ArtReach GW After-School

August 29, 2018

ArtReach GW, is seeking teaching artists (after-school and weekend classes for youth). ArtReach is a visual arts program under The George Washington University serving residents East of the River. In addition to classes and community programs, ArtReach oversees the Community Gallery at THEARC, which serves as an exhibition venue for program participants, local artists, community organizations, and schools.

1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
Suite 203
Washington, DC 20020


Teaching Artists foster creative habits of mind. Representing a broad range of artistic and cultural backgrounds, ArtReach teaching artists are as diverse as the students we serve. ArtReach also nurtures those who have advanced artistic experience and are interested in building their teaching artist skill sets.


Required Qualifications

Applicants should demonstrate experience in drawing and painting and a strong commitment to working with community. Must have availability to work after-school hours or weekends and willingness to travel to the ArtReach studio. Teaching experience with diverse age groups and educational settings is a plus. Background check required.


Submission Procedure

Interested applicants should submit a resume, a statement commenting on candidate's desire to work with ArtReach GW, and portfolio samples of artwork. For more information, contact Aselin Lands, Director of ArtReach GW at [email protected]



  • Design lesson plans and facilitate 10 or more (90 minute) after-school classes during the term agreement
  • Order class supplies based on set budget   
  • Attend and participate in meetings, training and required events as need
  • Schedule and organize 1 field trip including the distribution of permission slips
  • Clean-up studio after use and return supplies to their appropriate storage area
  • Articulate and maintain art studio guidelines and safety guidelines with students
  • Participate in the student appreciation art exhibition by hanging select work from the ArtReach program.


Instructors will select one or more of the following classes:
Master Class: Beginning Portfolio Development 

Thursdays 4:30-6pm (Ages 11-14)
October 4- December 13, 2018

Portfolio Development: Advanced Portrait & Figure Drawing 
Saturdays, 10am-1pm (Ages 13 – 18)
October 6th - November 17th, 2018