Announcing Peters Valley Artist Fellowship Opportunities for 2012
Peters Valley Craft Center is pleased to announce four new artist fellowships for the 2012 workshop season. The fellowships are available to one individual for each of the following studios: woodworking, fine metals, fiber and special topics.This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced energetic artist with great people skills and strong working knowledge of a fine craft studio. Ideally the fellowship candidate will be available from April 10- through December but must be available from May 4th-September 16th. They must be on campus for all workshops in their studio.
A stipend of $3,000, shared housing, and meals served at the PV kitchen during the workshop season (average of 5 days per week) will be provided. Fellows will have the use of the studio space and equipment for making their own work (subject at all times to the requirements of the workshops). They will have the opportunity to work with some of the nation's most prominent artists in their fields. There are also opportunities to exhibit and sell work at the Peters Valley Store and Gallery and to participate in the annual craft fair.
Responsibilities include: assisting and accommodating visiting instructors and students, managing the studio classroom, studio preparation, including clean up and tool maintenance, ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies, maintaining safety standards and managing a summer studio assistant. Artist fellows are expected to assist in development of the curriculum for the following season.
Due to the rural nature of the campus and surrounding area, artist fellows must have a car.
Application requirements: Should have BFA degree (MFA or commensurate experience preferred), letter of intent, resume, 5-10 digital images of recent work and 2 letters of professional recommendation. The letter of intent should describe the applicant's objectives for the program. Applicants must also be available for interviews either by phone or in person the week of March 12-15.