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 17, 2016 (postmark)
For more information or questions contact Lorraine Cleary Dale [email protected]