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Artist Opportunities

Work-Study Positions

The Work-Study Program at Snow Farm is an opportunity for students, artists and craftspeople (ages 18+) to work at Snow Farm in various capacities in exchange for tuition-free workshops, housing, and meals when the dining hall is open. The Program runs from May – November in three, 7-week sessions. The 2020 application period is now open with a $25 application fee. 

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Independent Residency Week

For people who wish to bring their ideas and materials to the Snow Farm studios for a week of supported art time, our studios are open for you September 8 – 12, 2020.  Each resident will receive a spacious personal workspace in a shared studio with a small group of other residents. No instruction is available during the residency but a studio monitor will assure the safe and proper use of equipment; where it applies, the monitor will schedule firings. The Snow Farm kitchen will provide hearty and delicious meals and residents can choose from among the standard Snow Farm housing options. The cost of the program depends on the studio and the type of housing. A brief application is required before registering. These residencies are available in

Faculty - Summer Program for High School Students

Snow Farm Summer is a residential studio craft program for high school students, the only one like it in the country!  Faculty members live on campus with the students and teach two class each day.  Each class of 9 students has two instructors.  Program dates, including staff orientation are July 2 - Aug 1, 2020. We are looking for enthusiastic, patient, dependable, creative artists with teaching experience to instruct students in the following topics:

  • Glassblowing
  • Flameworking
  • Ceramics
  • Metalsmithing & Jewelry 
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Metal Sculpture & Fabrication

In addition to responsibilities in the studio, all studio instructors participate in recreational activities and assist with overall supervision of the students in the residential setting. All positions are temporary and require living on campus in Williamsburg, MA. This position includes salary, dorm accommodations, and all meals. Whether you are an established artist or have just completed your MFA, we look forward to hearing from you! 

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Request for Proposals

Snow Farm will host our 3rd annual Art Retreat for Educators, June 26 - 30, 2020. We are seeking proposals from artist/educators for two presentations to take place on Saturday evening, June 27 between 7:30-9:30pm. Proposed presentation length can vary (between 30 – 75 minutes). Selected presenters will receive 25% off workshop tuition and a complimentary standard room/board package during the retreat.  Applications accepted until March 1, 2020.  Accepted presenters will be notified on April 1, 2020. 

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Workshop Instructors

Each year, Snow Farm features a diverse roster of exceptional workshop instructors.  We welcome proposals from highly skilled teaching artists and craftspeople who are interested in sharing some aspect of their expertise with our creative community. An ideal instructor will enjoy working with students of varying skill levels, be charasmatic, and demonstrate dedication their craft/art. 

In order to be considered, please submit a workshop proposal using our online application form.  You will be asked to submit

  • a brief workshop description or two (60 - 80 words each)
  • an artistic bio or resume featuing teaching experience and accomplishments within your field
  • links to your website and to social media pages that feature your work
  • professional quality images of your work

Snow Farm generally reviews workshop proposals between January and June for the following calendar year; however, review may also occur outside of that timeframe.  We encourage you to submit your idea at any time.  Proposals will be kept on file for two years. 

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Seconds Sale Artists

The Annual Seconds Sale is a fundraiser that supports Snow Farm, a nonprofit organization, and the artists whose work we sell. Over 3000 buyers visit the Seconds Sale over three weekends in November.

For artists: no set-up, no selling. Deliver your work to us, priced to sell, and enjoy a 50/50 split on all sales. Over 200 artists participate each year and new makers are always welcome. 

Seconds can be excess inventory, experimental pieces, discontinued lines, or slightly flawed items. 

Interested?  Please submit your request to participate through our online form below.  You will be asked to include a few images of the work you wish to sell. 

Seconds Sale Inquiry