Upcycling Artist

Architecture and/or Urban and Regional Planning, Art and Design, Engineering and/or Technology
Bulgaria
Varna
Period: 
13 Mar, 2024 to 13 Mar, 2025
Deadline: 
13 Jul, 2024

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
3-4 days per week
Description: 

Are you passionate about transforming discarded items into captivating works of art? Are you an innovative thinker who believes in the power of creativity to promote environmental sustainability? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you as a Creative Upcycling Artist at our NGO.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Creative Upcycling Artist, you will be a vital contributor to our mission of promoting sustainability and raising awareness about environmental issues through artistic expression. Your role will involve turning unused, discarded, or recycled materials into unique and visually stunning artworks that inspire change. Your creativity will breathe life into discarded items, showcasing their potential to be repurposed and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Key Responsibilities:

Artistic Creation: Conceptualize, design, and produce upcycled artworks using various materials such as plastic, paper, fabric, metal, and more.

Material Sourcing: Source discarded items, unused materials, and recyclables to be used as the basis for your artistic creations.

Innovation: Explore new techniques and approaches to upcycling that reflect the latest trends in art and sustainability.

Community Engagement: Collaborate with local communities to organize workshops, art exhibitions, and interactive sessions that educate and inspire others to adopt sustainable practices.

Environmental Messaging: Infuse each artwork with an underlying environmental message to raise awareness about waste reduction and resource conservation.

Documentation: Maintain detailed records of the creative process, material usage, and the stories behind each upcycled creation.

Team Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the organization, including communication specialists, educators, and event coordinators, to align creative projects with overall initiatives.

Education and Workshops: Develop and lead workshops that teach participants how to create their own upcycled artworks, fostering a culture of sustainability and creativity.

Exhibition Participation: Prepare and display your upcycled artworks in exhibitions, both locally and regionally, to showcase the potential of transforming waste into art.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor