Pilchuck Glass School (PGS) is an international center for glass art education. Our serene campus in Stanwood, Washington, is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on a former tree farm. PGS has an exhibition space and administrative office in Seattle, Washington, located in historic Pioneer Square.

Careers at Pilchuck Glass School offer the exciting opportunity to support artists as they grow in their artistic practice. ​


Open Positions


Artistic Director

Pilchuck Glass School is seeking a creative leader to shape and implement the next phase of the institution’s programming. The Artistic Director will plan and oversee the educational and artistic programming of Pilchuck while building the necessary partnerships to ensure that program goals are met. They will set and lead the organization’s programmatic vision; represent the organization to its past, present, and prospective constituents; and manage interactions with an array of creative professionals on and off campus.

To Apply:

Review job description here. Applications are due by Friday, December 21, 2018 and should include the following:

  • A one-page cover letter outlining your interests in, and qualifications for the position
  • Resume or CV
  • Set of images (10-20) of past and current artistic work AND/OR similar documentation of relevant arts educational projects (at least 3 examples with narrative) [10 MB max, please reduce image sizes to accommodate]
  • Artist or educational philosophy statement (one-page)
  • List of five references, with a brief explanation about your professional connection and contact information for each

Please submit all suggestions, nominations, and applications in confidence to jobs@pilchuck.com, subject: "Artistic Director Position, Your Name". Please make sure to label all files with your name.  No phone calls please.


Exhibitions Coordinator

Pilchuck Glass School is seeking a self-motivated and highly responsible team member to serve as the Exhibitions Coordinator. This is a part-time position providing year-round support to the Artistic and Executive Directors of monthly activities and long-range planning and administration of Pilchuck’s Seattle Exhibition Space. Coordination and installation of exhibitions, along with excellent customer service and stewardship of the organization, are at the core of this position.

To Apply:

Applications have now closed.


Pilchuck Glass School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and participants. Pilchuck encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran, or disability status.