Harwood Art Center is committed to offering exhibition, employment and engagement opportunities to our community.

We invite you to apply for any or all of our current offerings. Harwood’s programs primarily engage, employ, and serve the people of New Mexico; proposals are accepted from anywhere, however priority consideration is given to residents.


Please see all of our current opportunites below!
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Summer Art Camp - Teaching Artist

Harwood invites individuals to apply for a teaching position in Harwood’s Summer Art Camp 2023 program, in arts (visual arts, performing arts, STEAM). Harwood Art Center is looking for Teaching Artists with innovative arts curricula for our Summer Art Camp. 

Applications for 2023 are now closed.

Summer Art Camp - Guide

Harwood invites hard-working individuals interested in an exciting summer job opportunity working with children ages 6 – 14 in a creative environment to guide campers in Harwood’s Summer Art Camp program.

Applications for 2023 are now closed.

Landscape Artist for Apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice

Harwood Art Center is accepting applications for the position of Landscape Artist with our paid summer apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice. Join our team of professional artists, designers, architects, engineers and fabricators to co-create community-engaged public artworks. Public artworks integrate native, medicinal, and pollinator plants into art landscapes intended to nurture all residents of this biome. In the summer of 2023, we will lay the groundwork for a rainwater harvesting garden and we need the insight, creativity and collaboration of a Landscape Artist. Harwood Art Center will pay this position $20-24 an hour commensurate with experience. The Landscape Artist will benefit from training and collaboration with Harwood and our network of consultants and will collaborate broadly with Harwood staff, Apprentices, CABQ Parks and Recreation Staff, and a range of specialists who support our work.
Applications are due by Sunday, March 26 2023! Apply Now>

Residency for Art & Social Justice (2023)

Harwood invites New Mexico-based artists whose practice is socially/politically engaged to submit project proposals for our inaugural Residency for Art & Social Justice. The seven month program begins March 1, 2022 and ends February 24, 2023.

Individuals and groups are invited to apply.

Applications for 2023 are now closed

SURFACE: Emerging Artists of NM (2023)

Harwood invites emerging artists to submit works for consideration in SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico, Harwood’s annual juried exhibition, endowed awards and professional development program.

Applications for SURFACE are now closed.


Gallery & Exhibition Proposals (2024)

Harwood invites individuals and groups to submit proposals for exhibitions or site-specific installations in Harwood Art Center’s 2024 gallery program.

Applications are due by 11:59p. Sunday April 2, 2023 

Applications for Gallery & Exhibition Proposals 2024 can be found here >