Seeking Teaching Artist to Create a Pop-up Shop with Youths at Blackstone Bicycle Works
BBW’s Friday Arts Workshop is creating bike-related artist collaborations with youths for a pop-up shop.
co-producing the project with underserved youths of color, primarily ages 8-13
facilitating a weekly informal learning environment that grows both incredible products and relationships
developing curriculum that investigates both art fundamentals and business skills
providing steady guidance and support for youths, volunteers, and guest artists to work together collaboratively
collaborating with our staff to create a pop-up shop in a community bike shop
utilizing marketing and branding skills to develop products people want to buy
being resourceful in realizing the vision, in order to adhere to the budget
connecting with South Side communities and artists to enrich the project
Blackstone Bicycle Works is committed to fostering a safe, holistic learning environment that empowers primarily youth of color from Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood and greater South Side community. Its collaborative model and staff engage underserved youths in real world experiences such as bicycle repair, small business operation, and teaching roles, in order to break down barriers to future opportunities. Both a youth program and community bike shop, BBW is a program of Experimental Station, a nonprofit incubator of innovative educational and cultural programs, small business enterprises, and community initiatives.
Applications due by Monday, March 04 at 11:59PM
We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experience to apply, and will reach out to those with the greatest potential to successfully fulfill this role.
The Experimental Station is an equal opportunity employer. We are invested in maximizing the diversity of Experimental Station's team, and we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.
Go here to apply: https://experimentalstation.org/jobs