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.

Landscape Artist for Art & Social Justice 2023

Harwood Art Center is accepting applications for the position of Landscape Artist with our Apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice. Concurrent with public artworks, we’re growing and maintaining a native garden in Mesa Verde Park. 

Applications are due on Wednesday, Nov 1st >>

Adult Art School - Teaching Artist

We invite teaching artists in all media to apply for a position in our Art School program for adults and teens. Art School provides students the opportunity to develop and refine their creative skills in a focused environment, with the support of excellent instructors. Classes run in the Fall and Spring, and they vary in subject matter and structure – from weekly evening sessions to one-off weekend workshops.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply here >

Residency for Art & Social Justice (2024)

Harwood invites New Mexico based artists, whose practice is socially/politically engaged to submit project proposals for our Residency for Art & Social Justice. The ten month program begins Feb 1, 2024 and ends November 30, 2024.

Individuals and groups are invited to apply.

Applications for 2024 are due by Monday, January 15th >>

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 for 2024 Gallery proposals are now closed