28 May 2015

Contract Artist/ Instructor – LiveArts Studio

LiveArts Studio (Job Poster) – Gary, Indiana, United States

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Job Description

LiveArts Studio is seeking a talented Artist/Instructor for its ArtsCamp 2015 summer program.

Skills & Qualifications:

The perspective applicant should be a practicing artist, passionate about art as well as enjoy teaching children.

Applicant should have had experience in both a classroom setting as well as a non-traditional learning environment. Because of the range of projects to be carried out, the individual should be well versed in the use of hand and electric tools, various applications in creating sculptures, functional art, as well as tool and shop & studio safety.

Children who participate in the ArtsCamp program may have only had limited exposure to a structured art making experience. Though we do not seek to mimic an in-school program, we want to expose children to a rich exploratory experience that encourages experimentation without carelessness. Therefore, it is important that the perspective applicant show authority in the implementation of rules, be patient, understand child development, yet be firm and fair.

Specific disciplines that the perspective applicant should be able to do include: Ability to write, read and verbally communicate clearly. Ability to draw ideas as a means of communicating with children. Have a basic knowledge of color theory. Able to create three-dimensional forms; constructing or creating examples for children as necessary. Have a working knowledge of math as it is applied to art. Be able to present short lectures, i.e, knowledge of Art History, able to present cohesive digital presentations and use multi-media platform to introduce projects.

Most importantly, the perspective applicant should be punctual, well organized, responsible be a good planner – to prepare in advance of a days’ activity with up-coming groups. In addition, the individual should be of good moral character.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume/vitae with 5 slides of student work and 5 slides of own work to our email: liveartsstudio1@gmail.com



• Job Title: Artist/ Instructor – LiveArts Studio
• Job Type: Contract Job
• Employer: LiveArts Studio
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• Location: Gary, Indiana, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Contract and Freelance. Job Tags: artist, summer jobs, and teaching artist. Job listing expires in 28 days.

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