Tuesday, July 28, 2015

OPPORTUNITIES AT STARworks in Star NC

STARworks Clay Studio Program Director

STARworks Center in Star NC is currently seeking a Clay Program Director. She/he is responsible for the overall creative and artistic direction and management of STARworks’ new (and still developing) Ceramic Artist Residency Programs.

Requirements:
• Masters degree in ceramics or a combination of education and experience
• Professional experience in artist residencies, public art programs, or public practice programs
• Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently and within a team
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Some travel required
• Available weekends and evenings

Other related duties as assigned.

Compensation: This is a full time, exempt salaried position with generous paid time off, holidays and 403(b) contribution plan. STARworks is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by August 21, 2015. Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position and contact information for at least 3 references to Nancy Gottovi, STARworks, PO Box 159, Star, NC 27356 or info@centralparknc.org.

For the the full details visit www.starworksnc.org/opportunities.html





STARworks Clay Studio Artist in Residence Program

We are currently accepting applications for residency positions of one to six months duration. The duration depends on the proposal submitted by the artist and the available studio space. Available dates start in September 2015 and run through May 2016.

The STARworks Residency is for ceramic artists who are at a crucial stage in their career and require an opportunity to experiment, refine and formalize studio practices are encouraged to apply. Residents are encouraged to use their time to push personal, professional, technical and conceptual limits.

Residents will be provided with subsidized housing, studio space and up to 500 pounds of STARworks Ceramics clay bodies each month in exchange for assistance with studio maintenance and helping with events, workshops and occasional teaching responsibilities.

Our facilities allow for large workshop spaces placed side by side, supporting a collaborative and energetic educational environment. The space allows for six or seven generous studios at one time for residents and visiting artists, serving to inspire a creative studio atmosphere and perpetuate an elevated commitment to ceramic craft and art.


More information at www.starworksnc.org/ceramics/clay-studio.html

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Clay Club tonight at John Britt Pottery near Penland


Clay Club is tonight!

Details:

When: 6 pm tonight

What: Demo-palooza!

Where: John Britt Pottery near Penland (see link below for directions)

We will have the usual potluck, so bring food to share. Clay Club is BYOB, so bring drink, too.

Directions and more details here: http://ncclayclub.blogspot.com/2015/07/july-clay-club-at-john-britt-pottery.html

See you tonight!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

July Clay Club at John Britt Pottery near Penland



July Clay Club will take place this Wednesday, July 8, at 6 pm at John Britt Pottery near Penland. (Thanks, John!)

John will be holding a demo-palooza. If you have something you'd like to demo (we're talking a short 5-10 minute demo), let John know. You can see some previous Clay Club demo-palooza demos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/johnbrittpottery/videos

John Britt Pottery is at 154 Sparks Rd, Bakersville, NC 28705. Google Maps will get you there: https://goo.gl/maps/mnIup

We'll have the usual potluck, so bring food to share. Clay Club is BYOB, so bring drink, too.

Want to do a demo or have a question? Contact John at johnbrittpottery@gmail.com or at 828-467-5020. You can also contact me at amy@amywallerpottery.com or at 828-467-1183.

See you Wednesday!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

July 8 Clay Club

Anyone in Asheville want to host Clay Club July 8, 2015??

We have had it in Mitchell County/Bakersville/Spruce Pine a lot but can't find any hosts in Asheville.

Let me or Amy know.

johnbrittpottery@gmail.com

amywallerpottery@gmail.com