City of North Charleston seeks new Artist-in-Residence

Applications due by July 17.

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is seeking a professional visual artist to serve as the City’s Artist-in-Residence for 2013-14. The Artist-in-Residence serves as a key resource for the department’s outreach programs, especially in the area of art instruction. The selected artist will share his or her unique skills, talents and experiences by providing free visual art residencies, workshops and demonstrations to public schools, recreation facilities and community groups within the city limits of North Charleston. Local visual artists with a willingness to share their talents and an ability to work with students of all ages are invited to apply for the part-time position by July 17, 2013.

The Artist-in-Residence will conduct visual art residencies at North Charleston schools throughout the 2013-14 school year. Additional workshops will be coordinated at the request of community groups, as well as during the 2014 North Charleston Arts Festival. In addition, the Artist-in-Residence has the option to present an exhibition of his or her work at the North Charleston City Gallery throughout January 2014. Additional exhibition opportunities are available during the North Charleston Arts Festival in May.

Rate of pay for this part-time position is $20 an hour for up to 300 hours. Program supplies are provided. A background check is required. Interested artists should submit slides, quality photographs or digital images of their work along with a current résumé/CV by 5 p.m. on July 17, 2013. Application materials may be emailed to or mailed to the attention of Nancy Rodriguez at City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, PO Box 190016, North Charleston, SC, 29419-9016.

Via: North Charleston Cultural Arts Department