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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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Studio Residencies

Exemplifying the spirit of UrbanGlass' mission, the residency fosters experimentation and advances the critical understanding of glass as a creative medium.

Deadline: Tuesday, September 6th by 11:59pm est

Hiring

Communications Manager

UrbanGlass seeks a creative communicator with a passion for art and design, a love of story-telling, and a meticulous eye for detail. The Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing an overall communication and outreach strategy that raises awareness of the organization, its projects, programs, and events.

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Scholarships

UrbanGlass offers scholarships to support merit and need based access to our classes.

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The Bead Project

The Bead Project is a scholarship program designed for creatively inclined women (including ciswomen, transwomen, and femme-identified non-binary folks). 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. The Bead Project offers students a transformative experience, new tools for self-expression, and the skills to turn glass beadmaking into a supplemental form of income, while becoming a part of a dynamic creative community.

Apply by January 15th for the Spring 2023 Semester 

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Studio Futures: The UrbanGlass Scholarship Fund

Studio Futures: The UrbanGlass Scholarship Fund aims to foster diverse voices in the field of glass art. The fund supports full scholarships for BIPOC identifying students ages 15-24 who want to learn glassmaking processes and build skills to use in their art practice moving forward. Recipients will explore glass techniques of their choice through classes and individual studio time. The scholarship program will run from September 2022 - August 2023.

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​2022 Visiting Artist and Designer Fellowship

The UrbanGlass Visiting Artist and Designer Fellowship provides four artists or designers the opportunity to develop a new body of work using the medium of glass. To explore the use and appreciation of glass as a creative medium, fellows will have access to the UrbanGlass studios, technical support and instruction, as well as a budget to cover material costs.

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Art Center Associates (flexible)

UrbanGlass is seeking a part time assistant in the Agnes Varis Art Center (AVAC) to help maintain and support our programming in this storefront and gallery space. AVAC is seeking individuals with flexibility to help cover shifts.