En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian Heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific.  Since it was founded in 1974, En Foco has been an outspoken leader and advocate for the equitable support and access to resources for photographers of color.  It has a distinguished itself through its sustained commitment to providing its primary constituency and the communities they represent financial support, public programming, information services and cultural advocacy initiatives. 

En Foco Freelance Jobs & Teaching Artists

___________Open Call for Artists___________


Looking for Freelance Work?

En Foco gets requests for freelance photography/videography jobs and teaching artist opportunities that we would like to pass along to our community. We are also looking for a photographer/teaching artist to work with us on occasion.

If you are looking for freelance work and would like for us to reach out to you with opportunities, please submit the required materials in this form and check boxes that are relevant to your work experience.

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Teaching Artist Opportunities 

General Expectations for Teaching Artists

  • Teach ongoing photography/videography based workshops for participants. Ages range from Middle/High School to Adults.
  • Prepare curriculum and materials for workshops and ongoing classes
  • Work with other teaching artists to create interdisciplinary showcases and workshops
  • Supervise participants, monitor attendance, maintain equipment and document all aspects of the program
  • Attend all relevant meetings
  • Assist participants in the development of photography techniques and experiences.

Your Background and Skills

  • Previous work as an artist/youth program instructor/educator
  • BA in related field or life experience equivalent
  • Interest in working with young people of diverse backgrounds
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required
  • Ability to participate as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be independent, creative, energetic and flexible 

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Photography and Videography Opportunities

Many of these opportunities are in the Bronx or around NYC. These can be paid hourly or daily. 

Types of Opportunities

  • Video/Photo documentation of local non profit or private events
  • Documenting art exhibitions and art installations
  • Documenting individual artists’ work
  • Video/Photo documentation of artist talks and lectures

Your Background and Skills

  • Experience in digital photography and/or videography
  • Proven ability to shoot and edit photos 
  • Ability to produce high-quality work
  • Ability to make quick decisions and work independently
  • Conscientious punctuality for dates and deadline expectations
  • Ability to secure own transportation to and from the assignment.

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SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Create an account with Submittable.com.
  2. A Full Resume (PDF), Artist Statement, and 150-word Biography.
  3. 3-5 work samples (3 is the minimum - follow the sizing guidelines)
  4. Head shot (300 dpi jpeg only).


The form does not have to be completed in a single session; the system will save your draft application. We suggest that you save often as you fill out the form, and that you save a copy of any narrative texts.
 

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ABOUT EN FOCO
En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian Heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific. Since it was founded in 1974, En Foco has been an outspoken leader and advocate for the equitable support and access to resources for photographers of color. It has a distinguished itself through its sustained commitment to providing its primary constituency and the communities they represent financial support, public programming, information services and cultural advocacy initiatives.  Contact Email: info@enfoco.org
 

ABOUT FREELANCE WORK

Unless stated, freelance positions are not associated with En Foco. Furthermore, freelance opportunities do not constitute an official endorsement by En Foco. These opportunities are provided for informational purposes only. En Foco does not control outside opportunities. 

For more information about Freelance Rights and Laws -  https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc762

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