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Check out ArtWorks’ Job Opportunities throughout the year to apply. 

Through ArtWorks’ Teaching Artist program, you will gain professional skills and help develop youth to reach their greatest potential while executing large-scale creative projects.

Who We Are

ArtWorks is a local nonprofit with a mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity.

Our Opportunities 

We have three different Teaching Staff opportunities: Lead Teaching Artist, Teaching Artist, and Junior Teaching Artist. Each position has varying degrees of project management responsibilities, but all require a passion for developing youth and creating bold works that impact our region.

Through our program, you will gain professional skills in leading teams, developing youth to their greatest potential, and executing large-scale creative projects.

Which Teaching Staff Position is Right For Me?

  • You are at least 22 years old
  • You may have worked with ArtWorks in the past as an Apprentice and want to take your leadership to the next level
  • You are interested in developing your leadership in a creative profession
  • You may be a recent graduate or transitioning to a creative career
  • You are at least 22 years old
  • You may be an established artist, freelancer, or art teacher
  • You like to energize, inspire, and shape youth’s knowledge, interests, and professional skills
  • You have a background in the arts may hold a degree in the field
  • You are at least 22 years old
  • You have experience leading and executing large-scale projects
  • You may be an established artist, freelancer, or art teacher
  • You are able to wear multiple hats, be a problem-solver, and be a budget wizard.
  • You have a background in the arts may hold a degree in the field

2021 ArtWorks Teaching Artist Hiring Timeline 

Friday, January 8, 2021
Teaching Artist Applications Open

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 6 pm 
Virtual Info Session for Teaching Artists.
Register here.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 6 pm
Virtual Info Session for Teaching Artists.
Register here.

Sunday, February 14, 2021
Deadline to apply for Spring Teaching Artist Positions

February 17 – 26, 2021
Spring Teaching Artist Interviews

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6 pm
Virtual Info Session for Teaching Artists.
Register here.

Sunday, March 21, 2021
Deadline to apply for Summer Teaching Artist Positions

March 29 –  April 9, 2021
Summer Teaching Artist Interviews

Early June – Early Aug, 2021
Teaching Artist Summer Employment Opportunities. Most projects are 8 weeks long with an unpaid break from July 5 – July 9.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 6 pm
Virtual Info Session for Teaching Artists.
Register here.

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Deadline to apply for Fall Teaching Artist Positions

August 30 – September 10, 2021
Fall Teaching Artist Interviews

September – December, 2021

Teaching Artist Fall Employment Opportunities

Networking Opportunities 

Throughout the year, ArtWorks will host art-making and skill-share workshops to anyone who is interested in expanding their skills. Follow us on Facebook to find out more about these upcoming events or sign up for our Artist Opportunities E-Newsletter.

How to Apply

  1. Review the Job Descriptions. Decide which position you want to apply for.
    Download the Lead Teaching Artist job description (PDF)
    Download the Teaching Artist job description (PDF)
    Download the Junior Teaching Artist job description (PDF)
  2. Complete the online application on our ArtWorks’ Job Opportunities page.
    • You will be asked to upload the following as part of your application. Please take time to prepare these documents in advance of beginning the application.
      1. Five work samples. Many of our opportunities are mural projects. Please include some representational painting and drawing samples in your portfolio to be considered for mural opportunities.
      2. Resume or CV
      3. Three professional references

Next Steps

Interviews are conducted throughout the year. You will have the opportunity to share your availably for projects in the application. Once you have applied, you will be contacted for an interview if your skillset and qualifications meet the needs of the program.

Equal Opportunity Employer

ArtWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are strongly committed to building and retaining a diverse staff that creates an inclusive workplace which harnesses each voice to collectively advance ArtWorks’ mission.

Need More Information?

Call 513.333.3601 or email Apply@ArtWorksCincinnati.org

Looking for Youth Apprentice Opportunities?

We’re hiring for Apprentices, who are 14-21. Learn more here.


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