Moonshot Studio Resident Artist

Moonshot Studio Resident Artist

Friday, 2 August 2019, 5.00pm

The Moonshot Studio Resident Artists develop, design, and implement hands-on, educational programming for families and visitors of all ages and students, pre-K through college, in the Moonshot Studio. Resident Artists also attend trainings for educational programming to support engagement with the public. Resident Artists are integral to the Moonshot Studio’s core mission of providing opportunities for all to explore and engage with the artistic process. Moonshot Studio Resident Artists are engaged for a term of one year with the option to renew.

Under the supervision of the Manager, Moonshot Studio & Experience Design and the Coordinator, Moonshot Studio and Experience Design, Moonshot Studio Resident Artists develop and directly facilitate hands-on, interactive, process-based art making activities in the Moonshot Studio and Kennedy Center classrooms. Resident Artists will interact with all levels of Kennedy Center staff, artists, arts leaders, and patrons, sometimes in high-pressure situations, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism.

The ideal candidate: has a passion for art and arts education and appreciation for the power of art to engage learners of all ages, abilities, and experience levels in the process of discovery; is eager to experiment with new techniques and has the capacity to adapt them and teach them to others; is able to problem-solve, be flexible, imaginative, and innovative; is enthusiastic, hardworking, and reliable with a good sense of humor.

Resident Artists must be available to work on weekends and occasional evenings throughout the year in order to be considered. Resident Artists must also be available for scheduled job training and meetings. Must be able to create safe, inclusive, supportive, and creative environments for children, youth, adults, and volunteers

About the Moonshot Studio: The Kennedy Center’s new REACH Moonshot Studio (opening September 2019) will provide visitors of all ages an opportunity to “try on” art forms, explore stories and themes from the Center’s stages, and take individual ownership of the creative process through a dedicated arts learning laboratory. Dedicated to the exploration of learning and creativity through art-making, the Studio will function as both a weekend drop-in, immersive learning center where families and visitors can explore the artistic process and create works of art and a weekday, timed, hands-on experience that connects to and supplements the Center’s performances for student audiences and educators.

See full details at the link below.

NB: no deadline specified



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