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Craft Alliance is a non-profit art center in St. Louis, Missouri, dedicated to exhibiting contemporary craft and teaching craft techniques. Nationally recognized as one of the premier craft organizations in the country, Craft Alliance is the only organization of its kind in the region solely dedicated to contemporary craft. Craft Alliance offers classes in craft techniques, artist residencies, community programs, exhibitions and a gallery shop. Relocated in 2020 to 5080 Delmar, Craft Alliance has studios for ceramics, print and paper arts, metals, fibers, glass, wood, 2-D art, digital art, and artists-in-residence. Craft Alliance organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Craft Alliance welcomes resumés and applications from individuals interested in working in the arts. As specific openings occur, they are listed below.
Retail Gallery Shop Manager
Craft Alliance has an opening for a full-time Retail Gallery Shop Manager who oversees all aspects of the operation of the Craft Alliance Retail Gallery Shop: managing the retail staff, managing inventory, and managing sales in the Shop and the Exhibition Gallery (exhibitions are curated by the Deputy Director). For a detailed job description and how to apply, click here.
Part-Time Gallery Associates (Seasonal)
The Craft Alliance Gallery Shop is seeking part-time gallery associates for the upcoming holiday season. Retail experience is preferred. Interest in art and contemporary craft is helpful. Flexible schedule. Fun environment! Associates also receive a discount in the gallery shop. Send resume & cover letter to: Craft Alliance Gallery Shop, 5080 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108 or email email@example.com.
Craft Alliance is looking for experienced Art Handlers to help with exhibitions and installations in our Staenberg Gallery and in the Creative Commons on a contract basis. Pay is competitive and hours are flexible—in most cases we can work around other commitments. Please send resume and cover letter to Jennifer Scanlan, Deputy Director at jennifer.scanlan@
Craft Alliance seeks fibers/textiles artists, printmakers and woodworkers interested in mentoring students for Crafting-A-Future, a mentoring program that provides education in craft media to 30 young artists, ages 13-19, throughout the St. Louis metro area.
Crafting-A-Future operates a total of 30 weeks (minus holidays/breaks) utilizing the studios at Craft Alliance. Young artists spend 10 weeks in one studio, and then have the opportunity to rotate to up to two other studios with 10-week spans before a group exhibition in June 2023. Their goal is to show growth in their portfolio over each year they've invested in the program, eventually helping them pursue post-secondary arts education or a career in an arts-related field.
Each studio is taught by two professional/working artists that create a syllabus and schedule together. Classes run from 12-5 pm on Saturdays, from Sept. 17, 2022-May 27, 2023. To apply, please send a resume and/or portfolio or website to Lowell Daniels, Community Programs Manager, at lowell.daniels@
Craft Alliance offers workshops and classes in Clay, Fibers, Metals, Glass, Wood, and 2D. For consideration, please email a letter of interest and your teaching/artist resume to Grant Benoit, Director of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.