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Resident Artist: Application

Introductory Requirements:

Thank you for inquiring about the possibility of becoming a ClaySpace Resident Artist. This material describes the responsibilities, requirements and benefits of Resident Artists, an overview of the selection process and an application form. Please review all material carefully so that you don’t delay processing of your application. If you have any questions, please call, 630.393.2529.

The mission of ClaySpace Ceramic Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is to develop, sustain and promote a not-for-profit art-centered community that provides outstanding educational, artistic and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts to its resident artists and to the general public.

Consistent with our mission, Resident Artist positions are available to a preset number of individuals (18 or older) each quarter year. The total number of positions is determined by the constraints of the studio and reviewed by the Executive Board at the start of each new quarter. Their recommendations are taken to the next following Resident Artist meeting for a vote. The quarters are: January 1st through March 31st, April 1st through June 30th, July 1st through September 30th, October 1st through December 31st. You will also be required to pay a deposit that will be refunded when you leave if you are in good standing.

Resident Artist in Good Standing

A Resident Artist in good standing is defined as one whose quarterly dues have been paid up-to-date and who observes all the rules, policies and by-laws of ClaySpace.

ClaySpace Resident Artist responsibilities:

  • Payment of quarterly dues.
  • Abide by the by-laws, policies and rules.

RA Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Education

  • Studio Experience

  • Complete as applicable:

  • Current or past pottery classes or studio or club memberships, if any.

  • List all classes, if any, taken at ClaySpace:

  • Availability

    As a ClaySpace Resident Artist, when would you be most likely to use the facility? Select all that apply:

  • List below current references who have known you at least 3 years.

  • Short Answers

    Please provide a short answer to the following questions:

  • Please read before signing your application:

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • ClaySpace Ceramic Arts Center admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and other administered programs.

    Revised 10.2014

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