10 Oct 2020

Contract Teaching Artists – Drawing and Painting

Lillstreet Art Center  Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Drawing and Painting Department, in person and online.



Drawing and Painting Teaching Artists 

• Job Type: Freelance / Contract
• Location: Chicago – Ravenswood, Illinois.


We are specifically looking for those that can teach one or more of the following subjects:

  • First-Time Drawing
  • First-Time Painting
  • Beginning Drawing
  • Beginning Acrylic Painting
  • Beginning Oil Painting
  • Guided Painting Projects
  • Introduction to Watercolor
  • Figure Drawing and Painting

BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ artists are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist
  • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience
  • Positive, professional and motivational
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities
  • Evening and weekend availability preferred

We need from you

  • CV/ Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Link to a personal website/ online portfolio or 4 to 6 images in jpeg or pdf format
  • Teaching philosophy
  • 3 references (both personal and professional)
  • Up to 6 images of student work (if available)


This is a contract position with an hourly rate based on experience. 


How to Apply

Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line “Drawing & Painting Teaching Artist Application.”
Please indicate in your application if you prefer to teach in-person, online, or if you are open to teaching in either format.


Since 1975, Lillstreet Art Center has been a community of artists and students working side-by-side. Our intent has always been to offer an alternative space to create, connect with, and find community. Lillstreet Art Center supports the arts through a multifaceted arts education program, year-long artist residencies, an art exhibition space, retail sales opportunities for artists, studio rentals and arts-based professional development.


Contract Job in Call for Artists!:
Teaching Artists – Drawing and Painting
  Lillstreet Art Center
   Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Job Categories: Call for Artists!. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: artist, arts education, call for artists, exhibition, gallery, and teaching. States: Illinois.
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