Summer ArtMobile

JACKSON HOLE PUBLIC ART SEEKS ARTMOBILE LEADER

The ArtMobile activated by JH Public Art visits youth in local neighborhoods 2-3 times a week July – August (8 weeks total) to deliver free take-home art kits with educational prompts that inspire creative thinking, books, and access to a healthy snacks for youth. Pending Public Health restrictions some guided art-making activities and community engagement activities may be offered. Additional outings to People’s market may be included. Preference will be given to bilingual applicants. Pay starts at $25/hr pending experience.

Qualifications include but are not limited to: 

  • Experience working with youth
  • Artmaking experience
  • STEAM education
  • Community organizing
  • Availability part time June – August
  • Valid Wyoming driver’s license
  • Ability to drive a vehicle with a 10 foot construction trailer
  • Creative thinking and enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to collaborate with and support guest instructors


Duties of the ArtMobile Leader include:

  • Driving the ArtMobile from location to location
  • Maintaining art supplies
  • Coordinating with and supporting  guest educators
  • Providing educational activities for youth and families
  • Being an ambassador to JHPA program
  • Maintaining COVID safe set-up
  • Picking up free food from Hole Food Rescue
  • Picking up free books from Teton Literary/ Teton County Library
  • Collecting materials from JH Re-Use

 

Time commitment is approximately 10-12 hours per week, but is flexible depending on your availability. If hired, you will need to participate in a background check paid for by JH Public Art. If you enjoy working with youth and engaging with community members, then we want to hear from you!  Please send resume, letter of interest (500 words or less), and 3 current references to Alex Pope – alex@jhpublicart.org

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Collaborative ArtMobile in Action this Summer!

This summer’s JH Public ArtMobile will be different than in year’s past, reinvented and better than ever. JH Public Art is partnering with many local organizations, including the Art Association, Hole Food Rescue, Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum, National Museum Wildlife Art, Teton Literacy Center, and Teton County Library, to bring Creative Activities to kids throughout our community.

The ArtMobile, now in its fifth year, will be activated by JH Public Art and the Art Association twice a week all summer long, with the full schedule listed below. Our local youth can find the ArtMobile in their community, accessing a healthy lunch from the Hole Food Rescue’s Sprout Mobile and take-home art kits + supplies from the ArtMobile to inspire creative placemaking. Partner organizations will provide inspirational prompts to encourage kids to create, sketch, and explore – locally and safely – throughout the summer. 

“It is so meaningful to share art with our local kids and families, helping them learn how to create together, using recycled materials collaboratively and with their imaginations.” — Blanca Moye

Billi Harrington, the Art Association’s Outreach Coordinator, will again be at the ArtMobile’s helm with additional community engagement support from Blanca Moye, a Life Coach and experienced community organizer. This is the second year of them working together.  

It brings me great joy to see a team of amazing organizations come together to make this special event happen this summer. I am excited for the opportunity to connect and provide art experiences to these amazing kids in our lovely community.” — Billi Harrington

JH Public ArtMobile is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor, WY Arts Council, Teton County Rec District, and Friends of JH Public Art.

Click here to see the 2020 summer schedule ArtMobile Flyer available in both English and Spanish.

For at home activity, download the Art Activities Prompts Here:

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Historical Museum Prompt 1

Historical Museum Prompt_2

NMWA AnimalShapePoem_SPAN

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NMWA NatureColorPalette_ENG

NMWA NatureColorPalette_SPAN

NMWA PrintingNature_ENG

NMWA PrintingNature_SPAN

NMWA RainbowGame_ENG

NMWA RainbowGame_SPAN

 

The Mobile Studio has brought large cardboard boxes to neighborhoods where children used their imaginations to design and paint large-scale structures. Materials are lightweight and abundant allowing children to create tunnels, shifting walls, and even dens with little guidance from adults. Their creativity leads to remarkable outcomes and fosters a sense of artistic achievement.

Plywood Murals

Building scrap and plywood are one of Teton County’s most abundant byproduct from summer building. Using plywood scrap shows how we can take products out of the waste stream and beautify our neighborhoods. In these sessions, youth were provided plywood cutouts that they painted into fun murals that were then placed free-standing in park areas to brighten neighborhoods.


JACKSON HOLE PUBLIC ART DEPENDS ON THE SUPPORT OF PEOPLE LIKE YOU.

Jackson Hole Public Art is a non-profit supported in part with grants from the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, the Sage Foundation, the Wyoming Arts Council, the Charles Engelhard Foundation and people like you! Thank you.