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Resident Artists

Applications are currently closed. 

For your reference, the information from our most recent call is included below.


Sloss Metal Arts offers 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 and Operations Manager to meet Sloss Metal Arts' mission through compelling artistic programming and visionary strategic planning. 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 work space in our historic foundry. 

When applications are open, they can be submitted via the Application form that will be listed below. The application form requires your name, email, 3 references, and a single PDF including your cover letter, artist statement, resume/CV, and no more than 10 work examples (group work must be notated as such specifying what you contributed). Alternativly, you may email the application materials (PDF files) to with the subject line "Resident Artist Application".

Applications are currently closed.

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