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Professional Development

2016/2017 Armory Teaching Artist Fellowship Program

Armory Center for the Arts is seeking visual artists to participate in a nine-month Teaching Artist training and teaching program. The program involves learning to teach children and teens through gallery touring techniques and hands-on art making experiences in a contemporary art context. The Fellows participate in a series of training sessions throughout the first three months which emphasize innovative teaching methods, educational theory, and idea-based teaching processes. Fellows also receive one-on-one guidance and mentoring by experienced teaching artists as they learn about and assist in other Armory programs.

Requirements: Graduate or post-graduate MFA students in visual art may apply. Prior teaching experience is preferred. Additionally, applicants would also have an interest or background in Math and/or Science education.

Fellowship Period
: September 2016 – June 2017

Commitment: Tuesday – Friday, 2 days a week (hours vary, approx. 8 hours per week)

Award: $4000 per Fellowship

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, artist statement, and a DVD with 20 images of your recent artwork to:

Armory Center for the Arts
ATTN: Director of Education, Lorraine Cleary Dale
145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103

Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2016

For more information or questions contact Lorraine Cleary Dale [email protected]


For Classroom Teachers

Working with various school districts such as Pasadena Unified and Los Angeles Unified, we provide professional development opportunities to classroom teachers and schools.

To find out more about these opportunities, contact Lorraine Cleary Dale, 626.792.5101 x133 or email [email protected]