Art Model - Fall 2023

Filmmaking, Art & Design


  • Category: On-Campus
  • Position Type: Student Hourly
  • Open until: filled
  • Work Hours: 3-8 hours per week ( hours may not be consistent)
  • Wage: $11/hour for draped, $14/hour for undraped
  • Location: Cedar City, UT


Southern Utah University's Department of Art and Design is seeking enthusiastic and confident individuals to fill the position of art model. This job posting is for the Fall 2023 semester. As an art model, you will work with art students to bring their creative visions to life through the rendering of illustrations. Art Models will be responsible for posing draped (clothed) or undraped (nude) and have the choice of being asked of what they would like to be. They should be able to hold poses for as short as 30 seconds to as long as the duration of the class period.

Responsibilities: Pose draped (clothed) or undraped (nude) as requested by the instructor or model coordinator Hold poses for long periods of time while art students render illustrations image(s) onto mediums such as paper, canvas, etc. Follow instruction and guidance of the instructor for poses and positioning Demonstrate body awareness and the ability to twist, turn, bend and accentuate the 3-dimensional qualities of the human figure in poses Be available to do draped, undraped, or both types of modeling Models of all genders, ages, and body types are highly encouraged to apply * Provide a friendly and professional demeanor, with a patient and respectful attitude towards others

Working Conditions: Models will work in an indoor studio setting under the supervision of the class instructor during class hours Models will be provided a short break after holding the same poses * Expected work hours are generally scheduled in 2-hour blocks


  • Experience with modeling, theater, acting, yoga, gymnastics, dancing, or other physical training that requires coordination and performance is preferred
  • Confidence in posing and holding still for extended periods of time
  • Ability to frequently remain in a stationary position (standing, sitting, lying down, etc.)
  • Must be at least 18 years old and a SUU student (at least 6 credit hours)
  • Must be punctual, consistently reliable, and fill out the required application form

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