Open Call

Artist Residency Program

Carbondale Clay Center

With Funding
Carbondale, United States


A Carbondale Clay Center Residency 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 through monthly studio tasks and personal studio practice. Residents should be enthusiastic and dedicated to their artwork, enjoy working with other people in a community studio setting and have a working knowledge of the ceramic medium. Previous experience working in a ceramic studio is strongly preferred. The program is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and personal growth of emerging and established ceramic artists. Residencies range from one to two years. 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.

Number of Participants

Carbondale Clay Center Artist in Residency Program has 2 participants at a time.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


September 01, 2020 - August 31, 2021


  • $100.00 stipend (monthly)


  • $30.00 application fee


Ceramic Facility, Co-Working, Gallery, Shared Studio


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Exhibition, Open Studios, Professional Development, Self-Directed


Ceramics, Visual Arts



Program Description

What you can expect from us: Shared studio space of ~ 200 square feet $100 monthly stipend 24hr access to all facilities Teaching opportunities w/ 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: 20hrs/week of active studio time 30 Resident Hours per month (outlined below) 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 to the CCC collection Artist talk for the community

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