Glass Studio The Glazenhuis
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Job title: Artistic Staff Member - GlazenHuis Glass Studio
Type of contract: fixed-term replacement contract
Job description:
The GlazenHuis promotes itself as the Flemish Centre for Contemporary Glass Art and is a dynamic centre that aims to promote glass in all its facets. The GlazenHuis not only exhibits glass art through staging temporary exhibitions, but also extensively highlights the processes involved in the creation of glass objects in its professionally equipped glass studio. The glass studio has both a hot shop and a cold shop. 

Posted 23 October 2015

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As a glass studio staff member, you will share responsibility for daily operations in and the organisation and maintenance of both the hot and the cold glass studio.
-You will give demonstrations of glassblowing, assist other glass artists and, during workshops, introduce visitors and other interested parties to the art of working with hot glass. You will be jointly responsible for the production and finishing of glass products. Your duties will also involve a number of administrative tasks relating to operations in the glass studio.
-You will also provide assistance during the setting up and dismantling of exhibitions.
-You will be working as part of a small team and will regularly participate in team meetings.
Job requirements / candidate profile:
-You have experience of working with hot glass, with a focus on glassblowing and glass casting.
-You have experience in finishing glass, namely in saw-cutting, grinding, polishing and sandblasting
-You have a knowledge of the way a glass studio operates and of its infrastructure
-You are a team player, but are also able to work independently
-You are able to cope with stress
-You are eager to learn and show motivation
-You are meticulous in your work
-You are flexible and have no problems with regularly working at weekends
-You have a basic knowledge of working with computers (Windows / Outlook); knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator will be an advantage
We offer:
-A creative and varied job within a dynamic glass centre
-Salary in accordance with salary scales
To apply:
If you feel you are the right candidate to join our team, please send your letter of application and a CV (along with a portfolio if you wish) by e-mail to Jasmien Vanhoof at

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