Employment Opportunities

We take pride in our Tinker Family and offer a variety of benefits to our employees. We support professional development and growth through regular staff development days and opportunities, hold Tinker Community Nights to come together as a staff over food, music, or other fun events around town, as well as offer artistic opportunities with discounted tuition for our children's and adult classes. Thanks for your interest in being a part of our lively studio! 

We are currently accepting applications for:

  • Art Instructor - Adult Classes

All interested candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Excellent people skills, enjoyment for being around people and for being a part of a team
  • Genuine enjoyment for and enthusiasm about working with people
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and with a positive work ethic
  • Exude genuine warmth, patience, and an understanding of child development phases (children's positions)
  • Excellent organization and communication skills

Please thoroughly review our website prior to applying in order to understand who we are, what we do, and to make sure we are a good fit for you.

To apply, please adhere to the following:

  • Please email application materials to: employment@tinkerartstudio.com, in one email which includes:
    1. the title of the position you’re applying for in the subject line of the email
    2. 1-2 paragraphs describing your interest and qualifications in the body of the email. Please answer the following questions: How does your previous work experience qualify you for this position? Why do you want to work at Tinker Art Studio and/or why do you feel that you are a good fit for our team? {Optional, but encouraged: a short (<1 min) video of yourself answering the above questions in lieu of the written response.}
    3. your resume attached as a PDF 

Thanks for your interest in being a part of Tinker!


Art Instructor for Adult Classes in Acrylics & Life Drawing

This is a very fun position teaching adult classes in Acrylic Painting and Life Drawing three evenings a week. Please visit www.tinkerartstudio.com to learn more about our studio and program offerings.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree required. 
  • A degree in studio art preferred with a focus on painting is preferred. 
  • Proficiency in acrylic painting. 
  • Proficiency in life drawing and experience managing, working with, and directing a live nude model. 
  • Ability to create, and previous experience creating, your own unique lesson plans in painting and drawing, including experience and the ability to successfully plan and implement an 8-9 week course. 
  • Previous experience working with and teaching adults art required.

The successful candidate will: have stamina, be responsible and creative; have a positive attitude and work ethic; be a team player; maintain a high level of professionalism; be successful at identifying and relating to the feelings and perspectives of others; have awareness of and attentiveness to individual needs of students.

Hours and Compensation:

  • Classes begin the week of August 21st, 2017 and run for 8-9 week sessions
  • Tuesdays - Thursdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm (class time)
    • Tuesdays: Life Drawing
    • Wednesdays: Intro to Acrylics
    • Thursdays: Acrylics II & Open Access
  • Training to occur over the summer with our current Adult Class Instructor—exact time TBD, but must be able to sit in on some summer classes for observation. 
  • Pay: $20-$26, DOE