Ceramic Artist Residency


Seeking committed, community-minded clay artists to be part of our dynamic studio residency program. Applicants are juried by a staff panel and emphasis is put on the quality of work and the candidates’ expressed desire to be part of a community studio. Residents receive private studio space with 24-hour access to facilities, a firing stipend, materials at cost, and an exhibit in the Firehouse Gallery. There is no preference for functional over sculptural. There are 2 positions available.

Residency Framework

  • Residents will create a cohesive body of work in an exhibit at the end of residency period
  • Residents have the option to participate in center-wide classes on a space available basis (responsible for materials fee, class fee is waived)
  • Residents will receive a stipend when funding is available
  • Artists are responsible for their own housing
  • Basic studio supplies are provided
  • Residents receive access to all of the facilities and technical expertise available through our staff and teaching faculty


  • Residents participate in various ways in the studio and contribute through support of studio operations, teaching classes and participation in special events (minimum 10 hours a week)
  • B.F.A. or M.F.A Ceramic degree is preferred though not required


Kate Whorton
Ceramics Director

Watch past ceramics residents speak about their residency experience