Jobs, Fellowships, Internships & More

Are you or your organization a member of The Furniture Society? If so, we want to help you get the word out about any opportunity you may be offering that would be of interest to other Furniture Society members. If you have a fellowship, internship, residency, or other opportunities to post please send the details to opportunities@furnituresociety.org. Please be sure to include contact information, links to any application forms or other information on your website, and all relevant dates.

 


Equipment Technician opening at SDSU

The San Diego State University School of Art and Design is seeking excellent candidates for the position of Equipment Technician I (Mechanical), a full-time, benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. To receive full consideration, apply by Monday, September 3, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.

Find a complete job description and application information at this link:

San Diego State Equipment Technician Position

(that URL is a listing of all open positions at SDSU, scroll down to find and click on Job ID# 6693)

Anyone having questions about the position can contact Adam Manley <amanley@sdsu.edu>, Assistant Professor of Furniture Design and Woodworking at SDSU.

 

Haystack Scholarship

The Furniture Society along with Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is proud to announce a three-year partnership, to support artists working in the field of woodworking and furniture design. Over the next three years, The Furniture Society, through a juried process, will select one Furniture Society member each year to receive a full scholarship to attend a summer workshop in wood at Haystack.

Furniture Society member Joe Goodwin is the inaugural recipient and is taking the workshop, Furniture: Form, Texture and Surface in Sculpted Form with Brent Skidmore. Congratulations Joe!

Watch out for the next call for scholarship applicants later this year.

Joe Goodwin Haystack Scholarship Recipient

Scholarship Opportunity

THE MAKERS HAND

In 2019, the Florida School of Woodwork in Tampa FL will awarding  “The Makers Hand” scholarship.

The goal of the scholarship is to encourage the next generation of woodworkers and support them in their learning.  Applicants must be between 16yrs and 25yrs old, they must have desire to engage in craft and a creative mind.

This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, but successful applicants must confirm their participation by paying the standard $45 registration fee and remain responsible for the costs of their own travel, lodging, meals, materials, and any supply fees.

To apply, please submit the following by  December 31st, 2018. (more…)

2018 Mineck Fellowship Applications

'New-in career' furniture makers are encouraged to apply for the 2018 John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship. Offered by the John D. Mineck Foundation, this $25,000 fellowship is awarded annually to an emerging maker "... who demonstrates skill and commitment to their craft." Several Furniture Society members have been awarded this fellowship in recent years.

Applications are open through August 13, 2018. The winner will be announced on September 3, 2018.
For more information:
More information can be found here:
https://societyofcrafts.org/about/artist-opportunities/mineck-fellowshipTo apply for this fellowship: