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Sculptors assistant art intern in Linstead

Design Jobs | Graduate Internship | University

Sculptor studio internship helping team in all aspects of making bronze sculptures.

Job Description

Working in a rural studio on all aspects of lost wax casting life-sise bronze sculptures.

3 days a week, paying Minimum wage.

Much of the work involves the use of power tools, grinders and cutters. The work can be noisy and dirty and requires some strength to move the bronzes around. Most of the bronzes weigh about 35 kg. We use winches for heavier objects or two people, careful lifting technique and willingness is usually enough. We would expect applicants to be able to lift a 25kg bag of salt onto a table.

  • Confidence with power tools is preferred but specific experience of this industry is not essential.
  • Most of the previous assistants have been art graduates between degree and further study or career development.
  • There is a possibility of subsidized weekday accommodation.

What we offer

  • training in all aspects of lost wax casting
  • the opportunity to further your own art work
  • working as part of a small friendly team

We ask

  • At least finished university degree
  • some basic experience using hand tools
  • sufficient strength to lift 25kg sack onto a table
  • Art based education
  • Having an interest in furthering your own art practice

Further Information

Education Level
University
Location
Linstead
Working hours per week
24 - 30
Type of Contract
Graduate Internship
Salary indication
Between £7.38 and £7.83 per hour
Responsible for
Assisting team in all aspects of bronze casting mould making exhibiting etc.
Published at
07-08-2018
Type of Job
Design / Fashion
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Yes
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English