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Printmaking Teaching Artist

Raw Art Works (RAW) seeks a printmaker with vision and passion to train with our staff for 6-10 weeks and eventually lead his/her own printmaking group at RAW. We are looking for someone who has experience working with youth in a creative capacity in printmaking, graphic arts, and fine arts. This person will provide hands-on, technical training in printmaking to teens. Additional responsibilities include the management of printmaking equipment, space and resources. RAW hires teaching artists who are committed artists in their own right and therefore we ask that you include a portfolio of your recent work with your application (see To Apply below).

Primary Responsibilities
Lead printmaking sessions, developing innovative concepts appropriate for the skill set of youth.
Must have skills in or interest in learning letterpress.
Develop curriculum and syllabus (with input from Program Director and Program Manager)
Build meaningful relationships with students, providing artistic and emotional support
Manage the equipment and supplies for the printmaking and letterpress studio including repairs, scheduling, and program needs
Create a safe, supportive, inclusive and FUN environment for youth
Document groups (taking attendance, brief session notes, photograph sessions, and contribute to quarterly reports)

· Minimum of one year working with youth with a record of success
· Preference for candidates with experience in youth development
· Strong team player, continually open to learning and teaching new skills and techniques
· Superior communication, organization and problem-solving skills
· Energy, enthusiasm, and commitment, with a high standard of professionalism
· Strong portfolio with examples of work in printmaking and letterpress
· Sense of humor
· Fluency in a language other than English, particularly Spanish, is highly desired
· Must have driver’s license

Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in a related field desired.

How To Apply:
Application Deadline: Applications accepted and reviewed currently.

To Apply: No calls please. Submit cover letter and resume with the subject line of Printmaker at Include attachments or links to your portfolio, which may include art from exhibits of youth work you have facilitated (jpg images under 1mb/each). A web link will suffice if you have one.

3-4 hours per week in training and co-leading a group, 4-8 hours per week thereafter. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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