Guided by the belief that artists are made, not born, Gage strives to educate, enrich and engage artists and the community in the visual arts. Gage offers instruction in the principles of drawing, painting and sculpting and is dedicated to helping students of all ages and skill levels realize themselves as artists in contemporary society.

At Gage Academy of Art, our employees are dedicated to helping and expanding the Gage community in the artistic world.

Gage is always interested in professionals to join our team and share our vision. When you join Gage, you become a part of a community.


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The Gage Academy of Art building on Capitol Hill

The Gage Academy of Art building, Capitol Hill

Monitor Positions

Program Monitors receive a 70% discount off tuition of their designated class(es) in exchange for assisting instructors, facilities, and volunteering at one of our events. The studio monitor needs to be dedicated to the class dates and fully understand the requirements before applying. Currently, all spring monitor positions are filled. Gage will accept summer monitor applications between May 9th and May 27th in the first round of monitor assignments. Awarded monitors will receive an email if accepted the week of May 28th with additional instructions for registering. To apply, please read the requirements below and fill out an application to be considered.


  • Physical requirements may require to lifting up to 25lbs and climbing stairs.
  • Must be available at least 1 hour before and after class to assist with set-up and breakdown of classroom and any additional task planned by instructor.
  • Attending a monitor orientation on June 21st from 7:00pm-8:00pm.
  • Three additional hours (3-4 hours) of volunteering during Best of Gage (Friday, June 15).

Please fill out a Studio Monitor Application Form

Lecture Monitors receive free admission to designated lectures in exchange for their help setting up the lecture room, accepting payment, signing-in guests and helping breakdown. There are no lectures for the summer quarter, but check back for the fall.

Open Studio Monitors receive free admission to each session in exchange for helping set-up the studio, accepting payment, signing-in guests, setting the model pose/timing, and breaking down the studio once the session is over. Monitors must be available for the duration of the quarter.

For anyone interested in one of our upcoming volunteer opportunities, please email Student Services Coordinator Chad Leman.



Artists work from the model in a studio at Gage. Photo by Andrei Kozlov

Gage Academy of Art is always searching for experienced figure and portrait models. Models are essential at Gage Academy where drawing, painting, and sculpture relies on live models in the classroom. Gage is looking for models of all genders, ethnicities, ages, backgrounds, and sizes to enhance the learning experience and visual vocabulary.

We consider and hire models as needed and on a rolling basis. We encourage interested models to fill out the Model Application
to be considered for a future figure or portrait modeling positions at Gage. Only fully completed applications will be considered.


Internship opportunities include work in marketing and communications, outreach, financial support and more, and offer a fast-paced, stimulating learning environment in one of the nation’s foremost visual arts and education institutions.

Internships are available year-round. Please email resume to to inquire about a Gage Internship.

Graphic Design Intern

Gage Academy of Art seeks a Graphic Design Intern to join our rapidly growing team. You will work directly with our Creative Manger, Marketing Director, and Executive Director to own visual design for print and digital marketing campaigns. This role is highly collaborative and cross-functional in support of our Programs, Development, and Events and Exhibitions teams. You need to be a self-starter who is comfortable with change, enjoys a fast pace, and can juggle many tasks and deadlines.

Your primary role will be to work alongside of/and in support of our Creative Manager to design marketing materials including catalogs, web graphics, brochures, social media content, posters and internal banner ads. You’ll bring creative campaign ideas to the table, while executing existing and ongoing campaigns with imaginative and fresh design that represent the Gage brand.


  • A degree in, or current pursuit of a degree in communication design or a related field (advertising, graphic design, media design)
  • An online portfolio displaying a wide range of design work and typography skills
  • A strong working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure


  • Proficiency in video shooting and editing
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS and JavaScript

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to Please title the subject line: “[YOUR NAME] Graphic Design Intern Application.