Art Students League Ceramic Studio Summer Assistantship

The Art Students League of Denver is currently offering a Ceramic studio Summer Assistantship – Part-Time Temporary Position at their ceramic studio located at 200 Grant Street.

 

 

This job is an awesome opportunity to work in a full teaching ceramic studio! The Art Students League of Denver offers classes in a variety of subjects and hosts one of the best summer markets in Denver.

Here’s additional information:

Pay Rate: $10/hour

Dates: June 5 – August 15, 2015

Location: Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant Street, Denver CO

Responsibilities: Assist the Ceramics Studio Manager and Studio Assistant with studio maintenance and kiln loading/unloading for 8 hours per week divided into two 4 hour days.

Work hours: Every Monday afternoon and one alternating Saturday and Friday morning every other week, to assist in loading and unloading kilns, studio upkeep, and other studio activities as request by supervisor.

Experience Required: Background in ceramics – minimum two years in the field at either the college level or in a studio environment. Preference will be given to a current ceramics student in a local program with related coursework or a candidate with equivalent familiarity with kiln loading as well as basic knowledge of glaze materials, firing processes, clay bodies, studio practices, etc.

The Summer Assistant will work under the supervision of the ceramics studio manager. Must be responsible, self-motivated, able to interact with people easily, able to commit to the above schedule, willing to listen to and follow instructions and be able to lift 50-75 lbs.

The assistant may use the ceramic studio during open studio time when not working, as well as have a small amount of work fired during the assistantship. Assistant must pay for clay, using clay available for purchase at ASLD.

To apply, please contact Shelley Schriber, Ceramics Studio Manager, Art Students League of Denver by email at: s.schreiber(at)asld.org

An ASLD application must be included along with 3 images of your work.

Application due by April 24, 2015.

 

We get calls often at Stone Leaf by someone with a background or strong interest in clay looking for a job. The Art Students League of Denver would be a great place to work, so we wanted to be sure to post this. ASLD did not ask or solicit us to post this. The photograph of the pots shown with this post are from Shelley Schreiber’s website and are titled “Wish Vases.”

 

Sophia