Opportunity: Artistic Director

Located in the wild and dramatic landscape of Caithness on the North East Coast of Scotland,North Lands Creative Glass is one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an artform, providing excellent facilities, opportunities and inspiration to artists working with glass from all over the world.

We run a programme of activities including master classes and symposia with renowned artists, glass skills classes, artist residencies, beginner workshops and community programmes. Our ethos is to encourage and support collaboration and experimentation between artists working across different media to extend the possibilities in the creative use of glass. Our international conference explores expansive themes around glass, contemporary art and craft, historical and social influence and local culture in a unique Highland setting.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Artistic Director from 1 October 2016 to advise the Board of Directors on the overall artistic direction of North Lands Creative Glass, to direct, plan and co-ordinate its master class and conference programme and advise on the selection of artists for its residency programme.

The appointment will be for a fixed term until 30 September 2019 on the basis of three months per annum of which six weeks will be based in Lybster, Caithness, with an introductory period of three months as Artistic Director Designate from 1 July 2016 to provide planning time for the 2017 programme.

Further details are available from North Lands Creative Glass, Quatre Bras, Lybster, Caithness KW3 6BN e-mail info@northlandglass.com

Application Deadline: 31/10/2015