Clay Art Center Artist-in-Residence Program
...is a year long and commences in September and is uniquely designed for emerging artists who need time and space to develop their voice. They gain invaluable experience teaching classes and contribute their technical knowledge and expertise by managing many jobs at the studio. CAC provides a supportive ceramic community, while appreciating the need for privacy and independent work.
CAC artists share technical information as well as routine studio chores, and any CAC resident will benefit from this co-operative experience. We offer adult and children's classes in wheel throwing, hand-building, and sculpture, and there are always excellent opportunities for teaching.
What our Residency Offers:
- One year residency commencing each September
- Private 10' x 10' studio space
- Free Firing
- $200 monthly stipend for materials
- Paid Teaching opportunities
- Solo exhibition in gallery at end of residency
- One year commitment
- Pug student clay
- Bisque Fire all student work
- Find own living space
- Hours of job vary , approx 10 - 15 hours per week.
- Application form (please print application below)
- Resume /CV
- 10 digital images of work completed during last 2 years
*Images submitted as jpegs 1800pixels at 72dpi or 6” x 6” at 300dpi max
- Artist's statement
- Completed Application Form
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident
Thank you for taking the time to apply for the residency program. We will take the utmost care in reviewing all the material we receive. To expedite matters, please make sure you include all of the above, and label each document and image with your name.
Applications are due by April 15 of each year.
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION (PDF)
CURRENT 2012-13 CAC Artists-in-Residence:
KELSEY DUNCAN: An integral part of our community and teaching staff in 2012-13, Kelsey will be staying on as a part of CAC this year. Kelsey received his BFA from the University of Montana and plans to apply for graduate school with the body of work he creates during his time at CAC. Originally from Southeast Idaho, KELSEY DUNCAN received his Bachelors of Fine Art from the University of Montana. Following his education he built a studio at his home in Missoula, Montana where he worked full time as a studio artist. Drawing heavily from his social and geological surroundings for content, he has found a well of inspiration living and working in the Northwest.
LINDSAY SCYPTA: Joining us from Columbus, OH, Lindsay completed a BFA in Art & Design from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Lindsay has been a summer intern Anderson Ranch Art Center and an artist-in-residence at Ashland University. Lindsay completed her MFA Ohio State University, following her thesis research to England, visiting the Wedgwood Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Brighton Palace.