Listings for visual arts-related employment opportunities in the Philadelphia region
This page was last updated on May 21, 2013
Deadline June 4: InLiquid’s Art for the Cash Poor is a fabulous annual block party-style art sale that allows art lovers the chance to meet the artists, see their work first-hand, and begin or add to their art collections without breaking the bank — all in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.
Perfect for anyone seeking experience in the arts, nonprofits, or event coordination. This year, volunteers will be working directly with Bread & Butter Productions, a women-owned, boutique event planning firm dedicated to raising awareness and funds for good causes.
There are shifts available from Wednesday, June 5 to Monday, June 11.
To volunteer for an open shift, please fill out the form here.
Deadline June 1: The Clay Studio (TCS) seeks a Studio Technician to provide technical and administrative support to our Education Department and building maintenance as needed.
The Clay Studio is looking for an individual with the following competencies:
Customer focus and effective communication
Planning and organizing
Occupational knowledge and skills
The Studio Technician will support the Educational Program by:
Supervising of interns and volunteers
Updating and monitoring schedules
Firing reduction and oxidation kilns
Maintaining safety of facilities and studios
The Studio Technician establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their respect & trust. Views students, artists, faculty and staff as key customers and communicates with them to ensure an excellent educational experience and positive perception of TCS. Orchestrates multiple activities at once to maintain smooth running operations. Accurately scopes out projects to assess key challenges, objectives and outcomes. Maintains a safe environment by using the technical skills and knowledge of operating and repairing equipment. Uses education of firings and materials to process student work and to educate others. Provides assistance and information to all within the TCS community, having patience and a great attitude while remaining productive at work.
Qualifications & Compensation
A Bachelors degree in Arts, Arts Education or related field
1+years studio technician experience in a studio
Salary of $25K, depending upon qualifications, experience, and performance
Studio space is included
The Studio Technician reports to the Vice President on all matters related to job description, obtaining appropriate and final approvals from manager to build alignment.
The Studio Technician works 40+ hours per week, on salary. Normal hours for the position are 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The Studio Technician is expected to be present for all scheduled gas firings for the School and special events that regularly occur outside of normal business hours; in these instances hours are adjusted accordingly. The Studio Technician also works First Friday events as scheduled.
E-mail cover letter and resume to Jennifer@theclaystudio.org with Studio Technician in the subject heading.
Until filled: THE VILLAGE IS HIRING teaching artists for our Winter After-School Arts Program. Check out available positions by clicking here.
Until filled: Salary: $11.00 per hour for 28 hours per week. Wed-Sat schedule. Reporting to: BAC Vice Chairman, The Office Administrator will be responsible for managing the office of this small non-profit arts organization. The job includes greeting guests to the gallery, maintaining the records of the organization and its membership, bookkeeping for the organization, and handling the organization’s communications such as the newsletter and website. Specifically: *Perform basic bookkeeping duties including the use of the software program, QuickBooks. *Develop a filing system and manage the organization’s files including corporate records. *Develop and maintain the membership files. *Prepare the Council’s weekly email newsletter and maintain the Council’s website. *Serve as the receptionist for the Council’s gallery, greeting guests. *Perform light housekeeping duties, maintaining the appearance of the gallery space. *Perform other jobs or duties working with Trustees and members as may be assigned by the Vice Chair. Requirements: Familiarity with the use of computers and basic software programs, and the ability to learn specific software used by the organization including QuickBooks. Basic bookkeeping training. Experience in office management and organization. Ability to interact with the public, representing the BAC in a positive light. A high school diploma is required; post high school education preferred. Send resume by email to BAC.Boatworks@gmail.com or by U.S. Mail to Belmar Arts Council, 608 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719.
Ongoing: Local university needs figure models to pose for college drawing classes. Requirements: willing to pose nude; able to hold poses for up to twenty minutes; punctual and responsible; excellent personal hygiene. Pay rate is $14/hr. Classes last 3 hours, various times, weekdays only. Flexible scheduling. All genders and physiques welcome. Please reply to email@example.com.
Ongoing: Project Basho seeks instructors for its photography classes and workshops. Applicants must have previous teaching experience. Visit projectbasho.org/opportunities for more details.
Ongoing : The Continuing Education Department at Moore College of Art and Design has opportunities for part-time instructors with master’s degrees or equivalent professional experience to teach courses in the following areas: digital media for print and web, photography, interior design, fashion design, and fine arts (two dimensional and three dimensional). Courses meet one evening a week or on Saturdays for 10-week segments. Salary varies with program and experience. To apply, submit resume with brief cover letter to Natalie Payne, Co-Director for Continuing Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com / Moore College of Art and Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103