Creative Instructing Opportunities at View

Creative Instructing Opportunities at View:
View’s commitment to art education is evident in its extensive offering of workshops. The diverse offering includes fine arts, crafts, wellness, and culinary arts. The Meyda Tiffany & Lighting Creative Arts Wing includes a full commercial kitchen for catering and teaching; large classrooms; and a 1,600-square-foot state-of-the-art ceramics studio. View has regional, national, and internationally known instructors to assist students in honing their skills further enriching the vibrant culture of Central New York.

This is an invitation for artists and craftsmen who wish to bring instructing opportunities to View. The 2022 year still has openings for the additional workshops and classes, and we will be responding to submissions on a rolling basis.

Creative Classes and Workshop categories include but are not limited to:
Basketry: Melon Basket, Hiker Adirondack Backpack, Adirondack Bicycle Basket, Cocktail Napkin Basket
Culinary: Heart Healthy Cooking & Lunch, Stress-free Holiday Meal, Sushi Rolls and Sushi Bowls
Design and Illustration: Calligraphy
Drawing: Observation / Still Life, Pastel, Colored Pencil, College / Mixed Media, Nature
Fiber Sewing and Fashion: Quilting, Embroidery, Felting, Dying Techniques
Glass: Fused Glass, Stained Glass
Jewelry and Metal Arts: Wire Wrapping, Cutting, Soldering, Cold-Joining (the use of staples and rivets to assemble parts). More advanced decorative techniques include embossing, engraving
Paper: Book Binding, Paper Making
Painting: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Plein Air
Performing Arts: Dancing, Screenplay
Photography and Video: Digital
Pottery/Ceramics: Hand building, Wheel Throwing, Extruding, Surface Design - Sgraffito, Slip Trailing, Underglaze, Image Transfer
Printmaking: Wood Block, Stencil
Sculpture and Woodworking: Chip Carving, Furniture Making
Wellness: Yoga, Zumba, Essential Oils
Writing: Creative Writing, Professional Writing, Memoir Writing, Publishing, Articulation, Secrets of Writing a Novel, Narrative Writing, How to Begin Writing
Zoom Workshop Opportunities: in all categories 

About View’s Ceramic Studio:

  • 10 Brent electric wheels
  • 1 standing height electric wheel
  • electric kilns
  • gas kiln
  • raku kiln
  • wall extruder
  • pneumatic extruder
  • 2 slab rollers
  • spray booth
  • spacious work tables and storage shelves
  • tools for throwing, trimming, sculpting, etc.
  • variety of plaster molds
  • an abundance of glazes
  • studio reclaim

We currently use BMix 5, a white/buff cone 5/6 clay. All work will be fired by the studio management team.


If you're interested in proposing a workshop you'd like to teach at View, please review the information below and contact Erin or Elise to further discuss your class or workshop:
- For general instruction workshop inquiries contact Alaina Hall (interim): ahall@viewarts.org
- For pottery/ceramics instruction inquiries contact Alaina Hall: ahall@viewarts.org

The following information will be helpful with your course proposal:
First and last name, email, phone number, website - if available
CV, or Resume
Course Name
Preferred workshop dates
Length of workshop
Workshop Concepts and assignments 
Workshop Description (approximately 100 words)
A list of equipment needed for your course (if outside of standard equipment) and plans on how you might address those needs. 
Documentation of instructor and student work, may be in the following formats: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf, jpg, gif, mp3, mp4, tiff, png, mov. If this is included, please note that the program will automatically alphabetize your files so please name them accordingly. Please provide a documentation list which indicates the artist (self or student), title if known, media, etc.
Information about your practice / Brief bio
Where are you located
Link to your website or images of your work
Title & description of proposed workshop
Your instructor fee (indicate per day/per hour/per student)
Are there materials costs for View or for students (please explain)
Do you need travel and/or lodging provided (please explain)?
Length of proposed class (single day, two-day, multi-week, etc.)
Are you open to other class structures?
Ideal dates or time of year
Are you open to discussing other dates

We look forward to working with you!




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