Metalsmithing/Jewelry Making/Enameling Instructor

Metalsmithing/ Jewelry Making/ Enameling Instructor Opportunities – Teaching All Ages!

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, a nonprofit art center located in Sewickley, PA is seeking Metalsmithing, Jewelry Making, and Enameling instructors for children, teen, and adult classes. In-person and virtual opportunities. Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume including two professional references, and samples of their work to:

Meredith Bigatel

Subject: Teaching Artist Opportunities

Sweetwater’s Teaching Artists are Independent Contractors; hourly rate is commensurate with experience. Teaching Artists are required to obtain the following Clearances:

ACT 34 Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check

ACT 151 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

ACT 114 FBI Criminal Record History Background Check


When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

$1,000 Sponsors an event.
$750 Covers building operational costs, upkeep, and preservation.
$500 Provides technology updates and improvements.
$400 Aids Outreach Programs for at-risk youth and underserved communities.
$250 Sponsors a teaching artist.
$100 Supports the purchases of ceramic studio glazes and supplies.
$50 Provides one art supply package for classes and workshops.

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