Mural Arts Program Internship


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When

Mon Jan 16, 2017 - Fri Mar 31, 2017

Where

Chicagoland SchoolsChicago, IL 60610


About

Green Star Movement is seeking visual artists for our Program Internships. Interns work under the supervision of Green Star staff to provide assistance with our programs. In adddition to refining their mosaic, sculpture, and painting technique, interns gain valuable experience in a leadership role and develop both communication and problem-solving skills.

By the end of the internship, interns will:

  • Understand how Green Star Movement fulfills its mission to inspire students and community members through the creation of public art

  • Know the design and execution processes for creating a bricolage mosaic

  • Gain skills in the fundamentals of bricolage mosaic (tiling, grouting, mirror-cutting, sculpture, mixing/coloring mortar, etc.)

  • Develop relationship-building skills with youth

  • Be able to teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities

  • Be able to give positive constructive feedback to youth and volunteers

  • Be able to prepare the work site for the day’s tasks and conduct clean up

Requirements: Interns must commit to a minimum of 2 days a week for 8 weeks or longer; be 18 years or older; have a passion for visual arts; feel comfortable working with youth; and have a strong work ethic.

The application deadline is Friday, April 15th.

Skills

  • Visual Arts

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8+ hours per week
  • Interested candidates must submit an application by December 1, 2015 -> http://bit.ly/1EmgIKl

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