Artist
Tennessee Tech University - Cookeville, TN

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AIR will be involved in general studio maintenance, repair, and supervision of the hot and cold glass studios. The resident will work 20 hours per week in the studio. Part of the time will include scheduled monitoring of the woodshop and library. During the Craft Center's summer workshop season the resident manages the studio, ordering tools and materials for the workshops and insuring its smooth operation. Specifics of managing the studio during workshops will be discussed with the artist in residence in advance, with both the supervising faculty member and the program manager. Residents will receive directions from the program manager regarding workshop support. During the workshops the resident may be able to take part in the workshop on a space available basis, or pursue their own work while also being available for the visiting instructor.

Includes occasional teaching duties during faculty absence. Resident will periodically give appropriate class demonstrations and/or participate in class discussions, mid-term and final critiques. In exchange for compensation, the resident may also have the opportunity to teach workshops and academic classes in glass or foundations and conduct outreach demonstrations. The resident must produce a significant body of studio work while showing a high level of technical expertise and aesthetic merit. In consultation with the department head, expectations of the AIR's studio work will be reviewed after arrival.

Residence in Craft Center housing is a required condition of studio residencies. Single occupancy bedroom with private bath (whether married or single, cooking and lounge facilities are shared with other residents), individual studio space and 24 hour studio access are provided. A stipend of $1620.00 annually is provided. Also, opportunities for additional employment through workshop and outreach programs or adjunct teaching may be available.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must hold a minimum of a BFA degree and have a thorough working knowledge of glass studio operations and equipment use. Selection will consider the candidate's potential artistic and professional growth within the residency, technical skills in studio and equipment maintenance, and potential for instructional support.

Preferred Qualifications
MFA or equivalent professional experience preferred.

Salary
20 hours per week. One year appointment, August 16, 2013-August 15, 2014. The resident may be invited back for two additional years at the request of the Craft Center for a possible total of three years as a resident.

Residence in Craft Center housing is a required condition of studio residencies. Single occupancy bedroom with private bath (whether married or single, cooking and lounge facilities are shared with other residents), individual studio space and 24 hour studio access are provided. A stipend of $1620.00 annually is provided. Also, opportunities for additional employment through workshop and outreach programs or adjunct teaching may be available.

Benefits Information
Part-Time / MODFY: Benefits include the accumulation of annual and sick leave on a prorated basis equal to the percentage of employment, and thirteen (13) pro-rated University holidays. Other benefits include pro-rated retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

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