Wednesday, 20 August 2014

residency opportunity: London Potters Guild

Artist in Residence Program

The Artist in Residence program was created to give up and coming artists an opportunity to set up a studio in exchange for 8 hours of studio technician support each week at the London Clay Art Centre.  This residency program allows ceramic artists to pursue their artistic endeavors while working in a state of the art ceramic studio and contributing to the community of fellow ceramic artists. 
What the London Clay Art Centre Provides

·       Private studio space, 7 feet by 10 feet, electric wheel, electrical hook-up, standard shelving
·       24 Hour access to the studio
·       Access to all equipment, (3 electric kilns, two slab rollers, well stocked glaze kitchen, two extruders)
·       Opportunities for sale of work in the retail store and Annual Fall and Spring Sales
·       Paid teaching and workshop opportunities
·       Exit Show/exhibition
·       Opportunities to be featured artist in the gallery space
·       Website visibility
·       Participation in bi-monthly critiques
·       Free attendance at workshops presented at the LCAC, in exchange for setup and tech work during workshop (above and beyond the 8 hours scheduled work each week)
·       10 Kilograms of reclaim clay a week provided
What the Artist In Resident Contributes

·       Commit to one 8 hour shift or two 4 hour shifts each week of technical work.  Shifts will be coordinated in conjunction with the Studio Technician and may include tasks such as helping maintain a clean studio, loading and unloading of kilns, maintaining glazes, slips, and clay reclaim.
·       Spend a minimum of 10 hours within the studio each week dedicated to personal work
·       Process all personal work (ie. load and unload kilns with personal work in them)
·       Maintain a personal blog or website that the LCAC can link to from its website
·       Contribute one piece to the LCAC permanent collection at the end of term
·       Resident Artists are responsible for their own housing
 Please visit their website for full details.
      London Potters Guild
C/O London Clay Art Centre
664 Dundas Street
London, ON. N5W 2Y8
Tel: 519-434-1664

1 comment:

gerry said...

Ohh! London, Ontario !