[sdiy] Fwd: Teaching artist: electronics needed immediately

John Mahoney jmahoney at gate.net
Tue Sep 18 04:51:38 CEST 2007

Anyone here near Palo Alto?

From: Larnie Fox <larnie at infoflow.com>

I need to find someone to do these really cool 
classes right away ~ they start on this Saturday, 
we have kids enrolled. If you're interested and 
you think you might be qualified, call me.

Work number: 650/329-2122
Cell: 415/407-4823
Larnie Fox

Full info:


Job Opportunities with the Children’s Fine Arts 
Program at the Palo Alto Art Center

We currently have these positions open:

Electronic Arts teachers, Fall


The Children’s Fine Art program is seeking 
artists/art educators immediately for the 
following fall electronic art classes:

Circuit Bending (New)

Learn electronics, aesthetics, and how to hack 
radios, keyboards, voice recorders, etc., for 
sounds and new functions in a safe and 
exploratory environment. We’ll borrow a page or 
two from Make Magazine™, look at some recent art 
history and learn how to solder. Class will meet 
in a large computer lab, so we’ll have Internet 
access for research, and we can electronically 
document what we discover. Instructor: Staff

$119R/$137NR      Art Ctr - Art & Tech            12max

55865      13-18 
yrs                Sa            9/22-11/10               10:15-11:45am

Electronic Tinkering (New)

Creative explorations in simple electronics and 
kinetics for art making. We'll put things in 
motion with batteries, motors, magnets, and more. 
Students will learn how to make simple circuits 
for kinetic art and invention in a safe 
environment. A wonderful variety of materials and 
tools will be used to construct with and explore. 
Class will meet in a large computer lab, so we’ll 
have Internet access for research, and we can 
electronically document what we discover. Instructor: Staff

$99R/$114NR        Art Ctr - Art & Tech            12max

55860      9-14 yrs  Sa            9/22-11/10              12-1:15pm

55862      7-11 yrs  Sa            9/22-11/10              1:30-2:45pm

Applicants should be experienced in the media to 
be taught, and experienced in working with 
children. Teacher pay is $27 for fall classes. 
Pay is per contact hour plus ten minutes of 
preparation time per class. Please email cover 
letter, resume and three references to: 
<larnie.fox at cityofpaloalto.org>. Positions open until filled.


Please pass these listings to qualified and interested people!

About the Palo Alto Art Center:

The Palo Alto Art Center (founded 1971) is a 
nationally acclaimed, regional visual art center 
whose exhibition program focuses on documenting 
and celebrating the art and artists of the Bay 
Area.  The Center's mission is to foster creative 
process and thought by forging a greater 
appreciation and understanding of the visual arts 
through exhibitions, studio experiences, and related educational programs.

About Children's Fine Arts:

CFA is a program that provides high quality art 
experiences to over 2,000 children between the 
ages of 18 months to 18 years annually. CFA 
offers after-school classes, week-end workshops, 
and week-long summer studios for kids and teens 
at the Junior Museum and Zoo, the Palo Alto Art 
Center, and Mitchell Park Teen Center. It 
provides a solid education in art basics, 
including ceramics, drawing, painting, and fine 
crafts as well as specialized workshops including 
Art That Flies, Computer Animation, Tinkering, 
Japanese Brush Painting, and many others. 
Children’s Fine Arts teaches the skills children 
need to bring creativity into their adult lives.

Larnie Fox

Children's Fine Arts
Palo Alto Art Center
1313 Newell RoadP ÿÿÿÿlZb N>
Palo Alto, CA, 94303
Fax: 650/326-6165

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