Community Arts Education Instructor @ Munson-Williams

Job Description

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is continuously seeking applications for the instructor pool of potential part-time and one-time instructors to teach daytime and evening Studio Art classes and workshops. Specifically, artists who qualify to teach in the School of Art non-credit community arts education program for kids, teens, and adults.

Ongoing areas of specialization that will be considered include Drawing, Painting, Jewelry, Ceramics, Fashion, Sculpture, Fine Craft, Graphic Design, Digital Media, Animation, Illustration, Art Appreciation, Portfolio Development and more. Artists that focus on teaching specific age groups are also welcome.

All applications will be reviewed and retained for potential opportunities.

Preferred One or More Qualifications:

  • Professional practicing artist or designer
  • Arts Education Degree (K-12)
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts
  • Masters of Fine Arts or equivalent experience

Required Materials Submitted Online:

  • Contact Information
  • Brief Letter of Interest (450 Word Limit)
  • CV (PDF)
  • 10 Images of personal Artwork or Projects
  • (optional) 10 Images of Student Artwork
  • (optional) Artists Website

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • References only needed upon request.
  • Applications will only be accepted through our online application form (via
  • Please do not email or mail any materials.
  • Questions? Please email

About Us
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (Munson-Williams) is an internationally prominent fine arts center serving diverse audiences through three program divisions - Museum of Art, School of Art and Design, and Performing Arts. The Institute was founded in 1919 and provides some 600 events annually with more than 180,000 patrons enjoying the many exhibitions, performances, art classes, and family-oriented activities.

The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson designed building.  MWPAI’s Performing Arts offers wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse arts and cinema presentations.

The School of Art and Design offers a large community arts education program in art and the nationally accredited college art program affiliated with Pratt Institute of Art and Design (PrattMWP). PrattMWP is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Middle States Association, and the New York State Education Department. PrattMWP students spend the first two years of their bachelor of fine arts degree program at our campus in Utica, New York before they complete their studies at Pratt's main campus in Brooklyn.

MWPAI is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid, and Montreal. Please visit us at

Munson-Williams is a community-centered, anti-racist organization where we foster diversity, equity, and inclusion through action. The Community Arts Education Instructor will model the values and culture of the organization to colleagues and the public by being welcoming, inclusive, and respectful and will value collaboration across the organization.

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