Craft Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating and inspiring creativity through contemporary craft. As one of the country’s premier craft organizations, we are uniquely positioned in the region to offer classes in craft techniques, community programs, exhibitions, and a shop. Our facilities include studios for ceramics, metals, fibers, glass, wood, print and papermaking, and artists-in-residence. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Position Summary:

Craft Alliance collaborates with local partners at schools, educational centers, community centers, and institutions to produce community-driven murals each year. The Mural Arts Program Teaching Artist is responsible for planning and leading classes at our partner institutions in the creation of a permanent or semi-permanent large-scale art piece. As the Mural Arts Program Teaching Artist, you can expect to be at the site location two days per week, roughly 3 hours each, or as requested by the partner organization. The curriculum involves teaching visual arts to inspire and lead the creation of a large-scale art mural. 


Requirements and Competencies: 

To Apply:

Please email your Resume, Cover Letter, and Professional references (3) to [email protected] with the subject line: “Application for Mural Arts Program Teaching Artist.” Include the names and organizations of your references, as well as your relationship with them. Please include your experience with collaborative murals or other large projects. 

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. If you do not meet 100% of the requirements listed above or have a non-traditional background, we encourage you to apply if you share our passion for craft and believe you could be an asset to our team. If you would like to discuss the requirements for this role or need accommodations to support your application, please get in touch with us at [email protected].

For more information about Craft Alliance, visit our website at Craft Alliance is located at 5080 Delmar Blvd in St. Louis, MO. 

Craft Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.