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.

 

Careers:

Summer Youth Programs Teaching Assistant

 

The Gage Academy of Art building on Capitol Hill

The Gage Academy of Art building, Capitol Hill

Online Class 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. Gage accepts monitor applications on a rolling basis. Awarded monitors will receive an email with additional instructions for registering. To apply, please read the requirements below and fill out an application to be considered.

REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of Zoom meeting software, Facebook private groups, and ability to troubleshoot basic issues during online class sessions.
  • Must be available at least 1 hour before and after class for any additional tasks requested by instructor.
  • Attend a monitor training session scheduled through Zoom.
  • Three additional hours (3-4 hours) of volunteering during a Gage Event. 

Please fill out a Studio Monitor Application Form

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

Modeling

Image 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.

 

 

 

Internships*

Development Assistant Internship

Gage Academy of Art is a unique nonprofit art school in Seattle that offers arts education for students of all ages and skill levels and produces outstanding events throughout the year. We are seeking individuals looking for entry level experience in our Development Department for two (2) internship opportunities.

This internship gains access to learning experiences in the fundraising, event, and marketing fields through assisting the Development Department with specific projects and events throughout the year.

The Development Assistant Internship includes working with the Development team on fall and spring appeal fundraising campaigns, donor and membership data entry, sponsorship outreach, and in-kind donation procurement for the Gala.

Successful interns will flex their creative problem-solving and communication skills, lead and manage parts of the process, and interact with various directors, staff, and artists throughout the organization.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Development team on three seasonal fundraising campaigns: Fall Appeal, Spring Appeal, and GiveBig. Responsibilities will include helping with the direct mail, emails, and social media components.
  • Event management will be a critical component of this internship. Pre-event responsibilities include assisting with the procurement of experience and wine packages. Position must be available to be on-site the evening of Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Fremont Studios to help with the annual Spring Art Auction & Gala.
  • Working with Development Coordinator to send thank you letters to donors and sponsors during the two weeks immediately following the Gala.
  • Updating information in Gage database to ensure up-to-date records and documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Candidates should be a current student or recent graduate, either obtaining or received a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in fine arts, art history, arts, cultural, or non-profit management, marketing, or communications. A strong candidate will have a desire to exceed expectations and contribute to the stable operations of Gage Academy of Art. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and have clear career goals. Applicants must also be able to succeed in a high-energy environment as a self-starter with well-developed problem solving skills. Candidates should be comfortable working on a PC using Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel. Formal communication skills are an absolute necessity, both via email and in person with the public.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and letter of interest to webber.a@gageacademy.org with “Development Internship” in the subject line. Please outline how this position would fit into your career path and why you are interested in working at Gage.

 

Youth Programs Internships

Learn what goes into managing arts and educational programming!

Gage Academy of Art is a unique nonprofit art school in Seattle that offers arts education for students of all ages and skill levels and produces outstanding events throughout the year. We are seeking individuals looking for entry level experience in arts education management through our Programming Department for two (2) internship opportunities.

This internship gains access to learning experiences in the program management, arts education, and marketing fields, including administrating summer and school year classes, budgeting, contracting, grant management, data collection and communication.

Successful interns will flex their creative problem-solving and communication skills, lead and manage parts of the process, and interact with various directors, staff, and artists throughout the organization.

Youth Programs Internship

The Youth Programs Intern will work closely with the Youth Program Director to develop projects to related to Spring and Summer Program Administration and Development

Potential projects include

  • Tracking, managing and soliciting paperwork from independent contractors
  • Budgeting, managing, organizing and distributing supplies for a large arts program
  • Researching and coordinating program outreach
  • Redesigning program evaluation system

Candidates should be a current student or recent graduate, either obtaining or received a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in fine arts, art history, arts, cultural, or non-profit management, arts education, marketing, or communications. A strong candidate will have a desire to exceed expectations and contribute to the stable operations of Gage Academy of Art. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and have clear career goals.

Candidates should be comfortable using a PC, including Outlook, Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are an absolute necessity.

Youth Data and Evaluation Internship

  • Redesign/Streamline our data collection and reporting systems for youth programs

Candidates should be a current student or recent graduate, either obtaining or received a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in arts, cultural, or non-profit management, computer science, data analysis, library science or business.

Applicants must have strong attention to detail, ability to analyze and solve problems creatively, be interested in data collection, streamlining systems and non-profit management.

Candidates must be advanced Excel users, comfortable with formulas, pivot tables and manipulating large data sets.  Ideally they would have familiarity with at least one programming language and be interested in developing a simple full-stack web based application to streamline the data collection process.

How to Apply for Youth Programs and Youth Data and Evaluation Internships

Please send your resume and letter of interest to bixler.s@gageacademy.org with either “Youth Programs Internship” or “Youth Data Internship” in the subject line. Please outline how this position would fit into your career path and why you are interested in working at Gage.

 

*All internships are unpaid.  A small weekly stipend is included.

Gage Academy of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Gage Academy of Art

For nearly 30 years Gage Academy of Art, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, has been serving the community with inspired programs and events for artists of all ages and abilities. Unapologetically independent and fiercely committed to excellence, Gage Academy believes that artists are made, not born, and offers instruction in the principles of drawing, painting and sculpting delivered by brilliant teaching artists. The school has two campuses in Capitol Hill and Georgetown and offers flexible class schedules with a variety of programs ranging from classes, lectures and workshops to full-time study. Featuring year-round adult programs in drawing, painting and sculpting, Gage is also home to public art events, lectures, youth programming, tours and exhibitions.