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Artist Teachers wanted for 2017-18 CROP program!

Aug 18, 2017

Community Arts Network of Oneonta and CROP (Creating Rural Opportunities Partnership) are working together to provide an after-school program where the children will achieve and foster a great connection with their school and community. CANO/CROP Arts in Education invites dynamic, experienced and creative teaching artists for an after-school program in Laurens, Morris, Milford and Worcester schools (kindergarten through eighth grade). CANO is searching for teaching artists that work in (but not limited to) the following disciplines:

 Visual Arts-Mural, Painting, Sculpture, Air-Dry clay techniques, Collage, etc
 Digital Media-Animation, Photography, Website Design, etc.
 Theater-Puppetry, Playwriting, etc.
 Music-Vocal, Musical Theater, Beginning Instruments, Drumming, Etc.
 Dance- Hip Hop, Jazz, etc.
 Literary-Storytelling, Poetry, etc

We are looking for teaching artists that will foster creativity and imagination. The artist’s responsibilities will include:
 Designing and executing an age-appropriate based art curriculum.
 Preparing and producing presentations at assigned site(s).
 Collaborating effectively with Program Managers, Site Coordinator and Assistant’s at each school and communicating regularly with CANO staff.
 Submitting complete lessons plans, timesheets, mileage reports to the CANO Staff promptly.

Please send an email to Patricia Dukes at the following email, with “CANO/CROP Artist”: [Your Name]” as the subject line:
 A cover letter/resume that introduces and details your interest in joining us as a teaching artist and includes your contact information (phone, email, address.)
 Which age children do you prefer to work with: K-2grd., 3-4grd., 5-8grd?
 A link to your professional website or portfolio (if available)
 Three professional references’ contact information (phone, email, mailing address)

Download/Print pdf file: Crop Call 2017

2015 Call For Artists – Results & Jurors

Apr 12, 2015

The selected artists and exhibition season:

April: Jaron Childs & Michael Forster Rothbart
May: Lori Wilson with Bhala Jones interactive performance piece
June: Annual Mansion Show (TBA) & Art In Bloom
July: Charlesey Charlton, Paula Friedman & Andrew Leventis
August: Shannon Delany, Sandra Finkenberg & June Tyler
September: City of the Hills & Small Works group exhibition (TBA)
October: Invitational Group Exhibition: Golden Artists Colors Employees
November: Jason Roth & Margi Weir
December: Main View Gallery group exhibition

January: Closed
February: Chili Bowl & Susquehanna Valley Quilters display
March: Annual Members’ Exhibition
April: Katharine Kreisher, Annie Gohde & Vern Burnett

The participating artists were chosen by three jurors:

Roxanne Jackson is a ceramic sculptor who teaches at SUNY Oswego. She has been spending the past year on leave – living, exhibiting and working in Brooklyn, NY.

Christie Scheele of Chichester NY, is a painter whose work was featured in the CANO exhibition “Three Generations: Forest & Field” in 2014, along with Geri Scheele, Anthony Scheele Morelli and Tessa Scheele Morelli.

Brian Frink is a painter and chair of the Art Department at the University of MN Mankato, He is also the founder of RACA (Rural American Contemporary Art), whose motto is “Making Nowhere into Somewhere.”