Summer Youth Apprenticeship
We are now accepting applications from high school students ages 16-18 for our 2022 Summer Youth Apprenticeship Program!
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.
Applications are due Friday, May 13th, 2022
All applicants must attend a mandatory casting workshop on Saturday, May 28th, 2022
This program will run from June 13th - August 5th, 2022
Please submit all questions and applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Resident Artist Applications are closed at this time.
The next call will be posted in the spring of 2023.
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 preform all foundry related tasks as well as fabrication, maintenance, & education. They work closely with the Foundry Manager to meet Sloss Metal Art's 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 30hrs/week for Sloss Metal Arts and 10hrs/week on their personal practice.
Resident Artists are provided with a livable salary, insurance, materials stipend, and studio space in our historic foundry.
Applications are currently closed
Call for Visiting Artists in Residence
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 July 18th-August 26th, 2022.
Summer applications are due Friday, May 20th.
The Fall Visiting Artist Residence will take place October 4th-November 18th, 2022.
Fall Applications are due Friday, June 24th.
To apply, please submit an application form (below), resume/CV, artist statement, digital portfolio with 10 images in a single PDF presentation, letter of intent, and 2 reference contacts to email@example.com.