April 29, 2020
The Carbondale Clay Center Artist Residency Program is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and personal growth of emerging and established ceramic artists. This program is an ideal opportunity for a developing artist who is looking for a place to pursue focused work while gaining teaching experience and valuable technical skills. The selections are based on the quality and artistic merit of the work, and the diversity of the prospective group in terms of commitment, work, background, and stage of career development. There are two residents at a time. Residencies range from one to two years, starting September 1st and ending August 31st each year.
What you can expect from us:
-Shared studio space of approximately 200 square feet
-$100 monthly stipend
-24 hr access to all facilities
-Teaching opportunities with competitive pay
-Exhibition opportunities and retail gallery representation
-Ongoing efforts to introduce and help build relationships between Residents and prominent artistic figures in the Roaring Fork Valley.
-Help in Residents achieving their professional goals within the scope of the Residency and to the best of our abilities.
What we can expect from you:
-20 hrs per week of active studio time, in the pursuit of Resident goals
-30 Resident Hours per month (outlined in Handbook)
-A primary instructor for adult, kids, and outreach classes offered at CCC
-Bring unique perspectives and experiences to CCC through engagement with students, visitors, and events
-Strongly encouraged to participate in the making and donating of works for our two annual fundraisers
-Donate a quality piece, representative of your time as a resident, to the CCC permanent collection
-An introduction of yourself and your artwork to the community in the form of a Public Artist Talk / Visual Presentation to be held in October following your arrival
For more detailed information on experience, expectations, and requirements of a CCC Resident Artist, please download and read a copy of the Resident Artist Handbook prior to applying for this residency.