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Open call to artists looking for a place to work in clay in the Ft Lauderdale/Miami area. We are an open studio with wheel and hand building supplies in Hallandale Florida. We also have pottery classes. We do mostly low fire and we have Raku firings about twice a month. Please call (954-455-3099) or visit our website at www.fireandmud.com if you ahve any questions.

Small, but growing craft studio seeks someone to assist in production of whimsical wire and glass ornaments for established wholesale market. Helpful attributes include: artistic eye, attention to detail, flexibility, desire to learn new things, sense of humor, positive attitude. 10-15 hours per week. $7.00/hour. Please, no pet allergies - we have studio critters - Call Maria at 813-231-0584 at Lost Marbles & Other Found Objects or send email to [email protected]

A Call For Craft Artists........
Sistarz...... We are a New Art Gallery looking for artists who are interested in having their work displayed (variety of mediums welcomed) We are located in Matlacha, on Pine Island Florida. All work is accepted on a commissioned basis only.If you are interested.......... Please contact : Kathy (941) 772-0280 Click here: sistarz.com Mail a short bio and several slides or photo's To: Sistarz Art Gallery C/O KLynch P.O. Box 152147 Cape Coral, Fl 33915-2147

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Asian Artists
Who, in your humble opinion, are the best Asian artists, ceramic and other, living and working in the U.S. today? Where are they and how can one see their work?

Temporary Visiting Artsit Teaching/Tech. Residency Position - FAU; Boca Raton
The FAU Ceramics Department has a position for a temporary Visiting Artist Residency for one academic year; Aug. 14, 2000 - May, 11, 2001. This position was just approved last week. Handbuilders/Ceramic Sculptors, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. Qualified ceramic artist must have a MFA in Ceramics. Teaching experience college/university level preferred. Resident expected to teach one to two Handbuilding courses. Salary: $20,000.00 with private studio space in auxillary ceramic area; some clay and glaze materials for the academic year as well as access to equipment and kilns. Person hired expected to help maintain shop equipment, help order materials as needed, perform spot inventory, assist in supervision of Graduate TA/GA's (the Ceramics Dept. has a newly established Graduate MFA program), help load and fire occasional kilns, instruct students in appropriate use of equipment and aid in the general running and supervision of the Ceramics facility. Interested and qualified persons, please send a resume, artist statement, 2 letters of recommendation &/or list of references with phone numbers or e-mail addresses, 20 slides of current work in plastic slide sheet and SASE. A/D: June 23, 2000 or until position filled. Send to: Angela DiCosola, Assoc. Professor of Art, Department of Art, The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431. For further information on the position as well as FAU, the Art Deaprtment and the Ceramic program and facilities; please contact the Art Dept. at (561)297-3870 or Angela DiCosola at [email protected]. Florida Atlantic University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wearable Art
Maitland Art Center in Maitland, Florida has the most wonderful wearable art by Ruth Funk on exhibit until October 29. Mrs. Funk will also conduct a luncheon/fashion show of her clothing designs in the Spring of 2001 at the Maitland Art Center.

Fashion, Fun & Fantasy: Creative Garments By Ruth Funk is a must see for anyone interested in fiber and wearable art. For more information call 407.539.2181.

Paper artists
Recently moved to Gainesville from NC. Are there any paper artists nearby?

Web page
I was wondering why there is no catagory for jewelry in the list on the browse the gallery page