Roundup of Ceramic Arts Opportunities from NYFA Source

Time to get your hands on some clay! Springtime is the season to apply for pottery workspace grants and fellowships. We’ve gathered a list of upcoming deadlines for ceramics opportunities around the country.

Baltimore Clayworks

Salter Residency Fellowship
& Margie
and Tom Pozefsky Fellowship for Emerging Artists

April 15, 2015

Clayworks provides free year-long artist residencies in their ceramics studios
through their two fellowship programs, which both include materials stipends,
exhibition opportunities, and the option of selling work through the gallery
shop. The Margie and Tom Pozefsky Fellowship for Emerging Artists also provides
travel money and mentorship. Applications for their subsidized
studio residency program
and their studio
and summer internship programs
are also due April 15th.

Northern Clay Center

Potter Studio Fellowship
, Fogelberg
Studio Fellowship
, Warren
MacKenzie Advancement Award
, McKnight
Ceramic Fellowship
, and McKnight

April 24, 2015

Based in
Minneapolis, MN, the Northern Clay Center offers a variety of cash grants and
workspace opportunities for ceramic artists of all career levels, hailing from
Minnesota or elsewhere. Take a look at their helpful eligibility table to
figure out which programs to apply for:

Red Lodge Clay Center


May 1, 2015

Right by
Yellowstone National Park, the Red Lodge Clay Center in Montana offers
short-term residents 1-8 weeks of free studio time between September 1st
and May 31st, plus the option of subsidized housing. Ceramic artists
focused on socially engaged artmaking might also consider the DO
GOOD-MJ Wood Memorial Short-Term Residency
, which offers free housing, plus
an additional stipend. That program takes place between January 1st and
May 31st and has a September 2nd deadline.

Pottery Northwest

in Residence

May 1, 2015

Pottery Northwest seeks artists who will embrace their community spirit, taking
advantage of 6 months to 2 years of free studio space and $1,000 credit towards
firing fees, plus opportunities to teach, sell work, take free classes, and
make use of their wood-fired pizza oven.

Looking for more? Try running a search in NYFA Source
for more ceramic arts opportunities by clicking the Discipline tab and selecting “Visual Arts: Ceramics” from the
dropdown menu. We’ve got over 12,000 opportunities and services geared towards
individual artists in the NYFA Source
, and it’s completely free to use. Take a look at our instructions
on how to search Source
and start building your creative plans.

– Lisa Szolovits, Researcher, Artist Resources

Image: Walter McConnell (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14), A Theory of Everything: White Corner, 2008.

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