Teaching Opportunities at The Arts Center

If you are interested in teaching opportunities at The Arts Center or have an idea for a class that you’d like to teach, please click here to submit a class proposal form.

We are interested in experienced, imaginative and collaborative Teaching Artists who want to become a part of our diverse and talented artistic family. Dedication to the craft, a desire for excellence, a generosity of spirit, and a love of sharing what you know with others are traits that define our most successful Teaching Artists. Must be willing to partner with us, creating a buzz in your medium’s network,  in order to build a strong student base.

Interested applicants must submit a completed class proposal, a current resume, a list of at least two professional references, and a portfolio (or link to website) or creative/professional work, if applicable. Please send/upload all requested materials via the online form. Once all documents are received they will be reviewed by the Director of Education, and you will be contacted for an interview if your services and proposal fit our current needs. Please understand that we can not accept or use all proposals, as much as we would like to. If the need for your specific discipline or area of expertise is not asked for below, it is highly suggested that you review our current offerings, and propose something that fills a niche we do not serve at the moment.

We are currently looking for part-time instructors for the following discipline areas, but if you do not see your discipline and have a great idea, send it in! All CRAFT teaching positions require an MFA or 5+ years of dedicated experience in the medium.


  • Jewelry / Metalworking
  • Stained Glass
  • Woodworking / furniture making
  • Fiber Arts


  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe CC In Design
  • Digital Music
  • Tech Art / Electronic Arts
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Any specific focus of one of the programs offered)
  • Film-making


  • Chef’s who specialize in any specific ethnic cuisine
  • Chocolate Making
  • Meat/Fish curing
  • Cider, Beer or Wine making











Figure Drawing Models Wanted

The Arts Center of The Capital Region is hiring male and female models for drawing/painting classes.  People of all ages and sizes are encouraged to apply. Models are expected to be able to hold poses from 30 seconds to as long as 45 minutes. While athletic ability is not required, body awareness and the ability to twist, turn, bend and accentuate the 3-dimensional qualities of the figure in poses is highly desirable. The work is performed under supervision of the class instructor during class hours and models must be able to work collegially with instructors, be punctual, and record hours after each working session. Must be comfortable posing clothed or nude. Work is part-time and requires a flexible schedule. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Compensation: This is a paid position. Compensation varies dependent on experience. 

For More information or to apply please contact, Joseph Mastroianni or by calling (518)273-0552 x233.