I work at a Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, which would not be a bad commute. I am not sure what the Art department looks for in terms of faculty and education, but there may be part time oppurtunities as an adjunct teacher. Certainly couldn't hurt to send in a CV/resume and make contact.
Here is a link to the SIUE site where jobs are posted: http://www.he-man.org/forums/boards/...Femployment%2F
Also welcome to the area