In order to suit the needs of a variety of artists and maintain an atmosphere of momentum and diversity, the Red Lodge Clay Center offers two residency options. Year-long residencies run from September 1st through August 15th. Short-term, proposal based residencies ranging from one to eight weeks, are considered from September 1st through May 31st. Please submit separate applications if applying for both residency options.
The year-long residency is ideal for committed individuals in
transition from post baccalaureate studies to graduate school, as well
as those pursuing the development of professional artistic careers.
Self-directed ceramic artists searching for the time, space and
resources needed to explore new ideas and create new work will enjoy the
rural mountainous setting. Accepted residents will be provided with
studio space, housing, utilities, and a monthly stipend in exchange for
twenty hours of work per week at the Clay Center. Responsibilities will
include assisting in the retail operation of the gallery, teaching
community clay classes, as well as cleaning and maintenance of the
studio and gallery. Residents will be responsible for personal living
expenses, as well as all material and firing expenses. The application deadline is February 1st.
The short-term residency is ideal for the ceramic artist who is
working to complete a special project requiring one to eight weeks'
time. Accepted short-term residents are provided with studio space and
24 hour access to the studio. Fully furnished apartments are available
for $450.00 per month or a prorated basis congruent with the scheduled
residency. Short-term residents will be responsible for personal living
expenses, as well as all material and firing expenses. The application deadline is July 13, 2012 for residency proposals occurring between September 1st through May 31st.
The Red Lodge Clay Center welcomes applications from ceramic
artists who will thrive working as a team, in a community minded
PO Box 1527 Red Lodge, MT 59068 Ph. 406.446.3993