Convergence: Indigenous Exchange & Encounter

Experience St. Louis in a new light as a historic Indigenous hub of encounter and exchange, transcending its colonialist title, “Gateway to the West.” Revel in the evocative medium of printmaking, where artists masterfully layer imagery, text, and memories to explore themes such as migration, ancestry, and language.

Now Hiring! Visitor Services Associate

The Manager of Retail Operations and Visitor Services is a full-time position that oversees all aspects of the front of house for Craft Alliance, from the operation of the Craft Alliance Shop to the staff in our Visitor Services position.

Now Hiring! Sumner Arts Program

As the teaching artist at Sumner High School, you will plan a 16-week syllabus with the support of Craft Alliance’s Community Programs Manager to align with St Louis Public Schools (SLPS) standards, grading, and evaluations. At the semester’s end, you will unveil a student-led, permanent mural you guided them to create and install on the premises. 

Now Hiring! Mural Arts Program Teaching Artist

Craft Alliance collaborates with local partners at schools, educational centers, community centers, and institutions to produce community-driven murals each year. The Mural Arts Program Teaching Artist is responsible for planning and leading classes at our partner institutions in the creation of a permanent or semi-permanent large-scale art piece.

Now Hiring! Community Programs Coordinator

The coordinator ensures quality student and visitor customer service and supports all Community Programs, including Crafting a Future, ArtSmarts, School residency programs, and Free Family Saturdays, among other initiatives. Coordinating responsibilities include staffing, collaboration with education and exhibitions, data entry, scheduling, ordering supplies, reporting, and tracking members, partners, and participants. 

Now Hiring! Crafting a Future Mentor Artist

Craft Alliance seeks fibers/textiles artists, jewelry, metalworking, and woodworking mentors for Crafting-A-Future, a portfolio-building program for arts-interested teens. Mentors design a 9-week course curriculum with a co-teacher and Community Programs Manager to transfer craft skills and professional knowledge to students in one of this year’s studios.

Now Hiring! Community Outreach Teaching Artist

Teaching Artists will collaborate with the Community Programs Manager to establish a lesson plan, materials, and supplemental needs for craft instruction, including single events and workshops. Instruction may be held at Craft Alliance or may be held at Craft Alliance, festivals, or other community-centered locations, festivals, and block parties.

where to begin when to end

2023-2024 Artists-in-Residence Marina Peng and Mee Jey explore ideas of cultural identity and isolation, motherhood, and, ultimately, survival through textile-based works

Craft Alliance Names Bryan W. Knicely As Its Next Executive Director

Craft Alliance, a visual arts non-profit located in St. Louis, MO, and nationally recognized as one of the premier craft organizations in the country, announced Bryan W. Knicely as its next Executive Director. Knicely will serve as Craft Alliance’s brand ambassador in a growing artist-minded community and will be responsible for the leadership and management […]