Opportunities at First City Art Center offer the chance to become an integral part of our work as a unique organization dedicated to community-minded arts and culture.
FCAC currently has opportunities available for the following:
***Part-time Glass Studio Manager position ***
Applications must be received by: Sat. March 3, 2018.
We are currently accepting applications for a part-time Glass Studio Manager, responsible for organizing and maintaining a safe, efficient, and positive studio environment for renters and students. FCAC’s facility includes a hot and cold shop, flame shop, kilns, and a mobile glassblowing studio. The successful applicant will be knowledgeable in safely operating and maintaining the equipment in all listed areas.
Among the duties expected of the Glass Studio Manager are the proper operation and maintenance of all equipment in the hot shop, cold shop, kiln area, flame-working studio, and mobile studio; keeping the facility clean, safe, and organized, while effectively communicating with studio renters, teachers, guild members, and students; assisting with special events, rentals, and exhibition openings; and working as a liaison with the teaching staff. The Glass Studio Manager can also assist the Glass Fellow with mobile studio outreach and other glass programs as needed. The applicant should be able to start the position by April 1, 2018.
Glass Arts Fellowship
This residency is for artists looking for opportunities for professional development in their body of work, or in the area of arts education and community outreach. Ideal for recent graduates, faculty on sabbatical or professionals who wish to branch out from the traditional studio experience to gain a new perspective. This residency offers a 2 year focused incubation in a community studio environment. Great attitude, communication, collaborative spirit and self-motivation are essential. Must have a strong service ethic and desire to create educational programs that will sustain into the future.
Youth Art Program Instructor / Creatisphere Summer Camp
First City Art Center is accepting applications!
Arts Education Internship
The Arts Education Intern will gain experience working at a nonprofit art center under the direction of FCAC staff. The intern will assist with program planning, implementation of curriculum, and daily operations of the organization. The position may be tailored depending on the applicant’s major, experience, career interests, and skills. The Arts Education Internship provides an invaluable opportunity to explore career possibilities within the art field.
Post-BFA Glass Internship
The internship provides professional experience in an active, public-access studio. Working under the supervision of the Glass Arts Fellow, the intern gains an in-depth understanding of maintenance and operation of a variety of glass-working equipment, assisting in programming and working with glass makers of all levels. Interns can expect to work up to 20 hours per week and should expect to lift up to 50 pounds in their regular duties. Internship terms run from January 1-June 30, July 1-December 31.