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ART 180 is looking for one resident teaching artist and one assistant

ART 180 is seeking a resident teaching artist and assistant to champion the third year of its summer artist residency program. This is a unique summer residency awarding one professional artist and one assistant artist a 120-day residency to develop and deepen their artistic practices while educating ten young aspiring artists from Richmond, VA, ages 14-19. The artists selected as the Atlas Artist Residency teaching artist and assistant will work closely with ART 180’s staff and community partners to provide young artists with practices in artist development, health and wellness, and entrepreneurship twice a week for eight weeks from June through August. At the end of the program, the teaching artist, assistant, and youth artists will showcase their processes and final projects in an exhibition on Friday, August 4, 2023, at ART 180’s Atlas Studio and Gallery located at 114. W. Marshall St. Richmond, VA. 

 
 
 
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Qualifications

 Teaching Artist-In-Residence:

  • Must be a resident of the U.S. , 21 or older

  • Possess strong communication skills and high enthusiasm for mentoring young artists

  • Have experience in developing and instructing innovative and interdisciplinary art curriculums for high school students

  • Though not limited to, has several years of practicing and teaching the following mediums; painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, design, crafts, printmaking, photography

Assistant Teaching Artist-In-Residence:

  • Must be a resident of the U.S., 21 or older

  • Possess strong communication skills and high enthusiasm for mentoring young artists.

  • Experience in working in a classroom/studio environment

  • Though not limited to, is a practicing artist in one or two mediums; painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, design, crafts, printmaking, photography

Requirements & Responsibilities

 Teaching Artist-In-Residence:

  • Complete 240 hours of service. Inclusive of personal development, training, program teaching hours, preparation time, communication, and exhibition hours.

  • Design and teach an artist development-based curriculum that includes daily outlines and activities for participants' personal and school goals.

  • Expose the students to the artistic techniques and creative processes of practicing artists

  • Execute art instructions that encourage leadership and social entrepreneurship skills

  • Regular communication, meetings, and collaboration with ART 180 staff members and community partners. 

  • Submit weekly attendance sheets and info for data reporting 

  • Execute survey and evaluation protocols

  • Complete the final exhibition that includes your work and that of the residency program participants.

 

Assistant Teaching Artist-In-Residence:

  • Complete 160 hours of service. Inclusive to personal development, training, teaching hours and exhibitions. 

  • Assist the Teaching Artist-in-Residence with daily program activities, studio set-ups and breakdowns. 

  • Responsible for collecting weekly attendance

Awards

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 Teaching Artist-In-Residence will receive:

  • 4-month stay in ART 180's fully furnished condo and 24-hour access and use of studio space ( June through September )

  • $6,000 stipend 

  • Up to $1,000 travel budget  

  • $1,500 material budget 

 

Assistant Teaching Artist-In-Residence will receive:

  • 4-months of access and use of studio space ( June through September)

  • $3,000 stipend 

  • Up to $600 travel budget  

  • $600 material budget 

 
 
 
 
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How to apply

  • Complete ART 180’s Atlas Resident Teaching Artist Applicatication in its entirety (found below!)

  • Submit three artwork samples

  • Include a resume/CV

  • Submit two letters of recommendation

Applications are now open and close on March 16, 2023.

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