Monday, February 09, 2015

Summer Studio Assistantship Program Peters Valley School of Craft

Deadline: April 1, 2015 {RECEIVE}

Summer Studio Assistantships Program
Peters Valley School of Craft

Layton, NJ
Summer 2015

Peters Valley Summer Studio Assistantships are an integral part of the summer workshop program. We are looking for excited, engaged emerging artists to participate in our summer assistant program.

Each year Peters Valley selects talented and motivated people, to participate in our summer program by assisting our instructors and studio heads. The program is open to artists 20 years and older. The Studio Assistantships program is rigorous. The program requires long days in the studio and provides invaluable professional development opportunities.

There is no stipend or other financial remuneration for the program.

We are accepting applications in 7 craft media studios; blacksmithing, ceramics, fibers, fine metals, photography, special topics (glass and mixed media) and woodworking.


Knowledge of studio operations & equipment

The ability to work independently, take direction and work well with others

Good communication skills and the ability to address issues diplomatically

Enthusiasm for your craft!


Work with, and learn from, outstanding professional artists in your field

Hands-on studio experience assisting instructors, department heads & students

On-campus lodging and meals when the dining hall is open (5 days per week)

The opportunity to take one workshop in any studio tuition-free

Opportunities to sell and show your work in the Peters Valley Gallery

Access to and use of professional studio & equipment

Opportunities to test the market and sell your work at the weekly auctions

Join a supportive community of artists working in a variety of mediums that will be your professional network long after the program is over

Participate in field trips and special events

Spend the summer living in a historic house in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, where our campus is located.

Assistantships are available during the workshop season (mid-May through mid-September). Assistants may apply for the entire summer or any duration of at least one month.

Download Summer Studio Assistantship Application

Visit website for more details:

Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
Layton, NJ 07851
(973) 948-5200

Peters Valley School of Craft provides equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age or disability.