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Lawrence Tuber
02-24-2015, 01:21 PM
Great opportunity for those a couple years out of school, just out of school with skills, or a journeyman looking for a situation for a few months with studio access and a paycheck.
Call for applicants, The Works Artist in Residence program.
The Works, Ohio center for History, Art and Technology located in Newark, Ohio www.attheworks.org is seeking applicants for our Artist in Residence program.
There are two residencies available; each is 13 weeks in duration.
Fall 2015: September 21, 2015 through December 19, 2015.
Spring 2016: February 1, 2016 through April 30, 2016

The focus of the residency is glass blowing. The resident artist will perform daily glass blowing demonstrations, provide glass instruction, and create items for our gift shop and commissioned work during a 5 day work week, Tuesday through Saturday along with the glass studio manager.

Applicants must be comfortable with public speaking, teaching glass blowing to beginners and explaining hot glass technique. Residents will narrate during solo glass blowing demonstrations and engage museum visitors.
The Artist in Residence is provided with a fully furnished apartment, a stipend of up to $5000.00 for the residency and use of the hot shop for personal work up to 10 hours per week.
The Resident Artist will have an exhibition during their residency to showcase their work and have an opportunity to sell during their exhibition. The sales from the exhibition are split 60/40 with The Works.

The Works hot shop has a 300 pound Stadelman furnace, one glory hole, pipe warmer, garage, one large annealer and two fusing/casting kilns. A flame working area is available as well as a 24inch horizontal grinding mill.
Recent resident Artists include:
Eric Hernandez, Phil King, Sarah Michalik, Andrew Newbold, Joanna Manousis, Josh DeWall, Shawn Everette, Dan Alexander, Sarah Vaughn and Erinn Bessler.
To Apply:
Please submit a resume or CV, 3 professional references, and five digital images of recent work including blown glass objects to lawrencetuber@attheworks.org by April 18, 2015.

Jordan Kube
02-24-2015, 07:56 PM
This sounds just like a regular ol' glass blowing job.

David Patchen
02-24-2015, 11:27 PM
This sounds just like a regular ol' glass blowing job.

And a poorly-paying one at that!

Lawrence Tuber
02-25-2015, 10:39 AM
We focus on "emerging" glass artists looking for experience and a place to make work. It's not a high production environment- It's a 30 hour work week, studio use with supplies and a nice apartment included.

Pete VanderLaan
02-25-2015, 04:32 PM
Any port in a storm? Just list it like that. All the kids are really better off being straight about it. Jordan and David are right.

Mike McCain
02-25-2015, 07:08 PM
You misspelled 'artist' in your title.