AVC: Studio Model (S9970X)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Studio Models are male and female models that pose nude for the Art and Visual Culture academic drawing and painting sessions. Model is responsible for striking and holding a variety of poses including, but not necessarily limited to standing, sitting, and reclining, with or without input from participating artists. Poses are nude.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Modeling sessions typically function as follows:
1. Quick poses
Three to five minute poses stressing action, torsion, extension of limbs, and other difficult body positions.
2. Short Poses
Ten to fifteen minute poses similar to above, but less strenuous to hold.
3. Long poses
Ninety minute or longer poses (with breaks), often stressing contraposto, multiple planes, dramatic gesture.

The Basics

Department: Art and Visual Culture
Supervisor: Alexandra Hood
Office Location: Olin Center, Room 205
Email: ahood2@bates.edu
Pay Grade: X
Hours: 3-4 hours per week
Workers: 3

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


The Studio Model Monitor must be comfortable nude and extremely time sensitive and reliable.


Students work directly with Student Monitors or academic professors during figure drawing sessions and reports to the Olin Arts Center Operations Supervisor


Environment: Olin Studios Travel Requirements: On campus errands