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Resident Artist Program (Award)
Last Update 11/7/2016 7:07:00 PM

Address 139 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia,PA 19106
Phone Number (215)925-3453
Fax Number (215)925-7774
TTY Number (000)000-0000
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.theclaystudio.org
Executive Director Mr. Christopher R. Taylor
Founding Year 1974
Incorporating Year 1979
Mission Statement The Clay Studio is a non-profit educational and arts organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the ceramic arts and the work of new clay artists.

Program Name Resident Artist Program
Program Contact Ms. Jennifer Zwilling, Curator of Artistic Programs
Program Phone (215) 925-3453 x18
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 1974
Description of Program The Resident Artist Program, the Studio's first and core program, provides juried artists, including a fellowship recipient, cost-efficient studio space, supplies and equipment, as well as exhibition and teaching opportunities. Monthly rent of $125-$250.00.
Conditions/Public Service Requirements Residents share common housekeeping work and contribute time to The Clay Studio as well.
Award Website http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/residency.php

Where does the program take place? Arts Center
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? Yes
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
  • Subsidized Studio Space
  • Facilities/Equipment Access
  • Exhibition Space/Opportunity
  • Technical Support/Professional Development
  • Insurance
  • Professional contacts/referrals
  • Materials
  • Other:teaching opportunities
Description of Support or Services A residency at The Clay Studio includes:

* studio space (approximately 185-195 sq. ft.)
* use of four electric and two gas kilns
* collective buying of materials
* a glaze mixing area
* teaching opportunities
* One solo exhibition sometime after the artist has been in residence for at least two years
* Group exhibition opportunities
* Grant writing support from our Development staff
* Professional support from the Curator and other staff

Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award)

Related Arts
Visual ArtsCeramics
Visual ArtsCrafts
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Worldwide
Gender No Requirement
Age No Requirement
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply? No
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • No Requirement
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions n/a

Total Number of Applicants (annually) 0
Total Number of Recipients (annually) 0
Total Number of Awards (annually) 0
Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $0

Procedure Open Application
Contact Requirements All interested individuals are strongly encouraged to visit The Clay Studio prior to applying.
Material/Process See website for details on application materials and guidelines: http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/residency.php
Application Fee $15

Exact Deadline
Approximate Deadline Mid-April
Rolling Deadline No
Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines

Selection Process/Criteria The current body of Resident Artists, the Curator of Artistic Programs and one invited guest review and rank applicants. The Curator of Artistic Programs will then interview a small group of applicants based on the initial ranking. Spaces in the program are made available as current residents reach their 5-year term limit or leave the program before their term is up.
Notification Process All applicants will be notified by email by May 1st 2016. Selected artists must accept or decline residency by May 15th. The residency will begin on September 1, 2016.

Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? False
Awardee's Public Service Requirement? Residents share common housekeeping work and contribute time to The Clay Studio as well.