Part-Time Teaching Artists
Articulture is presently seeking contractual teaching artists for children and teen weekly summer art camps and adult classes.
We are additionally looking for teachers with experience in various visual arts disciplines for ongoing youth and/or adult classes such as: drawing, painting, printmaking, digital/new media, comics, water media, bookmaking/binding, papermaking, etc. And in fine crafts such as spoon carving, leather shoemaking, fabric dying, felting, etc.
Ongoing teaching opportunities:
We offer year-round visual arts classes and workshops to adults, teens, and children, which includes an extensive summer art camp program for both children and teens.
We have relationships with a number of MPS after school programs who turn to us for quality arts programming. These teaching positions are ongoing throughout the school year. We also offer in school art-in-residence programs.
We have grant funded partnerships working with social service organizations to offer Art and Healing classes for vulnerable populations. We focus on self-identity, self-worth, a sense of belonging, and exploring loss and hope through creativity. Presently we are working with adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Past programs have been with women in substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation, homeless children, affordable housing programs, homeless adults, and at-risk teens.
There are occasional opportunities to work on community public art The Youth Arts Collaborative (YAC) public art program engages urban teens and our teaching artists to problem solve with organizations and communities through the creation of public art. The core of our community public art projects revolve around youth mentoring and issues of social change.
- Please send a teaching resume and samples of your artwork.
- Past teaching experience is a must.
- Familiarity working with vulnerable and marginalized populations a plus.
Send cover letter, resume, and samples of your work to <firstname.lastname@example.org>