Teach at SSA

Instructor teaching a student

Artists interested in teaching a class or workshop in the community school at the Southwest School of Art are encouraged to send a proposal and their credentials to our attention.  All proposals will be thoughtfully considered.

In selecting teachers and courses, some of the things we look for are

  • how well the course fulfills the mission of the SSA;
  • the teacher’s reputation as an artist;
  • his/her previous teaching experience;
  • the logistics of the proposed course with regard to facilities and materials;
  • schedule availability;
  • and the potential draw of interested students.


Specific proposal details and an application can be downloaded by clicking HERE.


The accepted applicant for this position will be responsible for the smooth running of the ceramics studio and kiln facilities; including but not limited to, the loading and firing of natural gas downdraft kilns, the mixing of clay and glazes, repairs to studio equipment, cleaning and general oversight of the Ceramic Studio, assistance in the preparation and operation of workshops and special events as well as other specified duties. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, click HERE.


(English Composition, Introduction to Philosophy and Mathematics for Artists)

The Southwest School of Art seeks adjunct professors to teach in its new College BFA program launching in the fall of 2014. Selected faculty will work on an adjunct teaching agreement, and must participate in a faculty orientation session before the start of the term in which they will teach, must hold at least one hour of “office hours” each week during the term of instruction, and they should be willing to work with SSA’s studio faculty to create a unified learning environment for our inaugural class of students. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, click HERE.