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The LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska is currently accepting applications for 2019-2020 year long residencies in all media. The deadline is April 4th, 2019 for residencies beginning August of 2019. A strong desire to teach is required. Artists with more than one area of expertise and an MFA are preferred. This residency can be extended an additional year if both the LUX and the artist agree. 

All residents receive free studio space (shared or private depending on medium and space available) and 24-hour access and use of equipment in the studio area to which they applied. Ceramics residents have access to regularly stocked clay and glaze materials and use of kilns in exchange for studio maintenance duties. All residents can buy materials from the LUX at cost.

Residents have priority for paid, on-site teaching opportunities including community art classes for youth and adults.

Residents receive an $80 a month stipend that is intended to help purchase art supplies.

All residents are offered general representation in the sales gallery for the duration of their residency. Residents who have a year or longer residency are also offered an exhibition at the LUX Center.  

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The School of Art in the Herberger Institute of Art and Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire a Ceramics Instructor for a full-time one year appointment beginning August 2019.

The School of Art seeks a Ceramics Instructor to teach in a stimulating and challenging environment for undergraduate and graduate students’ artistic and intellectual growth. The ideal candidate will have a sustained art practice engaged with contemporary ceramics. Responsibilities include teaching a range of courses at the undergraduate level with participation in graduate level critiques.  

For information about the School of Art, visit

Instructions to Apply:

All applications must be submitted electronically via

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is March 1, 2019.

The Artistic Director of Ceramics provides professional leadership, artistic expertise and institutional support to the Ceramics Program and have additional experience in Sculpture and Wood / Furniture Design. The Artistic Director will be current in digital fabrication technologies and will coordinate the Ranch “FabLab”. The Artistic Director is a practicing artist with a national and international exhibition record who has direct involvement in the Ranch community as an artist, teacher and administrator. As part of the Artistic Director team, representing the major disciplines offered by the Ranch, the individual collaborates as a team member; envisioning and implementing the organization’s strategic goals and objectives. The position requires a strong professional network to enhance the level of programming in his/her practice area.

The Artistic Director develops curriculum and invites guest faculty to teach; supervises Studio Coordinators, workshop instructors and interns; works with administrative staff on course development, promotion, student recruitment, program marketing and assessment as well as teaches workshops on a periodic basis. The Artistic Director participates in the Artist-In-Residence Program by conducting the initial review of applications, supporting jury selection, participating in residency functions and acting as a mentor to residents. This full-time, year-round position reports to the Director of Artistic Programs.

Full position and application procedures will be found at this link 

Arts/Industry Pottery Assistant: Full Time

ABOUT: The Arts/Industry residency program is one of the most unusual ongoing collaborations between art and industry in the United States, it is conceived and administered by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and hosted by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wisconsin. Since its founding  in 1974, Arts/Industry has given over 500 artists-in-residence the opportunity to work at the Kohler Co. factory in the Pottery or Foundry.

QUALIFICATIONS: MFA desirable with emphasis in ceramics or sculpture, two to three years’ experience with technical requirements specific to area, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Technical requirements for the Pottery Assistant include slip-casting, model-making, and mold-making skills. Experience with plaster, clay, and glaze technology and formulation, and firing procedures is essential.

BASIC FUNCTION: The Pottery Assistant’s primary responsibilities are assisting with all aspects of JMKAC’s artist designed washroom production at the Kohler Co. factory. Washrooms will be installed at our new building, the Art Preserve, opening in August 2020. The assistant position’s focus is on facility, process, and material instruction; and maintaining studio facilities, equipment, tools, and materials under the direction of the Pottery Studio Technician.

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Send cover letter, résumé, references, and work samples to:

John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Human Resources Manager
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081
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Lillstreet Art Center is a large community of artists and students working side-by-side in a friendly environment which encourages and inspires artistic growth in the individual. Lillstreet Art Center supports the arts through our educational programming, artist residencies, gallery exhibitions and retail sales opportunities, studio rentals and arts-based professional development.

Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Ceramics Department. We are specifically looking for those that can teach either one or more of the following subjects:

-First-Time and Beginning Wheelthrowing
-Figurative Sculpture

-Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as working artist.
-At least two years previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.
-Positive, professional and motivational.
-Excellent people skills.
-Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities.

We need from you:
-Cover letter
-8-10 image portfolio of personal work
-Teaching philosophy
-3 references (both personal and professional)
-Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

Please send all information to
with the subject line “Ceramics Instructor application”

Creating > Sharing > Inspiring


Contemplate, explore, and expound upon the subject you love. Bring your enthusiasm to life as an instructor at Harper College, where your work can have its greatest impact upon individuals from a wide variety of cultures. Feel the elation, as our students take your desire for excellence and make it their own.

We welcome you to inspire others, contribute to your profession, and enjoy the complete educational experience, collegial setting, and advanced technological resources of Harper. Teach more than your discipline. Teach your passion.


Harper College seeks a dynamic instructor of art for a full-time tenure-track position. Teaching experience should include hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing at multiple levels, and expertise in firing gas and electric kilns, including raku. Additional responsibilities include maintenance and supervision of the ceramics studio and program, including managing the budget, material ordering and inventory of studio materials, equipment maintenance, and overseeing risk management and safety procedures. This position assists with the hiring, training, and overseeing of lab technicians and student aides. The successful candidate will also work cooperatively with non-credit programming at the college.

The Art Department is composed of six full-time faculty who teach foundation courses, painting, sculpture, ceramics, digital photography, printmaking, figure drawing, art history, art appreciation, and film appreciation. Our facilities include a ceramics studio with multiple kilns, a sculpture area with wood and metal studios, printmaking facilities, and Mac lab.

We are looking for candidates who are committed to teaching art within the community college environment and maintain a safe and thriving ceramic studio program.


  • A Master’s of Fine Arts degree is required.
  • Two years of post-secondary teaching experience required 
  • The successful candidate should demonstrate commitment to teaching a diverse student population informed by course-level learning outcomes, and should use instructional strategies appropriate to the community college student and the discipline. 
  • Experience teaching in the community college setting while maintaining a professional studio practice and active exhibition record is desired.  
  • Strength in teaching both sculptural and functional ceramics is preferred.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, visit us at:

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.