Apply to be an Artist in Residence / Residencies

May 14, 2020

Organization Name: Pottery Northwest

Organization Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Residencies

Fee: Free


A residency at Pottery Northwest is an opportunity to grow as a ceramic artist, to engage in our thriving community and to provide a platform to develop your work and support your career. Applicants are chosen for the quality of their work, a perceived potential for growth, and the ability/willingness to actively contribute to the community within the studio. Residencies include studio space for six months to two years, a yearly firing stipend, and exhibition opportunities.

What you can expect from us:

-100 square foot semi-private studio space
-$750 annual firing & materials stipend
-24-hour access to a complete communal ceramics studio
-Teaching opportunities on a quarterly basis with competitive pay
-Opportunity to apply for up to $10,000 through the Wally Bivins Resident Artist Project Grant
-Exhibition opportunities, including a solo exit show
-Immersion in engaging & exciting community with 5-8 peer artists, strong student base, and visiting artists

What we expect from you:

-Focus on producing quality work. A minimum of 20-hours a week of active studio time is required.
-Contribute to the culture by engaging in gallery openings, attending and giving artist talks, supporting fellow residents, and engaging students and guests
-Assist with studio maintenance (quarterly clean ups & weekly 1 hour shop jobs)
-Contribute work for fundraising events on consignment
-Participate in fundraising events, including the donation of collaborative work and labor

Opportunity Website