Gallery seeks art teachers

NANAIMO - The Nanaimo Art Gallery seeks artists for its Artists in Schools program.

The Nanaimo Art Gallery is seeking artists who want to help young learners explore their creativity.

The gallery is taking applications for people specializing in theatre, First Nations Art and First Nations Dance for the Artists in the Schools program to work in schools in Nanaimo School District.

The contract work schedule depends on the number of bookings by schools and is $40 per one hour class.

The program, sponsored by TD Canada Trust, allows elementary teachers to schedule a visit by an professional artists and present a arts session to introduce children to different artistic mediums.

The teacher can have artists tailor their presentation to reflect current teaching subjects.

Artists must reside in the school district to be eligible.

Interested artists are asked to submit a resume detailing their teaching experiences and what options they would provide during a one-hour class.

For more information about the teaching opportunity and eligibility guidelines please e-mail info@nanaimogallery.ca.