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Venice Arts

Photography Teaching Artist

Employment type
3 months ago
Venice, CA


Venice Arts ignites, expands, and transforms the lives of Los Angeles’ low-income youth through photography and film education, and uses our participatory storytelling practice to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities around the world.

Venice Arts seeks a photography teaching artist to lead a small, in-person, socially distanced workshop with strict Covid safety protocols in Spring 2021.


The ideal candidate is a graduate of a photography program with experience in documentary, photojournalism, and/or street photography preferred.The candidate should have at least two years experience teaching photography to young people (middle school strongly preferred); experience teaching at the beginning to intermediate levels, a strong positive. Must be proficient at building a syllabus with sequenced lesson plans and demonstrate an interactive, experiential, and project-based approach. The candidate should have knowledge of historic and contemporary photographers and photographic practices. An understanding of the educational equity needs of low-income youth a plus, as is being bilingual (Spanish/English).

Must be available Saturdays from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, February 6– May 1, 2021.

To apply

Please email your résumé, along with a cover letter (‘Photo Faculty’ in the subject line), to [email protected] .  Please, no phone inquiries or walk–ins.  We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.