Studio Tech position @ Medalta

If you’re a ceramic artist who is looking for their dream job, you’ve found it. Medalta is the best place to work! Ok, we may be a little biased, but if you know what quartz inversion is, you should definitely send in your application. Like fixing kilns? Then you’re who we’re looking for – a full time Studio Technician for the Medalta International Artists in Residence program.
To apply, send your cover letter & resume to [email protected] with the subject line Studio Technician before January 14, 2022.
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MIAIR Solo Exhibitions Artist Talks Tomorrow!

You are invited to join us on Monday 28 June at Noon MT for virtual talks presented by Carmen Belanger, Yvonne Kustec, Julie-Claude Vezeau-Croteau, Amy Duval, with Carole Epp, Curator.
Our year-long Artists-in-Residence and Studio Technician/Permanent Resident will speak about their Solo Exhibitions that are currently installed in our Yuill Family Gallery.
For more information on their shows and to view the exhibitions online, please go to:
If you are in town, the exhibitions are now open for viewing until July 3rd.
Meet Medalta is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: MIAIR Solo Exhibitions Artist Talks
Time: Jun 28, 2021 12:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 972 9469 0032
Passcode: 735516
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residency opportunity: Medalta Residency 2021/2022

Application Deadline extended to May 15
Application Fee waived for May 15
Description: The Artists in Residence Program is at the heart of creativity at Medalta. Artists from all over the world come to Medalta for lengths of time from one month to a year to make in a community that validates risk and nurtures creativity. This self-directed residency is designed to serves artists at all stages of their careers. Students, emerging artists, and established artists are able to work together in our open, spacious, semi-private studios.
Long Term Residency: September 2021 through July 2021
Flex Residencies: Two to six months
One Month Residencies
Strojich Fellowship: $1000 Award, accommodation and studio fee provided by Gwen Strojich

residency opportunity: FLEX @ Medalta DEADLINE SEPT 15th!

2 – 8 months, between September 3rd, 2020 to July 30th, 2021
$515/month (CDN)
Application Deadline: May 15th, 2020 and September 15th, 2020

Fee includes:

  • 24 hour studio access
  • Full access to the entire Historic Clay District site
  • Glaze materials in test quantities
  • Use of shop glazes
  • Teaching and employment opportunities

Artist responsible for:

  • Materials, clay, personal tools
  • firings costs at reduced rate
  • Accommodations:

Our on-site housing, the BMO Artist Lodge, is available for artists to rent. Rooms cost $600-725 (CDN)/month. For more information on accommodations, click here.

Employment Opportunities Available for Long-Term Resident Artists:

  • Part-Time Event Staff
  • Production Assistant
  • Museum Front-Desk Reception
  • Instructor – Adult Pottery Courses
  • Instructor – Children’s Pottery Courses

For more information contact [email protected]


FLEX @ Medalta

De 2 à 8 mois, entre le 3 septembre 2020 et le 30 juillet 2021

515 $ CAD par mois

Dates limites de candidature: le 15 mai 2020 et le 15 septembre 2020


Les frais incluent

  • Accès au studio en tout temps
  • Accès complet au site Historic Clay District (Quartier historique de l’argile)
  • Glaçures en quantité suffisante pour effectuer des essaies
  • Utilisation des glaçures du studio
  • Opportunités d’emplois telles que l’enseignement

Responsabilités de l’artiste :

  • Matériel, argile, outils personnels
  • Les coûts de cuisson à un taux réduit
  • Hébergement :

Notre hébergement sur place, le BMO artiste Lodge, est disponible pour les artistes. Les chambres coûtent entre 600 et 725 $ CAN par mois. Pour plus d’informations sur l’hébergement, voir:

Opportunités d’emplois pour les artistes en résidence de longue durée

  • Employé aux évènements à temps partiel
  • Assistant à la production
  • Préposé(e) à la réception du musée
  • Instructeur – Cours de poterie pour adulte
  • Instructeur – Cours de poterie pour enfant

Pour toute information, vous pouvez contacter [email protected]

residency opportunity: Medalta International Artist in Residence

The Artists in Residence program is at the heart of creativity at Medalta. Artists from all over the world come to Medalta for lengths of time from one day to one year to make in a community that validates risk and nurtures creativity. This creativity is transferred to the community through both our Exhibition and Education programs.

The resident artists also teach in our Education program which includes curricular and co-curricular programming, as well as summer camps. The resident artists occupy a vital role in delivering programming in our lifelong learning program. As an organization, The Friends of Medalta Society has been a leader in developing creative pathways in museology, social enterprise, and community engagement.