Art @ Work Seeks Youth Artists, Teaching Artists and Artist Interns for Summer 2017

Info sessions for interested youth take place February 18 and 25

 

Art @ Work, produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Jubilee Arts and 901 Arts, seeks youth artists, teaching artists and artist interns to participate in Art @ Work 2017.  The five-week mural artist apprenticeship program returns on June 26 through July 28, 2017 for its third year. Applications and information on Art @ Work can be found on www.promotionandarts.org.

 

  • Call for Youth Artists:

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Jubilee Arts and 901 Arts are hiring motivated and hardworking young leaders with an interest in painting and drawing to create murals and mosaics for Art @ Work  2017.  Art @ Work youth participants must be 14-21 years old and be enrolled in Baltimore City’s YouthWorks program. The YouthWorks application is available online at here.

 

  • Information Sessions:

Two information sessions for interested youth will be held Saturday, February 18 at 1pm at Jubilee Arts, 1947 Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 and Saturday, February 25 at 1pm at 901 Arts, 901 Montpelier St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Parents are encouraged to attend. For more information, Call 410-752-8632 or email[email protected].

 

  • Call for Teaching Artists & Artist Interns:

The application for teaching artists and artist interns is now open on www.promotionandarts.org. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Jubilee Arts, and 901 Arts seek qualified artists with experience painting and designing murals, teaching and working with youth, and community engagement. Teaching artists and artist interns will work together to create high impact murals and mosaics in collaboration with ten youth artists ages 14 to 21.

Application deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

 

For more information on Art @ Work visit www.promotionandarts.org or call the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts at 410-752-8632 or Jubilee Arts at 410-728-1199.

 

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

The Baltimore Office of Promotion &The Arts  (BOPA) 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 Light City, Artscape and the Baltimore Book Festival, and providing funding and support to artists, arts programs and organizations across the city, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city. 

 

About Jubilee Arts

Jubilee Arts is a community-based arts program offering visual arts, dance, ceramics and business in partnership with Baltimore Clayworks, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), area artists, writers and dancers. Jubilee Arts is a catalyst for social change, using art as a tool for empowerment, community building, learning our history and changing our future.

 

About 901 Arts

901 Arts is a community-based youth arts center dedicated to providing art and music programs to the children and teens of the Better Waverly neighborhood. Founded by parents and adults in the neighborhood, they are a supportive and community-focused space for developing one’s creative and leadership abilities.