TEACHING ARTIST for Southern Exposure’s Partnership Program with Mission Girls
Status: Part-Time, Temporary, Hourly, Non-Exempt Employee
Reporting Structure: Reports to Artists in Education Manager
About the Community Arts Internship Program:
The Community Arts Internship Program (CAIP) at Southern Exposure provides young people with the opportunity to exercise leadership skills and explore relevant social and personal issues through visual arts. This year CAIP continues a collaboration with the Young Queens on the Rise of Mission Girls, a gender-specific support group for girls.
About the Teaching Artist Opportunity:
The CAIP Teaching Artist is responsible for leading a series of in-person workshops for young artists based on a socially relevant theme from September through December 2023. In collaboration with SoEx and Mission Girls’ Staff, the Teaching Artist will develop a curriculum that explores topics and concerns central to the youths’ daily lives and the individuals in their community. The Teaching Artist will assist the students with installing their work as part of a Día de los Muertos installation in late October as well as in a culminating exhibition in December.