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Clothed Art Models for Live Drawing Sessions

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ORGANIZATION: Downriver Council for the Arts

  • 8 people are interested

We are a non-profit regional arts organization located Downriver. Our home is a 20,000 sq ft arts center where we hold art exhibits, classes and workshops, events, concerts, dances and whatever else artists can dream up! The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) presents a well-rounded artistic experience that encompasses many different fine art forms, both visual and performance-based, for adults and children. Our aim is to engage the community in arts and cultural experiences.

We are looking for models to build into our schedule. If you have experience modeling for artists, we would love to hear from you. Experience isn’t necessary, but if you have never sat for a session before, we would need you come to a session and watch how its done.


Once a month, mostly on the last Thursday of the month.

The Main Gallery will be open from 5:30-8pm. We are asking the model to be ready by 6pm, but could be ready sooner if they wish.

The model will do:

4 five-minute poses for a quick warm up.

10 minute break.

60 minute pose (with breaks every 20-30 minutes, depending on your preference).

Model is paid $50 per session.

This is a family friendly atmosphere, so please keep this in mind when selecting clothing. You can wear anything from street clothes to period costumes. Please, just nothing profane or inappropriate as we’ll have children in the building.

This is an paid gig; however, it can also equate to an internship with exchanged hours worked for college class credit. You are also able to earn credit hours from a non-profit organization for your group and/or place of employment (honor societies, scouts, etc.). We would be happy to make arrangements to accommodate this.

Please email dc4arts@downriverarts.org with your inquiry and a brief introduction.

More information: https://www.downriverarts.org/events-2/2023livemodelsessions

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About Downriver Council for the Arts


81 Chestnut, Wyandotte, MI 48192, US

Mission Statement

To enrich the quality of life in the Downriver communities by advocating and promoting the arts and providing opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities.


Founded in 1978, the Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that proudly serves nearly 400,000 residents in 21 Downriver communities. We actively support local artists and performers through artistic outreach programs and special promotional opportunities. The DCA also creates regional partnerships with other cultural organizations, schools and service clubs to promote artistic, cultural and special events throughout Southeast Michigan.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Community


We'll work with your schedule.


81 ChestnutWyandotte, MI 48192



  • Visual Arts
  • Theater Arts
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Stage Management


  • People 55+


  • 1x a month, possibly 2x a year for 2-3 hours.
  • Art modeling experience appreciated!

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