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The Lyme Academy of Fine Arts is continuously expanding its mission to empower a new generation of artists in our unique learning environment, located along the Connecticut River and in the heart of the celebrated Lyme Art Colony. As such, we are currently seeking exemplary candidates to fill a range of roles, as listed on this page.

Managing Director

The Lyme Academy of Fine Arts has launched a national search for a Managing Director to oversee the Academy’s finances, facilities, and operations on its historic 9-acre campus in Old Lyme, CT. The Academy expects to begin reviewing applications for this position in October, with a hire in late fall 2022.

The search will be led by Laura Hansen, Senior Search Consultant for DRG Talent Consulting, a national search and talent management firm serving nonprofits, schools, foundations, and social impact corporations.

Those interested in learning more about the position, or who wish to apply, are invited to visit the DRG website (drgtalent.com) or to contact Laura directly at lhansen@drgtalent.com.

Position Listing on DRG Talent website

Learn more about the Academy’s administrative transition here.

Figure and Portrait Models

We are currently recruiting portrait and nude full-figure models for our academic programs and community Open Drawing sessions.

We are looking for models of all ages, gender and non-binary identifications, and body types for our morning, afternoon, and evening studio sessions. $25/hour, beginning October 2022.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

To view our model policies, click here

New to modeling? Click here to view our helpful tips 

To submit an application inquiry click here