Lead Instructor - Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts

Wages: Commensurate with experience (ranging from $20-25 per hour)

Hours: Maximum 125 hours, June 19 - August 9, 2019

Lead Instructorwill work with UICA in order to plan the curriculum, produce the work, and train and mentor youth in order to complete one of these two projects. This is a temporary position, with a maximum of 125 hours for the duration of the program. The Lead Instructor will be responsible for training and mentoring the students of the project team, and supervising the design, execution and completion of one of the two projects. The Lead Teacher will work with the youth project team from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, from July 8 - August 9, 2019. This includes 4 hours of direct contact time per day (M-Th) with the youth and one hour of prep each day.Lead Instructors and the youth project team will work closely with the Project Partner and UICA to achieve the desired design and themes for production and completion of the creative work or works. A Project Plan subject to approval by UICA will be required once the Lead Teacher has been selected. The Lead Teacher and one Student Assistant will be chosen at the beginning of each Project.  

ArtWorks 2018 Projects include:

PROJECT 1 / COMMUNITY MURAL: Students will work with a lead artist to plan and execute a large scale mural project in a public space. Students will work with neighbors and business owners in the community to generate a design concept and installation supported and enjoyed by the individuals living and working in the area.  

PROJECT 2 / PUBLIC WORKS INSTALLATION: Students will work with a lead artist and functional sculptor, UICA staff, and clients to conceptualize, build, and install a series of sculpture works in a public space. Students will have the opportunity to learn about different trade based construction and building techniques while finessing their handmade craft skills. The final installations will be highly visible permanent works of art in public spaces.

Posted on the MMA website 3/19/2019

 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721      lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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