- To address the needs of individual professional ceramic artists for working space and facilities, artistic development, income from their profession, and public exposure
- Affordable studio space for resident ceramic artists for one to ten years
- 24-hour access to facility and equipment, including kilns (gas, soda, electric, raku, wood), glaze-mixing room, wheel classrooms with 44 wheels, handbuilding classroom with slab roller
- Private studios: from 100 to 210 square feet; one-year licenses renewable for two to nine years; available on a competitive, juried basis
- Common space: 35 - 72 square feet of vertical storage space and use of common worktables and wheels; one-year licenses renewable for one year; available on a first-come, first-serve basis
Please download this pdf for further information on access and studio amenities.
Studio JuryingApplications are reviewed biannually on November 15 and April 12 (and in the interim, if unexpected vacancies arise). These are not postmark deadlines. E-mail or faxed applications will not be accepted.
- Required application materials are:
- Completed application form (available either at the Center or click here)
- Current resumé
- 10 labeled slides of current work, with separate slide list, or CD
- S.A.S.E. for return of slides.
- Selection panel includes: a current studio artist, a ceramic artist who is not formally affiliated with either NCC's studio or education programs, and two members of the NCC staff; chaired by Pete Scherzer, Facilities and Studio Program Manager.
- Selection criteria include:
- Professional experience
- Quality of work
- Evidence of necessary technical skills
- Potential interest in other NCC programs