Education and Community
Highpoint’s Education and Community Programs offer hands-on printmaking classes for school visitors in the metro area and beyond, an after-school teen mentorship program in printmaking, free community printmaking events and adult classes in all traditional forms of printmaking.
This position contributes to Highpoint’s growing education programs on all levels. The fellow will assist in preparing for and teaching classes to youth, help with free community events, assist with the installation of the annual student exhibition, assist with administrative tasks, help maintain the classroom space, and develop curriculum for new aspects of youth programming and adult classes. The Education Fellow will also facilitate the ACCESS/PRINT Project, an after-school mentorship program for teen artists.
This position is designed to give fellows hands-on experience in a community based non-profit art center, and to build programming at Highpoint’s expanded facility. The schedule are 20 hours per week on average, including some evenings and weekends.
BFA or BA in Studio Art, Art History or related field, and a minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth in an art setting. All applicants must have a strong background in printmaking and experience organizing youth activities. Must be able to work independently. Must have a flexible schedule and reliable transportation.
Length of Fellowship:
September 2018 – May 2019
Studio access for qualified applicants
Discounts on Highpoint classes.
Friday, August 10th, 2018
Direct to: Tyler Green, Education and Community Programs Manager
1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae (Max. 2 pages)
2. Cover letter / letter of interest (Max. 1 page)
3. 2 references (including current contact information)
All materials must be in PDF or MS Word .doc or .docx format.
Email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No mailed applications please.
Questions: Email or call Tyler Green at email@example.com or 612.871.1326.