LEAD ARTIST OPPORTUNITY

in the Clarkston Community 

Paint Love is exploring starting some ongoing events that will serve our neighbors in the Clarkston Community. Let us know by clicking the link below if you'd be interested in helping make that happen or leading an event! 

LEAD ARTIST OPPORTUNITY 

Southside Showdown

March 28, 9:45 AM-12:45 PM @ the High Museum

Students from area high schools will be participating in team and individual art challenges- held at the High Museum. Paint Love artists will judge the super fun categories including a sidewalk chalk challenge creating a piece around the themes of unity and equality in art and a traditional meets contemporary challenge where students will create a traditional vessel with a modern twist! 

We need PL artist to judge the following categories- can have more than 1 judge per category.

  • Partner Drawing Swap-  Teams of 2 will work on a collaborative figure drawing with a twist! Partners will change from being the model to the artist every 10 minutes.
  • Traditional Meets Contemporary- Students will recreate a traditional vessel with a modern twist (embellish with modern design as surface treatments).
  • Cyanotype Mixed Media- Students will create cyanotype prints during the first 20 minutes and finish the pieces with collage/paint/drawing.
  • Sidewalk Chalk- Teams will create sidewalk chalk designs with the central themes of unity and equality in art.
  • Recycled Lamps- Teams will create lamps using recycled materials and lamp kits
  • Graffiti Tag- Teams will create a graffiti image that represents their group/school 
  • 100 Item Sculptures-  Teams will create sculptures using at least 100 items. 

Want to join the fun? Let us know! 

LEAD ARTIST OPPORTUNITY

Blueprint 58 

THE ORGANIZATION: 

Blueprint 58's mission is: Restoring Community Through Relationships. Serving middle school students around the Adair Park neighborhood in Atlanta, Blueprint 58 strives to strengthen community through long-term mentoring relationships, personal development, and sports. 

THE PROJECT: 

This is a one-time trial run project with the possibility of becoming a new partner organization. Flexible scheduling during after school hours on weeknights. 

Interested? Let us know below!

 

 

LEAD ARTIST OPPORTUNITY

Our House

THE ORGANIZATION: 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow.

THE PROJECT: 

Four projects, organized quarterly, with the 5-6 year old class. They prefer something other than drawing and painting, love projects they can give to their parents, or are interested in an art piece that can be displayed in the center. 

Available times: Monday- Friday; either 10 AM- 12 PM or 3 PM - 5 PM 

Location: Atlanta O4W

Interested in working with Our House? Let us know! 

LEAD ARTIST OPPORTUNITY 

Women's Resource Center- Camp Peace 

THE ORGANIZATION: 

The WRC's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention. 

THE PROJECT: 

  • You'll be working with kids who are part of WRC's Camp Peace- a summer camp for kids impacted by domestic violence or who are living in the shelter.
  • Art workshops held weekly at GSU on consecutive Fridays in June and July

LEAD ARTIST OPPORTUNITY 

Georgia Center for Child Advocacy

THE ORGANIZATION: 

The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy serves children and their families when there are allegations of child abuse, neglect, or when children are witnesses to violence. They help various agencies such as law enforcement, DFCS, and the DA's office coordinate services for children and families by providing forensic interviews for children, hosting multi-disciplinary team meetings to share information, and providing therapy for children and adolescents ages 3-17 when the abuse or neglect has been substantiated. 

THE PROJECT: 

ALREADY FILLED Event #1 - Monday, February 20 or Friday Feb 17, ~3-5PM
DeKalb location- 1950 West Exchange Rd. Tucker, GA 30084  // Kids ages 5-11 

ALREADY FILLED: Event # 2- Week of April 3-6, ~4-6PM

Fulton location - 1485 Woodland Ave., SE, Atlanta, GA 30316// Kids ages 5-11 

Event #3- TBD October during fall break, ~4-6PM
Fulton location// kids ages 12-17 

Event #4- Monday, November 20, ~4-6PM
DeKalb location // Kids ages 12-17

  • Can have one artist take all four events or split by location (i.e.: one artist does the 2 events at Fulton and another does the 2 events at DeKalb) 
  • volunteers must take a short online training session to be a “mandatory reporter”