Opportunity: Ceramicist sought for school workshops by Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (Bristol Culture) is seeking to appoint a ceramic artist to facilitate an exciting opportunity linked to a forthcoming exhibition on studio pottery. We require a ceramicist to lead a minimum of five sessions in schools in the Bristol area. The school sessions will include leading handling, discussion, demonstration and practical ceramics workshops to Key Stage 2-3 students. We are looking for a ceramic artist who:

  • has demonstrable experience of working with school children, aged 7-15, and teachers on practical projects in a school or similar setting.
  • is confident leading approximately 30 children at a time in the practical production of ceramic objects.
  • can provide adequate equipment for 30 children.
  • can facilitate firing of objects and delivery to school as required.
  • is confident leading an object-handling session and discussion on studio pottery.
  • is able to produce one set of 5-6 ceramic objects, for use in school, in the style of those from the museum’s collection of studio pottery.
  • is available to deliver 5 in-school sessions (dates between September 2017 – June 2018 TBC) with flexibility to deliver a further 3 dependent on funding.

Please contact Lucy Fulton, Engagement Officer, Formal Learning, at Bristol Culture, to request a full brief which includes details of the fee and how to submit an expression of interest: lucy.fulton@bristol.gov.uk

Deadline: Friday 17 February 2017
Fee: £1,500

Source: Bristol Creatives

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