Ends on March 16, 2018

CALL FOR MURAL ARTIST INTERNS: ART @ WORK 2018

Mural Artist Intern
30 hours a week
7:30am-2:30pm (+2 evening community events)
Monday to Friday
June 19 to August 4

8 Paid Internships Available. Apply today!

Five days a week, Monday through Friday

Application Deadline: March 16, 2018

Request for Qualifications

The 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.

About Art @ Work

Art @ 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.

The goal 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.

About Jubilee Arts

Jubilee 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.

About the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)

The 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 city.

Deadline:  March 16, 2018

Note: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent will be subject to a background check.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of (professional or volunteer) experience in customer service
  • 6 months of experience (professional or volunteer) working with youth within under resourced communities
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills along with problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated visual art experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Passion for art and community
  • Dependable computer and email access
  • Reliable transportation

Highlight of Duties:

Youth Development & Supervision

  • Chaperone and supervise youth field trips and artist talks
  • Mentor youth in their artistic and life skill development
  • Support teaching artist in lesson planning, project management and supervision of youth artist apprentices
  • Supervise young people on work site, enforce workplace expectations such as good work ethic, attendance, timeliness, focus and positive attitude
  • Assist teaching artist in Art @ Work mural artist apprenticeship program with the day-to-day team management including tracking materials inventory,  maintaining a tidy work site, and attending community events to promote the program

Data Management

  • Manage youth apprentice time sheets and payroll
  • Reliable and show up on time without exceptions
  • Complete time sheet and relevant paperwork in a timely manner
  • Paint exterior mural, mosaic and or design projects depending on which project intern is assigned

Community Engagement

  • Positively represent Jubilee Arts, BOPA, and Art @ Work to the community residents, partners and funders
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with community residents
  • Attend orientation and closing celebration

Application Requirements

  1. Artist Resume/CV
  2. Three Professional References
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Artist Work Samples (5-10 images)

 *Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact

Art @ Work is a program of Jubilee Arts, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

For more information on this program please contact: 

Chris Brooks| Baltimore Office of Promotion& The Arts | 410.752.8632 | cbrooks@promotionandarts.org

 

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