The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking a local artist (resident of Clarke, Madison, Oglethorpe, Oconee, Barrow, or Jackson county) to serve as a temporary, part-time Artist’s Assistant to the selected Lead Artist on an upcoming Greenway public art project (coming Summer 2021). 

This position would serve as support for the Lead Artist in sourcing materials, planning, as well as assisting with construction/installation of the public artwork. Interested applicants must have an interest in the arts and experience in construction and/or fabrication is preferred. The Artist Assistant will be compensated at a rate of $25/hour up to $2500 total for this project (up to 100 hours total). This is an opportunity for artists to learn more about fabrication and the public art process.

Application can be found here. Application deadline is May 9, 2021. For questions, please email

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