calls.
To date, the CC team has facilitated 4 calls on topics such as the Covid-19 pandemic, its impact on our teacher’s communities and schools, what it means to teach global citizenship and social justice.
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