live in artist-in-residency opportunity

Rubber City Prints, Inc.

Akron’s Educational Fine Art Printshop

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 be working in any fine art printmaking medium.

You will have a private bedroom with a reserved shower and 24/7 access to print studio. Our studio is equipped with a letterpress, 2 etching presses, inking stations, screenprinting area, clean work-space area, 2 washing sinks, full kitchen and bathroom. Must be a responsible key holder to the printshop.

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

Requirements

Must have a Fine Art degree and/or 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

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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 12-8 am

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

*Open to all fine art 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

[email protected]

330-269-9837 text/call Google voice phone.

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