Artist Opportunities



The Salina Art Center is looking for engaging, experienced artist instructors for teaching residencies this spring and summer! Our patrons would love to have more options for workshops. Recent requests include oil painting, watercolor, metal work, sculpture, textiles, and printmaking. Proposals DO NOT have to be limited to these mediums, please send us your ideas!

Available dates are February 11-17 and April 18-24.

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The Salina Art Center is looking for local artists to develop projects for our ARTery. The ARTery is a free, interactive arts lab dedicated to experimentation and practice with a variety of art materials and techniques

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Call for Teaching Artists: Summer Art 2019: Past, Present, Future

The Salina Art Center is now accepting proposals for Summer Art 2019, our annual summer program of classes for art learners of all ages.

This year’s theme, Past, Present, Future, is inspired by Julia Goodman’s installation “200 Year Present” which will be exhibited at the Art Center May 1 – July 28, 2019.

The title is borrowed from activist Elise Boulding, who advocated for considering one hundred years into the past and one hundred years into the future when making current political, environmental and economic decisions. Goodman’s interpretation is meant to inspire leaders who will consider the long term perspective and impact of their decisions.

As always, the theme is suggested and meant to be interpreted broadly enough to encompass a wide variety of techniques, processes, and materials; and if you have an idea that is not related to Past, Present, Future please let us hear about it.

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Summer Artist in Residence: Open Call

The Salina Art Center is now accepting proposals for Summer Art 2019 Teaching Artist in Residence!

Now in its fortieth year, the Salina Art Center is a nonprofit, contemporary art and education center with the mission to “create exchanges among art, artists, and audiences that reveal life.” Located in historic Downtown Salina, the Art Center has a national reputation as an innovative, artist-supportive, and audience-responsive institution and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Summer Art is one of the longest running educational programs at the Art Center, running for six weeks and engaging hundreds of students.

Artists will be paid $25/hour per teaching hour; number of hours will depend on the amount of classes artists would like to teach . The Art Center will provide all workshop materials. In addition artists will have full access and use of the Art Center Warehouse apartment and studio space, be provided with a per diem, and be reimbursed for predetermined travel expenses. Additional community engagement opportunities may be available (artists talks, meet and greets, etc)

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