Top 5 Reasons to Apply for Glass Resident Assistantship
Top 5 Reasons to Apply for
Glass Resident Assistantship
The Resident Assistantship is a professional development opportunity for emerging artists who have recent work experience in a glass blowing studio. Our program will help to further prepare you as a future creative entrepreneur and glass artist.
- Live and work in one of the top arts and outdoor destinations in the US
Tucked away in the mountains of Western NC, Asheville is known for its vibrant art scene and natural beauty that is sure to spark inspiration. Spend your free time hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, exploring waterfalls, or just soaking in the views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Conveniently located, you will be living and working within a short distance of Asheville’s many galleries, museums, restaurants, breweries, and parks.
- Join a growing community of local glass artists
The mountains around Asheville have long drawn the attention of glass artists, drawn in by the natural beauty and creative community, many have made it their permanent home. The glass scene is ever-growing here, this is an opportunity to develop invaluable connections with other glass artists working and living in the area.
- Gain hands-on experience in the hot shop
Further your skills and expand your knowledge of glassblowing alongside other young glass artists in this fun, fast-paced and creative studio environment.
- Work one-on-one with experienced glass artists
Co-owners and founders, Geoff and Billy have a wealth of knowledge to share about both the creative and business aspects of owning and operating a successful art studio and gallery.
- Test the market with your own product designs
Show your work in our highly trafficked gallery gaining exposure to a diverse audience, we welcome people from all over the world into our gallery on a daily basis.
To learn more about the Resident Assistantship or to submit an application please visit the Opportunities page of our website,