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Live In Artist-In-Residence – Space Available

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Live in Artist in Residence & Caretaker position. Seeking artist applicants to rent space in a Fine Art Printmaking community and live among other artists. All artist must have Printmaking experience and currently producing Fine Art portfolios.

$200 per month, includes bedroom with shower reserved, and live in access to print studio. Our studio is equipped with a Letterpress, 2 Etching Press, Inking Stations, Screenprinting area, Workspace, 2 Washing sinks, Full Kitchen/bathroom. Live in community artist setting with shared space for other artists with 24/7 print shop access and must be responsible Keyholder to printshop.

This live-in position requires the artist to not only be producing quality art but also to care for the Facilities and encouraged to support our mission and educational opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Must have degree in Fine Art and proof of experience in Printmaking via resume
  • Must apply & be approved by Board of Directors
  • Key holder of Rubber City Prints limited to 3 month, 6 month, 12 month terms. Must choose term with application.
  • Must complete background check
  • Respectful of other printmakers in a shared space
  • Responsible, tidy & well organized

Responsibilities:

  • Daily Duties include constructive ethical care of the shop
  • Checking incoming mail
  • Helping with show install/deinstall
  • Management of potential commissions projects with opportunity to get paid (optional)
  • Instructor Opportunities with potential to be paid if class is filled with 3 or more students (optional)
  • Promotional outreach for printmaking commissions & services
  • 4 hours per week observation of open studio hours/gallery hours.
  • Management of observed quiet hours 12pm-8 am

Please send resume, cover letter explaining your current Printmaking experience, and 5 photos of your current fine art prints.

*Open to all fine majors & mediums but must have Printmaking experience to apply

3 month, 6 months, 12 month rental options.

ARTISTS ONLY! SERIOUS ARTISTS PLEASE APPLY.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY IN AKRON TO MAKE A STRONG PORTFOLIO!

Questions please contact:
Krista Rickert
Director of Rubber City Prints
Krista.rcp@gmail.com
330-269-9837 text/call Google voice phone.

 

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