Resident Artist Program: The Clay Studio

Resident Artist Program: The Clay Studio

deadline: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Fellowships and Funding:

The Clay Studio is pleased to announce that in 2021 a major grant from the Windgate Foundation will allow them to offer greater financial support to each Resident Artist. The normal Program Fee/Rent ($200/month) will be completely waived, and each Resident will be offered a Fellowship granting a $250/month stipend.

About the Program:

The Clay Studio Resident Artist Program offers individuals the opportunity to further develop their work, to establish professional contacts and standards, and to work within a community of like-minded individuals in an urban environment for up to five years. The program is designed to reflect a range of experiences and diverse aesthetic approaches, cultures and perspectives.One of the longest ceramic residencies in the world, The Clay Studio Resident Artist Program allows artists to become successful members of The Clay Studio community, and the Philadelphia art community, while making national and international connections as well. 

A residency at The Clay Studio includes:

Resident Responsibilities Include

Application Deadline

Application deadline: June 30, 2021

How to Apply:

Click here to apply! The application will include:

Selection Process

The current Resident Artists, Jennifer Zwilling the Curator of Artistic Programs, and Linda Lopez, the Clay Studio’s distinguished guest juror for 2020 will review and rank applicants. The Curator of Artistic Programs will then interview a small group of applicants based on the initial ranking. Curator Jennifer Zwilling will conduct interviews by phone, at The Clay Studio, or at NCECA. Spaces in the program are made available as current residents reach their five year term limit or leave the program before their term is up. The number of spots available is not known until the time of application review. All interested individuals are strongly encouraged to visit The Clay Studio prior to applying.

Subject line: Resident Artist Application

Notification will be made via email.

For more information, and to learn more about The Clay Studio, please visit their website.

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