11 Jul 2020

Contract Jewelry and Metalsmithing Teaching Artists

Lillstreet Art Center  Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

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

Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Metalsmithing & Jewelry Department.

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

  • First-time Metalsmithing
  • Beginning Metalsmithing
  • Intermediate/Advanced Metalsmithing
  • Form and Function
  • Wirework
  • Enameling
  • Beadwork – bead weaving, beading, knotting, etc
  • Contemporary Jewelry Processes
  • Jewelry Workshops
  • Online Jewelry Classes/Workshops


  • 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 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)



How to Apply

Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com
Subject line: “Metalsmithing and Jewelry Teaching Artist Application



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!:
Jewelry and Metalsmithing Teaching Artists
  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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