Teaching Artist for Adult Programs

Artsmiths of Pittsburgh is seeking artists to teach in-person adult programming at our Carnegie, PA location. We work with a variety of artists to provide diverse educational programming to our community.


  • Commit to teaching at least one educational program within our five semester year. A program can be between one and six sessions long and will be scheduled based on studio and artist availability
  • Submit class proposals and communicate with the Education Manager with supply needs 
  • Arrive at least 30 minutes before a program begins and clean-up from activities after each class
  • Create an engaging and safe learning environment for all class participants 


  • A demonstrated knowledge of a fine art or craft and its tools, materials and processes
  • Experience teaching is recommended but not required
    • Examples of Fine Art or craft mediums may include but are not limited to:
      • Drawing
      • Mixed Media
      • Acrylic Painting
      • Jewelry
      • Weaving
      • Embroidery
      • Card Making
      • Soap Making
      • Sculpture


Educators can expect to earn between $35 – $75 per instruction hour based on class enrollment. Instructors are paid using a 1099 contract. Educators also earn a discount in the Shop and are encouraged to submit an application to become a Shop artist


Complete an application and contact Education Manager, Jena Schieb at jena@artsmithspgh.org with any questions