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Craft Artist

Job Summary

Responsible for Using a variety of techniques such as weaving, needlepoint, pottery, embroidering, painting, or welding to create handmade objects for sale or exhibition.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create by hand decorative object using a variety of methods depending on talent.
  • Employ use of different media such as ceramics, glass, paper, textiles, wood and metal.
  • Attend craft shows.
  • Set up exhibitions and promote using media, print, and other PR methods.
  • Search out different venues to display and sell products.
  • Develop prices for products.
  • Research competition and potential market.
  • Fabricate patterns and templates to aid in design.
  • Cut, shape, fit, join, mold, or otherwise process materials, using hand tools, power tools, and/or machinery.
  • Set specifications for materials, dimensions, and finishes.
  • Use computer software to create designs.
  • Create prototypes of models.
  • Meet with gallery owners to determine exhibition schedule.
  • Invoice customers for sold products.
  • Respond to customer complaints about product.