Grinnell Chamber

Figure Model

Part time
Posted: 09/01/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


The Department of Art seeks people of all ages (18 and older) and body types to model for a figure drawing class. 
Models must be capable of holding a variety of long and short nude poses. Preference will be shown to models that are available for a variety of times. (Scheduling depends on class needs and college-sanctioned evening/weekend drawing events.) Reliability and professionalism in conduct are essential. 
Ability to hold a variety of standing and/or sitting poses for a sustained period of time, typically 20 – 30 minutes of continuous modeling time followed by 5 minute breaks for up to a total of 3 hours per session. 
Must be reliable and organized. The success of the educational environment relies upon the model arriving on time and being ready to pose as scheduled.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Background check required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience is preferred but not required.
  • New models are welcome.
  • Models without previous modeling experience but with experience in any type of dance, theater, yoga/meditation, or athletics are encouraged to apply.
  • All body types are welcome.
  • Models from all walks of life are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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