Wiseman Studio is a busy multi-faceted artist studio located in Frogtown. Working across bronze, ceramic, and other various mediums, the studio creates intricate site-specific installations, furniture, lighting fixtures, and objects. The studio is looking to expand its small team of dedicated team of artisans and artists.
Make plaster molds for production slip casting
Load and fire kilns (electric)
Keep track of ceramic needs for multiple projects simultaneously and make sure work is complete on time for project deadlines
Cut and alter slip cast forms after de-molding
Assist with developing new forms
Assist with creating other non-ceramic work, which can include glass enamel, rubber mold making, working with waxes for lost-wax bronze casting, and other fabrication methods.
1-2 years of experience working in an artist’s studio, gallery, museum, arts nonprofit, etc.
Mold making experience is a must
Experience slip casting and hand building
Experience working in a production setting (ceramics or otherwise) a huge plus
Any experience working with 3D printers, CNC routers, and 3D software a plus but not critical
Electric kiln maintenance experience a plus
Strong attention to detail with a keen eye for quality
Able to work swiftly while maintaining a high level of craftsmanship
Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities, capable of reprioritizing on a moment’s notice
Able to think ahead and anticipate needs
Be a team player
Must love dogs
Positive, good sense of humor
Full time position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Trial period of 90 days.
Studio hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm
Please submit cover letter and resume to Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject line: Ceramic Assistant and your name.
Please include 3-5 examples of your work, work you have helped fabricate for someone else, or other images that show your skills.
No calls please.