CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART @ WORK 2018
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and Jubilee Arts seek qualified
artists with experience painting and designing murals, mosaics and
sculptures for vacant lots, as well as teaching and working with youth, for the
Art @ Work: 2018 summer mural artist apprenticeship program.
Art @ Work
Work is a five-week mural artist apprenticeship program for Baltimore City
youth enrolled in the city’s YouthWorks program. 60 young people ages 14-21
will be hired to work under lead teaching artists to create eight highly
visible murals, sculptures or mosaics throughout their neighborhood.
of Art @ Work: 2018 is to introduce youth to career opportunities in the arts,
offer gainful employment in a positive learning environment and to provide
youth with the tools to express themselves through the arts, all while
beautifying their community.
Arts is a community arts program of Intersection of Change providing arts
classes to the residents of the Sandtown-Winchester, Upton, and surrounding
neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland. Jubilee Arts is located on Pennsylvania
Avenue, an area with a rich history of African-American culture, and is helping
to bring the arts back to life in our community! We offer programming in dance,
visual arts, and ceramics in partnership with the Maryland Institute College of
Art, BOPA, area artists, writers, and dancers.
the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit
organization which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office, and
events agency. By producing large-scale events such as Artscape, America’s
largest free arts festival, and offering funding and support to arts programs
across the city, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative
March 16, 2018
is open to Baltimore
artists who have experience painting and designing murals, as well as teaching
and working with youth.
of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are not eligible to apply.
Deadline: March 16, 2018
April 20, 2018
Work Samples (5-10 images)
list for artist work
will guide and mentor a group of approximately 10 young adults through the
development and completion of the mural, mosaic or sculptural project.
artists will work collaboratively with the youth apprentices to canvass the community,
develop designs, present their design proposals to the public, and execute
their approved designs. Apprentices also receive soft skills workforce
development and financial literacy training, as well as leadership development
for areas such as public speaking, community activism, interview preparation,
and resume writing.
process will be divided in the following 3 phases:
spends a full week canvassing neighborhood residents, business owners,
community leaders, and young people to gather inspiration and buy-in for the
develop professional PowerPoint presentations for a town hall meeting to show
community stakeholders their process, concepts, and proposed designs. Following
their presentations, teams open the floor for questions and feedback on their
mural design has been approved by community stakeholders, the artist
apprentices work alongside professional artists to create their art projects.
Paintbrushes, tarps, and tiles became tools for transforming barren walls into
beacons of hope and pride.
Work Schedule for Teaching Artists
2018, Monday-Friday 7:30am-12pm
Required Meetings for Teaching Artists
Artist Training Week June 18-21, 9:00a-1:00pm
Design Presentation Wednesday, July 7, 2-18, 6-8pm
Celebration & Mural Tours Friday, July 27, 2018, 6-8pm
Artist Weekly Meetings Once per week, Mondays
teaching and working with youth, lesson planning
designing and painting murals, mosaics and or sculptures for vacant lots
engaging community residents and stakeholders
Work Samples (5-10 images)
or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be
submitted online. Click here to apply. Deadline: March 16, 2018
@ Work is a program of Jubilee Arts and the Baltimore Office of Promotion &
The Arts For more information on this project please contact:
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, "Brooks,
Christopher" <firstname.lastname@example.org 410-752-8632