Fellowship & Opportunities

We offer many ways to become involved with UrbanGlass through fellowships, scholarships, internships, employment and volunteer opportunities, and open calls for artwork for exhibition and display in our store.  Please visit this page often for current opportunities, or subscribe to our email newsletter at the bottom of the page.

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Marketing Coordinator

UrbanGlass seeks a creative individual with top-notch writing and communication skills, a passion for art and design, a love of story-telling, and a meticulous eye for detail.

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The Bead Project

The Bead Project is a scholarship program designed for creatively inclined, economically disadvantaged women. Over the course of ten classes at the UrbanGlass studios, students learn the art of glass beadmaking, simple jewelry fabrication techniques, and the entrepreneurial skills to develop a business plan. 

Application deadline for Spring 2020: February 15, 2020

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UrbanGlass offers scholarships to support merit and need based access to our classes. Applications are accepted four times a year. Deadline for Spring Scholarships: March 15, 2020

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UrbanGlass Internships

UrbanGlass offers internships in the areas of Education, Development, and Journalism.

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Anna Riley - 2018 Studio Resident

Studio Residencies

UrbanGlass 2020 Studio Residencies will provide four artists working in glass with the opportunity to create a new body of work in our studio. 


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Doug Johnston, Visiting Designer 2018

Visiting Designer Fellowship

The UrbanGlass Visiting Designer Fellowships will provide one individual with access to our 17,000 foot glass studio over the course of approximately 6 months.


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Monica Cook - 2018 Visiting Artist

Visiting Artist Fellowships

The UrbanGlass Visiting Artist Fellowships will provide artists the opportunity to develop a new body of work exploring ideas and techniques using the medium of glass. 


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Computronium, James Corporan, 2019. 

Images by Blaine Davis.

Open Call: Window Gallery

The next open call deadline for the 2021 Window Gallery opportunity is forthcoming. 

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Guests enjoying the silent auction and cocktail party at the 2018 UrbanGlass Gala & Auction.

2020 UrbanGlass Gala & Auction Artwork Donation Agreement

Help UrbanGlass continue to provide unparalleled access to the creative possibilities of glass with your donation of artwork to the 2020 UrbanGlass Gala & Auction! 

2020 UrbanGlass Gala & Auction
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 6:00 to 11:00 PM
at UrbanGlass, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217