John Bryan Community Pottery
The ideal Miller Fellow should have enthusiasm for the arts and learning various aspects of the craft of pottery,
including but not limited to, various firing techniques, studio maintenance and safety, and how an art studio operates.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work with people in a cooperative environment are essential.
The first quarter is about building a good understanding of how the studio works and getting to know the people.
Studio, Kilns and Maintenance:
- Monitor the cleanliness and orderliness of the studio and kiln yard
- Assist in maintaining wood supply for wood stove and wood kiln
- Assist Studio Manager with loading and firing electric, gas and wood kilns
- Assist with class/workshop prep
- Assist with social media updates
- Coordinate with Studio Operations Manager in the participation for local area art shows and exhibits – i.e.
Street Fairs, Art on the Lawn, Artists Studio Tours, Annual Holiday Sale and other events as opportunities occur
- Foster a cooperative environment among studio potters, students and teachers
- Network with local potters and the arts community
- Distribute marketing materials and help promote studio events
As skills and knowledge improve:
- Assist with open studio time
- Explore other grant opportunities for the studio
Mission of John Bryan Community Pottery
The mission of the John Bryan Community Pottery is to promote the appreciation of the ceramic arts in the community
by educating the public through classes, workshops, exhibits and by offering facilities for making ceramic work. We
offer classes to people of all ages, races, orientation and proficiency of working with clay. Studio space is also available
to Studio Renters with a demonstrated ability to work independently, however the studio is not designed nor intended
to serve as a facility for the commercial production of pottery.
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Miller Fellowships are offered to the following individuals:
- A full-time, degree-seeking student in good standing at a Greene County college or university with a preference towards an Antioch College student
- A high school student who is a resident of Yellow Springs/Miami Township or an attendee at Yellow Springs High School; high school Miller Fellows must be 16 years old or older.
- A resident of Yellow Springs/Miami Township under the age of 25 in a gap year before or during college or home for a vacation period
- Students must have completed the YSCF’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute (NLI) or apply and complete the next available NLI during their employment.
- The identified Miller Fellow can be a current employee of the nonprofit if they meet the requirements above.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org