6-13-12

Transylvania University

Position  Post-graduate Studio Assistant in Art
Requirements  Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in studio art or equivalent experience in studio management and must intend to develop a career in the visual arts. The assistant must plan to work with all art faculty members in the program’s studio areas with special emphasis in ceramics. The position will provide pre-professional training in materials and processes as well as in studio management.
Responsibilities  Duties will include, but will not be limited to: 1.Preparation, organization and maintenance in ceramic, sculpture, printmaking, and painting studios 2.Maintenance of the Art Building shop facilities and material storage 3.Supervision and training of work-study students 4.Order, receive, and (frequently) pick up materials and supplies for the studio art program 5.Loading, unloading, and regularly firing kilns in the ceramic studio 6.Assisting faculty in general and specific ways 7.(Occasional) heavy lifting 8.Maintaining an open studio 9.Developing new work and exhibiting in the Shearer Student Art Gallery in the Spring
Contact: Wei Lin
Lexington, KY 40508
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Other Information The Studio Assistant will receive $5,000 over the course of the 9-month academic year, and will have a private studio space. Additionally, regular general use classroom-specific materials and tools will be available to the assistant. Although the sche 
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