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Peters Valley School of Craft Summer Studio Assistantship Program

October 1, 2014


Peters Valley Summer Studio Assistants are an integral part of the summer workshop program. We are looking for excited, engaged emerging artists to participate in our summer assistantship program. Each year Peters Valley selects talented and motivated people, to participate in our summer program by assisting our instructors and studio heads. The program is open to artists 20 years and older.


The Studio Assistantship is rigorous. The program requires long days in the studio and provides invaluable professional development opportunities. There is no stipend or other financial remuneration for the program. We are accepting applications in 7 craft media studios; blacksmithing, ceramics, fibers, fine metals, photography, special topics (glass and mixed media) and woodworking.

Work with, and learn from, outstanding professional artists in your field, get hands-on studio experience assisting instructors, department heads & students. On-campus lodging and meals when the dining hall is open (5 days per week). The opportunity to take one workshop in any studio tuition-free
Opportunities to sell and show your work in the Peters Valley Gallery. Access to and use of professional studio & equipment. Opportunities to test the market and sell your work at the weekly auctions. Join a supportive community of artists working in a variety of mediums that will be your professional network long after the program is over. Participate in field trips and special events. Spend the summer living in a historic house in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, where our campus is located.


Summer 2017– Application Deadline: March 15, 2017


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