SAP Teaching Artist

Artspace New Haven seeks experienced art educators to create and teach a summer art curriculum for high school students in New Haven, CT. We are looking for several part-time instructors who are available July 5–July 29, 2022 to teach a variety of subjects, including drawing, painting, sculpture, digital, and mixed/new media. Ideal candidates are thoughtful educators who possess a proven track record of delivering compelling student-centered experiences in the classroom. Artspace will provide all materials required by the educator.

About Summer Artspace Program (SAP)

Every spring, Artspace launches an open call for public high school students to join SAP, a summer art education program that has served over 400 young artists and employed dozens of art educators. This year, we are thrilled to release a new program design. SAP 2022 is a four-week summer art intensive offering mentorship, portfolio development, and art career advancement to New Haven public high school students.

2022 Program Goals

  • Provide New Haven public high school students with the opportunity to learn about contemporary art practices
  • Create an environment for young artists to delve deeply into artistic strategies and methods
  • Build participants’ confidence in creating, presenting, and talking about their artwork
  • Support students in creating a portfolio of work for future opportunities


  • Must be available July 5–July 29, 2022
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience teaching young adults
  • High level of emotional intelligence

Details & Application

Hours average of 10 hours per week

Payment $3,000 honorarium

To Apply Please complete the following application by 5 pm EST on Monday, April 4th. Interviews will be scheduled in early April, and finalists will be asked to submit a sample lesson outline before their interview. Click here to add the application deadline to your calendar.



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    About Artspace

    Founded in 1987 by artists, Artspace centers community-building and education while providing a platform to present the work of visual artists in the city of New Haven. Artspace’s exhibition and commissioning programs encourage experimentation and civic discourse while fostering an appreciation for the vital role artists play in improving our community.