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Work with Us

Discover a one-of-a-kind chance to lead and inspire in the vibrant community of creatives at the Atelier at Arlene’s. We welcome proposals from qualified fine arts instructors who wish to contribute to our dynamic studio program. Learn more about this exciting opportunity and find details on how to submit your application below.


The Atelier at Arlene’s, in collaboration with Arlene’s Artist Materials, is committed to fostering inclusivity and diversity. As an equal opportunity employer, we embrace individuals without discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other criteria specified by federal, state, or local laws.


Explore the enriching journey of teaching in a supportive environment. Review the details of our studio program and apply to become one of our esteemed instructors. Join us in shaping a creative community that values and celebrates the arts.

Atelier Instructor

The Atelier at Arlene’s is inviting proposals from skilled artist educators interested in conducting workshops for the year 2024 and beyond. Our comprehensive studio curriculum focuses on a well-rounded approach, encompassing technical skill development, conceptual exploration, and contemporary applications of traditional media and methodologies. The studio program features a diverse range of workshops covering various drawing and painting media, printmaking, craft-based projects, sculpture, and professional development opportunities. Join us in fostering creativity and education through engaging workshops.

Explore the possibilities and submit your workshop proposal to be a part of our dynamic artistic community at The Atelier.

Artist in Residence

The Artist In Residence (AIR) Program at Arlene’s offers a comprehensive year-long residency in Albany, NY, providing artists with dedicated time, studio space, and a nurturing community to refine their artistic vision. Designed for multidisciplinary artists, the program integrates with various offerings at Arlene’s, ensuring a well-rounded residency experience. Our goal is to cultivate individual artists while enhancing the local creative community by exposing them to diverse processes and works. AIR participants will develop a cohesive body of work showcased at the R Gallery at Arlene’s, receive studio space, contribute to our Atelier at Arlene’s program, attend classes or workshops, and automatically participate in Makers Markets. An Artist Talk is expected, offering insights into their residency journey. Applications are juried for quality and the candidate's commitment to community engagement. Join us in fostering artistic growth and community enrichment!

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