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Staff Printer, Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP) seeks an experienced Staff Printer, with an MFA or other relevant degree in printmaking, who will contribute to the growth of its 21-year non-profit organization and staff of three existing staff printers. The Staff Printer will report to the Executive Director, and work with a dynamic team, making contributions to an established printmaking center. In addition, the Staff Printer will assist with the Center’s artist-in-residence program, educational programs, and will assist with general duties of a professional printmaking studio. The Staff Printer must have technical expertise covering a wide range of printing processes, with an emphasis on all forms of fine-art lithography using traditional stone, plate, and photo processes as well as facility in relief, intaglio and planographic techniques.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be: to further develop CCP’s editioning projects, to teach workshops, to enhance printmaking services, to assist in maintaining the studio and studio equipment, supplies and materials, and to cultivate printmaking artists to engage with the Center, seek fundraising opportunities, and generally be an ambassador for the Center that involves active engagement with the printmaking community throughout the tri-state area and worldwide. The Staff Printer will assist in exhibition planning and installation and flexibility is required in operating as part of a team.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Instruct at printmaking sessions and workshops, develop and co-facilitate innovative concepts appropriate for the skill set of the Center’s members and clients
• Identify editioning projects for diverse artists to complete at the Center
• Collaborate with other printmakers to enhance and increase workshop offerings
• Create a safe, supportive, inclusive and collaborative environment
• Build meaningful relationships with individuals interested in printmaking locally, throughout the United States, and internationally
• Maintain the equipment and supplies/inventory for the printmaking studios including repairs, scheduling, and program needs
• Document groups of participants who use the Center for printmaking and other purposes

• Minimum of four years working with printmakers in a professional setting, with a record of success
• Experience in high quality client service necessary for a functioning printmaking facility
• Strong team player, continually open to learning and teaching new skills and techniques
• Strong communication, organization and problem-solving skills
• Energy, enthusiasm, and commitment, with a high standard of professionalism
• Strong art portfolio with strong examples in printmaking techniques

Please email with your resume and letter of interest. Please put Staff Printer Search in your subject line. No calls please.
Relevant research areas: North America, Contemporary

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