WORKSHOPS

We do not have any workshops scheduled at this time.


 

 

TOURS

Tours and demonstrations are available on a limited bases. We are always actively modeling, enlarging, mold and pattern making, metal working, and finishing surfaces with both paint and patina. The staff also perform comprehensive sculpture conservation, restoration, and installation services. Tours generally last 60 minutes and are available with group reservations. Contact studio@sewardjohnsonatelier.org for information and to make your reservations.

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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

 

The Seward Johnson Atelier is dedicated to providing education and training in the art of casting, painting, and finishing services for sculpture. Additionally, our mission includes educating the public about public art through the example of the artwork of Seward Johnson, with an emphasis on understanding Mr. Johnson’s inspiration and career.

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TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY

Teacher Professional Development Days begin with a tour of The Seward Johnson Atelier.  Your group will be lead through the facilities where we will discuss each stage of production for creating a Seward Johnson’ sculpture. Following the tour, there will be either a workshop or demonstration featuring techniques used in the creation of Seward Johnson’s work. Your group will continue their visit at the Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery, where the group will discuss the finished works of Seward Johnson and their impact on our community. You end the day exploring the beautiful Grounds For Sculpture 42 acre property at your own leisure.

 

For more information or to register for a workshops please contact studio@sewardjohnsonatelier.org

 

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INTERNSHIPS

 

The Seward Johnson Internship Opportunities

Metal Fabrication and Chasing Department

For individuals with an expressed interest in learning about metal fabrication and chasing.  Gain experience working with staff on life size and monumental cast sculptures.

Paint, Patina and Conservation Department

For individuals with an expressed interest in learning about paint and preservation.  Gain experience working with staff on finishes, cleaning and finishing life size and monumental sculptures.

Modeling Department

For individuals with an expressed interest in working with staff, sculpting life-size figures.  Includes designing and building armatures, and modeling anatomically correct figures and portrait heads.  Intern will be taught the proper use of modeling tools and equipment in the department as well as safety procedures.

Mold Making Department

For individuals with an expressed interest in learning about making different types of molds:  alginate molds and plaster casts from the live model, plaster waste molds and rubber molds (polysulfide, silicone, urethane) from life-size sculptures.  Inters will be taught the proper and safe use of the mold making tools, as well as the equipment used in the department.

Collection Management

For individuals with an expressed interest in learning about collection management.  Compatible majors may include history, art history, fine art, anthropology, museum studies and the humanities.  Some duties include but not limited to database work, digital image management, gallery maintenance, organizing of artwork and collection files.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

The Seward Johnson Altelier
14 Fairground Road, Suite A, Hamilton, NJ 08619
Attention:  Human Resources
Fax:  (609) 689-9046 – tsjahr@atlanticfoundation.org