Volunteer Opportunity – Paint & Sip Artists/Assistants

Are you a good artist? Do you like to teach others to paint? Would you like to help us raise money to pursue its mission?

We are building a team of artists to facilitate our fundraising events. Palettes and Palates is our fundraising series of 2-2.5 hour events during which attendees receive step-by-step instruction on a particular painting while socializing and enjoying food & drinks. They take place at various eateries/breweries throughout the Bronx. We need fun, energetic artists and assistants to lead attendees in the painting exercises.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Instruct groups of up to 40 people w/ varying artistic abilities in painting a picture
  • Help customers with their paintings, mixing colors, etc.
  • Event set-up and breakdown
  • Create the pictures to paint at events

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Upbeat attitude
  • Great communication skills
  • Prior experience teaching art to adults and/or children
  • 21+

Events will take place on weekday evenings or on weekends. Artists and assistants will be needed for 4 hours total per event (from set-up to breakdown). We will provide artists and assistants with food/drinks (dollar limit applies). We supply canvases, tabletop easels, acrylic paints, and paint brushes for customers.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit your resume and 2-3 art samples. Video examples leading a class/event and references are a plus. Email requested items to tricia.smith@artsmith.org.