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Position Description

Looking for an opportunity to build your portfolio? Broadway Clay is an educational studio and gallery nestled in the heart of historic downtown Frankfort, KY. The studio is offering an emerging artist the experience of living above a pottery studio for one year. The artist will learn from experts in the field and strengthen their skills in throwing, teaching, studio maintenance, and glaze chemistry. 

 

Terms:

  • 12 hours of studio work per week and the flexibility to be scheduled to teach classes. 

  • Studio tasks include:

    • Loading and unloading kilns. 

    • Working the point of sales at the gallery.

    • Promoting the studio on social media.

    • Instructing private wheel throwing lessons and bisque painting. 

 

Revenue opportunities:

  • Space in the gallery to sell your work 

  • Paid teaching opportunities

  • Paid time above the 12 hours/week of required studio work 

 

Benefits:

  • Studio membership: recycled clay, firing, and house glazes 

  • Discounted commercial supplies and clay 

  • Beautiful furnished apartment in downtown Frankfort and plenty of space for studio work 

  • Networking and professional development 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts specializing in ceramics

    • Experience can be a substitute 

  • Wheel throwing skills 

  • Hand-building skills

  • Ability to teach all ages 

  • Social media experience 

  • Sculpture skills are a plus

 

Starts on August 1 and runs through July 31.  

Applications are due April 15. 

 

Submit resume, cover letter, and five images of personal work to BroadwayClayStudio@gmail.com 

 

Location: 223 West Broadway, Frankfort, KY 40601

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