Summer Youth Apprenticeship
We are currently seeking applications for this summer, 2023
Accepted apprentices will work 30 hours per week with Sloss Metal Art's Resident Artists. Over the course of 8-weeks, they will learn basic metal casting, mold making, fabrication, welding, blacksmithing, and art exhibition preparation.
This program is intended for those currently enrolled in a high school program and local to or have accomodations in Birmingham.
All applicants must attend a mandatory casting workshop on Saturday, June 3rd from 2:00-4:00PM.
Applications due May 20th
Please submit all questions to email@example.com
Applications are currently closed.
Sloss Metal Arts offers 1-year and 3-year, full-time, positions in Birmingham, AL, working in the historic iron foundry.
Resident Artists are the lifeblood of the Sloss Metal Arts program. They perform all foundry related tasks as well as fabrication, maintenance, & education. They work closely with the Foundry Manager to meet Sloss Metal Arts' mission through compelling artistic programming, visionary strategic planning, and sound operational management. Ideal candidates will be experienced in a variety of foundry processes, actively creating and exhibiting artwork, and have completed a related
academic degree. Resident Artists are expected to work approximately 30 hrs/week for Sloss Metal Arts and 10 hrs/week on their personal practice.
Resident Artists are provided with a livable salary, insurance, materials stipend, and studio space in our historic foundry.
Call for Visiting Artists in Residence
We are currently seeking applications for Fall Visiting Artists!
Sloss Furnaces Foundation is excited to host two, 6-week, Visiting Artist Residencies!
This program is designed for emerging and mid-career artists interested in developing their studio practice and honing technical skills. Visiting Artists will be provided with a furnished apartment near Sloss Furnaces, all casting materials, and access to our sculpture facilities in Sloss' historic casting shed.
Our Summer Visiting Artist Residency will take place May 9th-June 23rd, 2023.
Summer applications are currently closed.
The Fall Visiting Artist Residence will take place October 2nd-November 17th, 2023.
Fall Applications are due Friday, August 25th.
To apply, please submit a single PDF including: the application form (below), resume/CV, artist statement, digital portfolio with 10 images, a letter of intent, and 2 reference contacts to firstname.lastname@example.org.