Arts @ Work

MENTORING THE NEXT GENERATION

Arts@Work is a free mentorship program connecting high school students across the Midcoast region* to arts leadership, career development, volunteer opportunities, and develop studio practice.

*For high school students unable to attend in-person, virtual and remote participation opportunities are available in tandem with our Look Inside program.

2021– 2022

  • Arts@Work has partnered with the Oceanside High School Art Club since 2017 to offer a free weekly Art Club. Resuming this year on Mondays 2:45 – 4:30pm starting October 18. Join these in-person workshops, field trips and partake in developing student art exhibitions. Interested OHS students please register through Stefani Gundel, OHS After School Program Site Coordinator sgundel@rsu13.org and to learn about the bussing available from OHS and home after workshops.

NOTE: Arts@Work is free and open to all students from other area high schools and are encouraged to join: register Community Arts Instructor Alexis Iammarino, aiammarino@cmcanow.org.

  • Weekly drop-in studio art, free-of-charge resume on Friday, October 22 from 2:30 – 5:00pm in ArtLab. Get to know other  artists while engaged in your own art making and learn about the many ways that contemporary artists create their work and maintain a studio practice. Arts@Work meets in-person on Friday afternoons through June 2022.

1:1 mentorship may include:

  • Direct support tailored to individual interests & emphasizing personal growth in the arts
  • Monthly professional development workshops
  • Portfolio building demonstrations and guidance
  • Portfolio reviews with local artists and educators
  • Introduction to art writing and criticism
  • Introduction to community art
  • Resume building & cover letter writing

Leadership, Career Development and Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Visits to local galleries and artist’s studios
  • Peer-to-peer critical response methods
  • Job shadowing with local teaching artists and/or art professionals
  • Participation in Community, Public and Performance Art
  • Exhibiting and promoting personal art making

FMI & to register: Alexis Iammarino, aiammarino@cmcanow.org

Click HERE to download an enrollment form


 Rockland Partnerships: Arts@Work continues its partnership with Oceanside High School’s Art Club, an initiative of Oceanside’s Art Department and RSU13 Gifted and Talented program to offer COVID-safe in person instruction/mentorship and weekly remote check-in via zoom.

Since 2017, Arts@Work has partnered with the Oceanside High School Art Club to offer on-campus workshops, field trips, and develop student art exhibitions. The OHS Art Club is free-of-charge and meets Mondays after school. Interested OHS students are encouraged to register through Alexis Iammarino, aiammarino@cmcanow.org

 

Student Artists and High School Art Programs Beyond Rockland?

Please inquire about hybrid/virtual workshops + programs developed with our Look Inside School program. We offer Virtual Tours of our galleries, portfolio reviews, and/or mentorship about where to get started to develop one!

 

Arts@Work is supported by the Nellie L. Taft Foundation and Camden National Bank

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