Announcing the Project Studios Ceramics Summer Residency for 2019
The residency will take place June 15 through August 31
About the Residency
The Project Studios Ceramics Residency is a work-only residency focused on exploring ceramics as a medium in contemporary art. Resident artists will have opportunities to create custom glazes, participate in Raku firings, and work with various techniques in clay. Although the focus of the residency is to produce new work in a mostly self-guided manner, there will the availability of consultation and light instruction regarding safe and effective use of the tools and materials within the ceramics studio as well as opportunities for studio visits with other artists and independent curators and area gallerists who often visit the studios. In addition, the Residency offers creative interaction and exchange with other artists working in the Ceramics Studio who will share their knowledge and experience.
The artist chosen for the residency will be awarded a solo exhibition at PROTO GOMEZ Gallery in New York City in fall or winter of 2019. The exhibition will be featured on the PROTO Gallery Artsy page and all social media for PROTO Gallery and PROTO GOMEZ.
Artists awarded the residency will receive:
24-7 Access to the Clay Studio
A Studio Space (private or semi-private depending on availability) 24-7 Access
Use of Glazes and Glaze Formulating Chemicals and Glaze Formula Library
Opportunities to Participate in Raku Firings
Free Parking on-site
100 lb. of Clay
A Solo Exhibition at PROTO GOMEZ Gallery, a storefront exhibition space located in the Two-Bridges neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
About the Clay Studio:
Primarily, the studio is intended for artists, and non-artists interested in ceramics, of all experience levels to use on a monthly-membership basis. The studio is located a few blocks from the Hoboken PATH Train station, an easy connection to Lower Manhattan via various subway lines to WTC PATH, or from Brooklyn via the L Train to the 14th Street PATH Station. The studio also has free parking for members on-site.
Skutt KM1227PK Kiln
Olympic MAS1823HE Kiln
Skutt Model P Test Kiln
Custom-welded Amaco-Brent Extruder
Bluebird Pug Mill
Walker Pug Mill Mixer
60 Gallon Air Compressor
HVLP Spray Gun
2 Brent B Wheels
2 Brent C Wheels
2 Brent CXC Wheels
Randall Kick Wheel
Bailey Quick-trim Bat 23.5 in.
Various Plaster Bats
Large Assortment of Amaco Plastic Bats
Bailey Slab Roller
Tools and Brushes
Please note that this residency is work-only. We do not supply housing for artists-in-residence.