Art Bikers, Season 13, has begun!

Art Bikers, Summer 2019! We are thrilled to share a photo of our Season 13 Art Bikers crew! From Left to Right: Art Bikers Coordinator Undine, Salma, Eric, Sorrel, and (kneeling) Devon! The Art Bikers studio is located at Wonder’neath, 2891 Isleville Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3X6. Call or email at: 902-454-6860, artbikers@gmail.com

Art Bikers, Summer 2019! We are thrilled to share a photo of our Season 13 Art Bikers crew! From Left to Right: Art Bikers Coordinator Undine, Salma, Eric, Sorrel, and (kneeling) Devon! The Art Bikers studio is located at Wonder’neath, 2891 Isleville Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3X6. Call or email at: 902-454-6860, artbikers@gmail.com

Art Bikers Summer 2019 Positions - APPLY NOW!

Be part of the 4Cs Foundation Legacy Program! We are hiring an Art Bikers coordinator, a lead Art Biker, and two Art Bikers… please scroll all the way down for detailed information. (Please highlight the ways your skillset relates to art making, bike experience, and working with children!)

Art Bikers - 2 positions @ $16/h

JOB CALL 2019: Art Bikers – Outreach Community Art Facilitator, Wonder’neath Art Society

Terms: Full-time term positions starting May 21, 2019 - August 24, 2019 (35 hours/week @ $16.00/h) DEADLINE for applications is Friday, April 26, 2019

Travelling by bicycle and trailer to green spaces throughout HRM, Art Bikers engage children, youth and others in free community art activities at a neighbourhood level.

Wonder’neath is a charitable artist-run organization that encourages and promotes art as a tool for expression, connection and social transformation by bringing professional artists and local residents together in dynamic, creative explorations.

Art Biker Qualifications:

  • strong visual arts, craft or theatre skills

  • experience engaging children, newcomers, and seniors

  • highly creative, innovative and flexible

  • experienced urban cyclist with a hybrid road bike in good working condition and a high level of comfort biking in traffic

  • strong legs and ability to pull heavy trailers in all weather

  • strong collaboration skills as part of a team

  • available for the entire season from May 21st - August 24th

  • able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

    Ideal Art Biker Candidates:

  • have an open personality and are interested in meeting people

  • have a playful spirit, abundant energy and creative skills

  • have facilitation experience with children/youth/folks across cultures

  • are comfortable working in multiple settings: outdoors in all weather conditions and in a mixed use studio

  • have knowledge of bicycle repair/maintenance

  • speak a second language

  • have an interest in community arts and engagement

  • punctual and reliable

    How to Apply: Please send your current resume and a cover letter, including three references and their contact information in a single PDF to artbikers@gmail.com Late applications will not be considered.If you have a website of your artwork, please include the link

DEADLINE for applications is April 26, 2019.

We are looking to fill two positions. Please note, to be eligible for this position candidates must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment

  • one position will require candidate to be a returning student

Wonder’neath Art Society is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity and contributing to a diverse workforce.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply and self-identify. If you require an accommodation, we will confidentially address your needs.

Send questions to by email to artbikers@gmail.com

Information about the Art Bikers program can be found on our website: www.wonderneath.com/art-bikers and by reading the Art Bikers blog www.artbikers.ca


Lead Art Biker - 1 position, $18/h

JOB CALL 2019: Art Bikers Program Lead Art Biker, Wonder’neath Art Society

Terms: Full-time term positions starting May 14, 2019- August 24, 2019 (35 hours/week @ $18.00/h) DEADLINE for applications is Friday, April 26, 2019

Travelling by bicycle and trailer to green spaces throughout HRM,  Art Bikers engage children, youth and others in free community art activities at a neighbourhood level.

Wonder’neath is a charitable artist-run organization that encourages and promotes art as a tool for expression, connection and social transformation by bringing professional artists and local residents together in dynamic, creative explorations.

Lead Art Biker Qualifications:

  • experience designing and delivering programming in a community arts setting

  • experience with anti-oppression frameworks

  • familiarity and experience in conflict resolution and problem solving

  • proven team leadership

  • strong visual arts, craft or theatre skills

  • facilitation experience engaging children, youth, newcomers, and seniors across cultures

  • highly creative, innovative and flexible

  • experienced urban cyclist with a hybrid road bike in good working condition and a high level of comfort biking in traffic

  • strong legs and ability to pull heavy trailers in all weather

  • strong collaboration skills as part of a team

  • available for the entire season from May 14th - August 24th

  • able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

Ideal Lead Art Biker Candidate:

  • has an interest in community arts and engagement

  • has strong organizational skills

  • ability to lead by example and give instructions to team members

  • has art teaching or facilitation experience and is able to lead hands-on art making demos and support skill building

  • has an open personality and is interested in meeting people

  • has a playful spirit, abundant energy and creative skills

  • is comfortable working in multiple settings: outdoors in all weather conditions and in a mixed use studio

  • has knowledge of bicycle repair/maintenance

  • speaks a second language

  • is punctual and reliable

How to Apply: Please send your current resume and a cover letter, including three references and their contact information in a single PDF to artbikers@gmail.com Late applications will not be considered.If you have a website of your artwork, please include the link. DEADLINE for applications is April 26, 2019.

Wonder’neath Art Society is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity and contributing to a diverse workforce.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply and self-identify. If you require an accommodation, we will confidentially address your needs.

