ARTIST IN RESIDENCY
Our Artist in Residence program is open to qualified clay artists looking to enhance their knowledge and experience in a working studio environment. Residents are expected to work to develop a strong and cohesive body of work, have a visible presence in the studio and interact with members of the clay community and the public. This year-long adventure starts on September 1, 2019 and continues through August 31, 2020.
Deadline: July 31, 2019 at midnight
What you should expect…
Use of fully equipped semi-private studio space where you will spend a minimum of 10 hours per week on your own work
Full run and use of the Clay Arts Center’s facilities
Materials and Firing allowance
Open invitation to attend all classes and workshops during residency
Opportunity to teach classes and receive compensation for teaching private lessons
A group show in the Schacht Gallery at the end of your residency
What we expect from you…
Working 15 regularly scheduled hours each week. Duties will include loading, unloading & firing kilns, managing and maintaining studio facilities, equipment & inventory and performing other regular maintenance required in the daily operations of the facility.
Help with our two major fundraising events, including making at least 100 bowls for our Annual Chili Bowl Fundraiser
Attend & represent the Center at community events, workshops & gallery openings.
What is required…
The candidate must have a BFA, BS or MFA with a concentration in Ceramics, be dependable, reliable and self-motivated and have experienced and understand a communal studio environment
The candidate must complete and submit the online application by July 20th
Complete the online application for the Artist in Residence Program below, then email Jill Kovachick (firstname.lastname@example.org) a zip file of your 10 jpeg images (no larger than 2 MB each) by the deadline.