The resident artist serves an important role as a mentor to both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and compliments two full time faculty, a full time ceramics technician, adjunct faulty, and 4-6 MFA students. The resident artist is provided with a 150 square foot studio space, materials, and kiln access and will be paid to teach 1-2 courses each semester as an adjunct instructor. The ceramics studio is a spacious, state-of-the-art facility and includes a full compliment of ceramics tools and equipment. In addition, the program has a CNC mill for creating plaster molds, a ceramic decal printer, vinyl cutter and access to a laser cutter, 3d printer, 3d scanner, and a digital embroidery machine. Additionally, Tyler is located in North Philadelphia, less than a mile from Center City, home to numerous cultural attractions including The Clay Studio, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and The Pew Foundation, among many others.
The ideal candidate will have a MFA, either in ceramics or with significant experience in ceramics, a strong studio practice, and excellent studio work (open to all types of work – functional, figurative, sculptural, performance, installation, design, etc.). Previous university teaching experience is preferred but not required, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
For questions or inquiries, please contact Chad Curtis.
Tyler School of Art
2001 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122