Send questions to by email to artbikers@gmail.com

Information about  the Art Bikers program can be found on our website: www.wonderneath.com/art-bikers and by reading the Art Bikers blog www.artbikers.ca


Art Bikers Coordinator, 1 position, $21/h

JOB CALL 2019: Art Bikers Program Coordinator, Wonder’neath Art Society

Terms: Full-time term positions starting May 8, 2019 - August 28, 2019 (35 hours/week @ $21.00/h) DEADLINE for applications is Thursday, April 25, 2019

Travelling by bicycle and trailer to green spaces throughout HRM, Art Bikers engage children, youth and others in free community art activities at a neighbourhood level.

Wonder’neath is a charitable artist-run organization that encourages and promotes art as a tool for expression, connection and social transformation by bringing professional artists and local residents together in dynamic, creative explorations.

Art Bikers Program Coordinator Qualifications:

  • experience and passion designing and delivering programming in a community arts setting

  • proven team leadership and strong collaboration skills

  • experience with anti-oppression frameworks

  • familiarity and experience in conflict resolution and problem solving

  • experience in scheduling, evaluating, and offering constructive feedback of staff performance

  • experience in designing overall programming schedule and managing logistics

  • excellent written and oral communication skills

  • experience with promotion through social media/websites, postering

  • excellence in program documentation, and record keeping

  • strong visual arts, craft or theatre skills

  • facilitation experience engaging children, youth, newcomers, and seniors across cultures

  • highly creative, innovative and flexible

  • experienced urban cyclist with a hybrid road bike in good working condition and a high level of comfort biking in traffic  and cycling in all weather

  • available for the entire season from May 8th - August 28th

  • able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings


  • Ideal Art Bikers Program Coordinator Candidate:

  • has strong interest in community arts and engagement with demonstrated experience and has an understanding of the goals of the Art Bikers program

  • has strong organizational skills, prioritizes workplace safety, and is accountable and reliable

  • has ability to lead by example, set positive tone, and direct and collaborate with team members

  • has art teaching or facilitation experience and is able to lead hands-on art making demos and support skill building

  • has an open personality and is interested in meeting people

  • has a playful spirit, abundant energy and creative skills

  • is comfortable working in multiple settings: outdoors in all weather conditions and in a mixed use studio

  • has knowledge of bicycle repair/maintenance

  • speaks a second language

  • has experience working within a budget

  • has research skills

How to Apply: Please send your current resume and a cover letter, including three references and their contact information in a single PDF to artbikers@gmail.com Late applications will not be considered.If you have a website of your artwork, please include the link  DEADLINE for applications is April 25, 2019.

Wonder’neath Art Society is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity and contributing to a diverse workforce.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply and self-identify. If you require an accommodation, we will confidentially address your needs.

Send questions to by email to artbikers@gmail.com

Information about  the Art Bikers program can be found on our website: www.wonderneath.com/art-bikers and by reading the Art Bikers blog www.artbikers.ca


Comments from Participants in 2018:

“Please pass on our appreciation for the time, energy, and love that [Art Bikers] put into things in Fairview this year. It was so great to have them as part of our garden activities again this year!”

- Heather Asbil, ISANS at Glen Garden

“This is so spontaneous and fun!” 

- Parent, Participant at Ardmore Park

“I’m really grateful that you guys come because I don’t have anything else to do.”

- Youth participant, The Green

“You are the nicest people I’ve ever met!” 

- Adult encountered during a water break/rest on a long ride

“I want to be here everyday if you’re around.”

 - Youth participant, at The Green


“That was really fun. We should check out their Facebook page so we can go to another one!”

- Family from Bike Week, at the Commons

“[This was] the most peaceful day of my life.” 

- Youth participant, at The Green (after Wrapping bamboo sticks with yarn to bring colour and magic to their special meeting spot in the woods)

“Art is my favourite subject in school. And you’re a 10/10!”

 - Bobby, Youth Participant at The Green“This is the best day of my life!” - Eli, Youth Participant at Ardmore Park

Thank you to all the participants, supporters, and community organizations that worked with Art Bikers during the summer! We were thrilled to reunite with families and return to magical gardens and green spaces throughout the city! We were also delighted to meet new faces and make art together throughout the hot summer months! Thank you all! As we wrap up this summer's program, we welcome your ideas, photos and feedback year round!

Thank you to all the participants, supporters, and community organizations that worked with Art Bikers during the summer! We were thrilled to reunite with families and return to magical gardens and green spaces throughout the city! We were also delighted to meet new faces and make art together throughout the hot summer months! Thank you all! As we wrap up this summer's program, we welcome your ideas, photos and feedback year round!

During the Summer of 2017, Wonder'neath partnered with 4Cs Foundation to deliver Art Bikers - a program in its 11th season.  Find out more about Art Bikers and the history of this program here.

Summer 2018: We are delighted to announce that we have an agreement with 4Cs Foundation to deliver Art Bikers this summer! Heather Wilkinson and Melissa Marr will be the coordinators and are looking forward to working in communities all around Halifax and surrounding communities with an incredible team of artists.  

The 2018 Art Bikers: (left to right) Eric, Devon, Imogen and Jessica!

The 2018 Art Bikers: (left to right) Eric, Devon, Imogen and Jessica!

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Art Bikers, Summer 2017: check in with early participants

Art Bikers. Summer 2017: Africville Reunion: cyanotype printing

Art Bikers. Summer 2017: Africville Reunion: cyanotype printing

Art Bikers, Summer 2017: music in the shade

Art Bikers, Summer 2017: music in the shade

Art Bikers Summer

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