Creative Art Retreats 

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Our instructors are:
  • People that inspire, educate, and motivate.
  • Selected from across several art disciplines.
  • Professional and amateur artisans.
  • Optimists with creative hearts and minds.
  • Independent planners, eager to bring the The Joy Guild's mission to the world.

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Open Calls:

Use the "Connect" link above to apply for all open calls--no phone calls or emails.

  • Creative Art Retreat Instructor: If you are talented in a particular art medium, we're looking for you! We offer paid teaching positions in a variety of art media. Compensation packages include a small stipend, variable travel allowance, supply purchase allowance, lodging, admission to all other retreat classes, an instructor apron with your name, one year membership in The Joy Guild Village, and co-marketing opportunities.

    - Washington State: FULL for 2013
    - Oregon State: Open for 2013
    - California State: Open for 2013

    DEADLINE: Ongoing
  • Artist Instructor in Residence: We are proud to be part of the Storefronts Seattle 2012-2013 program roster. During the program year, we are in line to be placed into a retail space in Seattle, WA where we will offer creative arts and play activities. We're seeking SIX artists in residence for the program duration to lead classes and activities in the space according to The Joy Guild guidelines. Programs will be developed in advance and anticipation of the Storefronts Seattle placement (where available). Compensation is commission-based and includes a one year membership in The Joy Guild Village plus co-marketing opportunities. Minimum commitment of three months (potential up to six months). Exact program dates are still in development. This is an internal call for instructors with The Joy Guild; please do not contact the Storefront Seattle team directly.

    DEADLINE: TBD (Contingent on Storefront placement...pending)