Summer assistant art teacher Park Day School, Oakland (2017)

  1. exciting short term opportunity for an artist/teacher with 3-D art & facilitation experience to work with 2nd-6th graders and river camp creator Gregory Gavin . . . could lead to additional work.

Three consecutive weeks as part of Camp 510: July 24—28 (1 week session) plus July 29—Aug 11 (2 week session)

8:00AM-4:30 PM on days when camps meets. Plus several installation and training days to be arranged. Will consider applicants who are only available for one of the sessions. See camps for details.

In addition to arts and craft skills an interest in architecture, sculpture, fabrication or woodworking would be ideal. Job will require:

  1. - preparing and cleaning-up art and woodworking materials

  2. - input into development of curriculum

  3. - helping to move and install art rivers equipment on-site a day or two before camp starts

  4. - facilitating children and middle school helpers as they interact in play/design environment

$15—$25 per hour depending on experience.

Part-time fabricator / studio assistant, Riveropolis Art Studio, Oakland

Seeking an assistant to work 16-20 hours a week on a range of tasks and projects at the Gavin Studio / Riveropolis art space in north Oakland. Initial run of work would run from late May through August.


- Fabricating, upgrading and preparing Riveropolis sculpture/furniture and loose art parts

- Providing design insight into development of new Riveropolis sculpture/equipment as appropriate

- Periodically transporting, installing and facilitating public experience at Riveropolis special events


  1. -Errands, procurement of materials, coordinating volunteers, documenting (photo/video) Riveropolis events


- Skills and experience in some of the following: fabrication, industrial design, sculpture, installation art, carpentry, plumbing, engineering, education, community development and/or small business

- Able to switch and complete projects independently

- Sound-of-body and skilled at lifting and carrying heavy and awkward items

Pay Range $18—25 per hour depending on experience.

Please email resume, online portfolio and short cover letter 

Do not expect a reply until mid May.