Paint and Sip Art Instructor/Entertainer | Pinot's Palette

Pinot's Palette West Loop is excited to be looking for some fun charismatic art instructors as we continue to grow! Customers will follow your instruction while they paint on their own stretched canvases with acrylic paint. The ideal person for this job will have an outgoing personality, strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, positive attitude and the ability to work quickly and energetically with our team of artists.


What makes Pinot's Palette unique?

  • Lesson plans you can access online means you can easily prepare for a successful class on the go.

  • Access your upcoming schedules through our site so you can easily plan your schedule.

  • We pay our artists as employees (W-2) vs contractors (1099) which means we pay a portion of your taxes for you (and you take home more).

  • We schedule you for 4 or 5 hour blocks of time so you're in control of the entire event - set up to tear down - and get paid for it.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Instructing customers during class in an energetic, clear and well-paced manner while encouraging creativity and creating a relaxed, fun atmosphere
  • Assisting customers and staff member(s) to ensure smooth class flow and promote customer painting success through teamwork and positive attitude.
  • Serve beverages (alcoholic/nonalcoholic) throughout class time. Use a point of sale computer system to track tabs of retail merchandise and beverages.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Ability to design and execute quality, acrylic paintings in various painting styles
  • Basic computer skills and internet knowledge
  • Public Speaking or performance skills (comfortable speaking on a microphone.
  • Time management and communication skills
  • Ability to lift and move up to 25 lbs. and stand for long periods of time
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work daytime and weekend hours, as required

Preferred Education/Experience: 

  • College Degree in Art or Design related field.
  • Some experience leading a group of people (classroom or otherwise)
  • Some experience in customer service
  • Bartending experience or willingness to become BASSET certified 


Starting at $18.00/hour

Start Date:

August, 2018


1222 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607

To Apply: 

To apply, please e-mail with: 

  • Your Resume 
  • 3 images of your original paintings
  • Availability
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